Exercise as it relates to Disease

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Exercise in disease is a resource where implications for exercise as they relate to different chronic diseases, and their treatments are explored. At least, that is what it started as, but has expanded to look at the role of exercise in many health conditions. The book will act as a platform in which students create "fact sheets" covering a wide range of topics as shown below. The University unit runs from August-December 2011/12/13/14. ** denotes fact sheets that achieved academic excellence in the related University unit in the year that they were created.

Please note that this is a student created resource and should not be taken as medical advice!

There is teaching resource support for this book.

Teacher - Ben Rattray (discusscontribs) 00:23, 7 August 2011 (UTC)

2014 Fact Sheets[edit]

  • Dance for Parkinson's Disease. Author:
  • The effect of hypothyroidism on exercise. Author:
  • The Benefits of Exercise for People with HIV. Author:
  • Effects of exercise on breast cancer recovery. Author:
  • Exercise and its effects on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Author:
  • Exercise and its role in living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Author:
  • Exercise and prevention of type II diabetes. Author:
  • The benefits of resistance training for people with down syndrome. Author:
  • The benefits of exercise on patients with Lupus Erythematosus. Author:
  • The importance of screening in the athletic population to detect early risk of Sudden Cardiac Disease. Author:
  • Use of virtual reality in balance rehabilitation following acquired brain injury. Author:
  • Weight Training vs Aerobic Training For Parkinson's Disease. Author:
  • Resistance exercise for patients with renal disease. Author:
  • Aerobic Exercise and its effects on Cystic Fibrosis. Author:
  • Exercise management for peripheral artery disease. Author:
  • Aerobic exercise and obstructive sleep apnea. Author:
  • Strength training for individuals living with multiple sclerosis. Author:
  • Effect of aerobic exercise training on atherosclerosis. Author:
  • Resistance training for Motor Neuron Disease. Author:
  • Benefits of physical exercise interventions for Myotonic Dystrophy patients. Author:
  • Resistance Training for athletes with Asthma. Author:
  • The role of exercise in reducing the need for joint replacement from osteoporosis. Author:
  • Plyometric training and Parkinson's disease. Author:
  • Exercise for prevention and treatment of Kyphosis. Author:
  • Whole body vibration exercise for patients with type 2 diabetes. Author:
  • Benefits of exercise in Down Syndrome. Author:
  • Exercise in the prevention of cancer. Author:

2013 Fact Sheets[edit]

Brain Health[edit]

Cancer related[edit]

Cardiovascular[edit]

Metabolic[edit]

Musculoskeletal[edit]

Pulmonary[edit]

Other[edit]

2012 Fact Sheets[edit]

Cardiovascular[edit]

Metabolic[edit]

Mental Health[edit]

Cancer related[edit]

Pulmonary[edit]

Musculoskeletal[edit]

Other[edit]

2011 Fact Sheets[edit]

Cardiovascular[edit]

Metabolic[edit]

Mental Health[edit]

Cancer related[edit]

Pulmonary[edit]

Musculoskeletal[edit]

Other[edit]

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