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Excerpt — Clinical Exercise Physiology 4th Edition With Web Resource

Exercise prescription for peripheral artery disease

Walking exercise is particularly beneficial for helping PAD patients with claudication to improve their walking ability, although all types of exercise are beneficial for general cardiovascular health.

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Prevention and treatment of abnormal blood glucose before and after exercise

Blood glucose levels should be monitored before an exercise session to determine whether the person can safely begin exercising, especially someone using insulin or selected glucose-lowering oral agents.

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Treatment, control, and management of hypertension

The overarching goal in the treatment, control, and management of hypertension is to reduce the risk of CVD morbidity and mortality.

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