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Considerations for the prescription of exercise and physical activity

This is an excerpt from Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs 6th Edition With Web Resource. By Jonathan Myers Guideline 6.1 Considerations for the Prescription of Exercise and Physical Activity When developing an exercise prescription, consider the following factors: Safety Factors Clinical history Risks associated with CVD progression or instability Ischemic and angina thresholds Cognitive or psychological impairment Associated Factors Vocational or avocational requirements Orthopedic limitations Previous and current activities Personal health and fitness goals An important initial consideration in exercise planning is safety. Safety considerations apply to both structured exercise training and leisure-time PA. While most patients can engage in...

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Example of standing orders to initiate outpatient cardiac rehabilitation

This is an excerpt from Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs 6th Edition With Web Resource. Appendix A: Example of Standing Orders to Initiate Outpatient CR Initiate monitored exercise program per outpatient CR policies and procedures. Determine target heart rate (THR) via sign- or symptom-limited graded exercise testing (GXT) or sign- or symptom-limited responses to submaximal exercise. Begin with a training duration of up to 30 min to tolerance, one to five times a week. Gradually increase duration of training exercise if patient cardiovascular and physiological responses are within normal limits. Observe participant for signs of exercise intolerance and adapt or...

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What are cardiac dysrhythmias?

This is an excerpt from Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs 6th Edition With Web Resource. By Alison L. Bailey, Alexis L. Beatty, Brian Carlin, Dennis J. Kerrigan, Steven J. Keteyian, Kirstine Laerum Sibilitz, Karen Lui, Ryan Mays, Jonathan Powell, Ray W. Squires, Diane J. Treat-Jacobson Cardiac dysrhythmias are abnormalities in heart rhythm. They are also known as arrhythmias or irregular rhythms. Many CR participants have a history of cardiac dysrhythmias, and some experience dysrhythmias during CR participation.1-3 Symptoms from dysrhythmias may or may not be present and vary from patient to patient. The effects of dysrhythmias can range from generally...

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Digital and emerging media in sports

This is an excerpt from Governance in Sport With Web Resource. By Galen Clavio and Matthew Zimmerman Sport media operate as a subset of the broader news and entertainment media, and that has been true in both traditional media and in digital and emerging media. As social networks emerged in the early part of the 21st century, sports played varying roles in the development of content and consumers. In some cases, sport media developed their own niches, and occasionally sport media acted as a leading audience attraction on certain media platforms. The sport media industry is similar to other media...

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Esports and the Olympic Games

This is an excerpt from Governance in Sport With Web Resource. By Steve Borawski, Michael Kidd, and Bonnie Tiell Governance in Action 14.2 An international federation is the cornerstone of global governance for traditional sports ranging from cycling, ice hockey, and softball to more obscure sports such as samba, lifesaving, and chess. The Global Association of International Sport Federations (GAISF) includes over 100 Olympic and non-Olympic sport federations, but entering 2020, there was no recognition of a federation for esports. According to the Olympic Charter, without a universally recognized independent, nongovernmental international federation, esports is not eligible for consideration as...

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