This text discusses how theoretical and applied aspects of exercise
testing and exercise prescription must be modified due to the
restrictions and/or limitations created by a specific health state.
Topics covered include: general principles of exercise testing and
exercise prescription; discussion of the importance of such general
factors as age, gender, and environment; specific health states,
general treatment, risk factors, how it may affect and be affected
by exercise; how to modify exercise testing procedures; how to
prescribe exercise; and the effects from exercise programs.