This custom ebook includes chapters from Clinical Exercise Physiology, Fourth Edition. It has been specifically designed for students taking the course Clinical Exercise Physiology (EXSC 480) at Eastern Washington University.
AudienceCustom ebook for students taking the course Clinical Exercise Physiology (EXSC 480) at Eastern Washington University.
The Profession of Clinical Exercise Physiology
General Interview and Examination Skills
Graded Exercise Testing
Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Heart Failure
Cardiac Electrical Pathophysiology
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Jonathan K. Ehrman, PhD, FACSM, is the associate program director of preventive cardiology and director of the weight management program at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He has a 33-year background in clinical exercise physiology and is certified by ACSM as a clinical exercise physiologist and as a program director. He previously served as the chair of the clinical exercise physiologist credentialing committee for ACSM.
Dr. Ehrman is author of more than 200 manuscripts and abstracts as well as several textbooks and chapters. He is an associate editor of the most recent edition (10th) of ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription. He was also the senior editor of the sixth edition of ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation and a member the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Ehrman earned his PhD in clinical exercise physiology from The Ohio State University.
Paul M. Gordon, PhD, MPH, FACSM, is a professor and chair of the department of health, human performance, and recreation at Baylor University. He is certified by the ACSM as a clinical exercise physiologist and has over 20 years of experience teaching clinical exercise physiology curricula and directing cardiopulmonary rehabilitation programs. Dr. Gordon has published more than 200 papers and abstracts and several chapters, including in ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription. He has also served as an examiner and coordinator for ACSM certification and credentialing.
Dr. Gordon is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, the Obesity Society, and the Centers for Disease Control Physical Activity Research Program. He is an international member of the Royal Society for Medicine. He earned his PhD in exercise physiology and an MPH in epidemiology from the University of Pittsburgh.
Paul S. Visich, PhD, MPH, has nearly 20 years of experience in clinical exercise physiology and is the director of the Human Performance Laboratory in the College of Health Professions at Central Michigan University. He worked for 12 years in a clinical setting that included cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation and primary disease prevention. His research interests involve the assessment of cardiovascular disease risk factors in children, the influence of resistance training in elderly populations, and altitude physiology.
Dr. Visich is a member of ACSM’s exercise physiology credentialing committee and previous chair of their professional education committee. He is the author of more than 70 published scientific articles and abstracts. He earned a PhD in exercise physiology and an MPH in epidemiology from the University of Pittsburgh.
Steven J. Keteyian, PhD, FACSM, has more than 35 years of experience working as a clinical exercise physiologist. He is program director of preventive cardiology at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Over the course of his career, Dr. Keteyian has focused on exercise and physical activity in both healthy individuals and those with chronic diseases. He is the author of more than 100 scientific articles and book chapters as well as four textbooks.
Dr. Keteyian is a member of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation and the American Heart Association. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. He earned his PhD from Wayne State University in Detroit.