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Exercises for Multiple Sclerosis: A Safe and Effective Program to Fight Fatigue, Build Strength, and Improve Balance

by Brad Hamler

PUBLISHED: 30th September 2006
ISBN: 9781578262274
ANNOTATION:
Fight the impact of MS through fitness with specially designed exercises. In the U.S. alone, approximately 400,000 people have multiple sclerosis (MS). MS is an autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system. There are a variety of symptoms of MS and it affects people in different ways, but there is no cure. Fitness can help strengthen debilitated bodies, and make living with the disease a little easier. "Exercises for Multiple Sclerosis" outlines a detailed exercise plan that can help MS sufferers overcome their symptoms, especially fatigue and mobility problems. The latest book in the popular "Exercises for" series, "Exercises for Multiple Sclerosis" provides a tested program for people living with MS, making it an essential reference for anyone who suffers from MS. The exercises are clearly photographed in easy-to-follow sequences and contain complete descriptions. If you or someone you know suffers from MS, you need this book. "Exercises for Multiple Sclerosis" will help MS sufferers to achieve a healthier, happier, more productive life. 100 photos.
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PUBLISHED: 30th September 2006
ISBN: 9781578262274
ANNOTATION:
Fight the impact of MS through fitness with specially designed exercises. In the U.S. alone, approximately 400,000 people have multiple sclerosis (MS). MS is an autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system. There are a variety of symptoms of MS and it affects people in different ways, but there is no cure. Fitness can help strengthen debilitated bodies, and make living with the disease a little easier. "Exercises for Multiple Sclerosis" outlines a detailed exercise plan that can help MS sufferers overcome their symptoms, especially fatigue and mobility problems. The latest book in the popular "Exercises for" series, "Exercises for Multiple Sclerosis" provides a tested program for people living with MS, making it an essential reference for anyone who suffers from MS. The exercises are clearly photographed in easy-to-follow sequences and contain complete descriptions. If you or someone you know suffers from MS, you need this book. "Exercises for Multiple Sclerosis" will help MS sufferers to achieve a healthier, happier, more productive life. 100 photos.

Annotation

Fight the impact of MS through fitness with specially designed exercises. In the U.S. alone, approximately 400,000 people have multiple sclerosis (MS). MS is an autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system. There are a variety of symptoms of MS and it affects people in different ways, but there is no cure. Fitness can help strengthen debilitated bodies, and make living with the disease a little easier. "Exercises for Multiple Sclerosis" outlines a detailed exercise plan that can help MS sufferers overcome their symptoms, especially fatigue and mobility problems. The latest book in the popular "Exercises for" series, "Exercises for Multiple Sclerosis" provides a tested program for people living with MS, making it an essential reference for anyone who suffers from MS. The exercises are clearly photographed in easy-to-follow sequences and contain complete descriptions. If you or someone you know suffers from MS, you need this book. "Exercises for Multiple Sclerosis" will help MS sufferers to achieve a healthier, happier, more productive life. 100 photos.

Publisher Description

Improve Balance.

Author Biography

Brad Hamler worked with the Atlanta chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to develop this program. A fitness professional with 20 years of experience, he is certified by the National Society of Sports Medicine and the American Council on Exercise. A native of New York City, he now lives in the Atlanta, Georgia area.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Foreword by Ben W. Thrower, M.D. Introduction: Maintenance Is Progress Part I: About Multiple Sclerosis Chapter 1: What Is Multiple Sclerosis? Chapter 2: Diagnosing Multiple Sclerosis Chapter 3: Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis Chapter 4: Treatment of Symptoms Chapter 5: The Benefits of Exercise Part II: Exercises for Multiple Sclerosis Chapter 6: Gait Analysis Chapter 7: Core/Ab Training Chapter 8: Resistance Training Chapter 9: A Positive Mental Approach Part III: The Workouts Conclusion: You Inspire Me Appendix A: Glossary Appendix B: Training Log Appendix C: Resources

Long Description

Fight the impact of MS through fitness with specially designed exercises. In the U.S. alone, approximately 400,000 people have multiple sclerosis (MS). MS is an autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system. There are a variety of symptoms of MS and it affects people in different ways, but there is no cure. Fitness can help strengthen debilitated bodies, and make living with the disease a little easier. "Exercises for Multiple Sclerosis" outlines a detailed exercise plan that can help MS sufferers overcome their symptoms, especially fatigue and mobility problems. The latest book in the popular "Exercises for" series, "Exercises for Multiple Sclerosis" provides a tested program for people living with MS, making it an essential reference for anyone who suffers from MS. The exercises are clearly photographed in easy-to-follow sequences and contain complete descriptions. If you or someone you know suffers from MS, you need this book. "Exercises for Multiple Sclerosis" will help MS sufferers to achieve a healthier, happier, more productive life. 100 photos.

Product Details

Author
Brad Hamler
Short Title
EXERCISES FOR MULTIPLE SCLORO
Pages
154
Publisher
Healthy Living Books
Language
English
Photographer
Peter Field Peck
ISBN-10
1578262275
ISBN-13
9781578262274
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Illustrations
Yes
Year
2006
Publication Date
2006-09-30
Subtitle
A Safe and Effective Program to Fight Fatigue, Build Strength, and Improve Balance
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
1st
Series
Exercises For
Series Number
6
Audience
General/Trade