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exercise physiology

[‚ek·sər‚sīz ‚fiz·ē′äl·ə·jē]
(medicine)
A field of sports medicine that involves the study of the body's response to physical stress; comprises the science of fitness, the preservation of fitness, and the role of fitness in the prevention and treatment of disease.
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Claudia DiSabatino Smith, Ph.D., R.N., from University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and colleagues used the 12-point Activity Mobilization Evaluation Scale and delirium prevention bundle in three medical-surgical ICUs to track patient mobilization progress with the use of exercise physiologists. The authors sought to assess the effectiveness of exercise physiologists in promoting and providing aggressive and progressive early mobilization.
Exercise physiologists are health professionals who specialize in physical exercise and how it contributes to all-around good health.
While the opportunity exists for clinical exercise physiologists to extend into the 'market' of people with cardiac and pulmonary conditions, the future role and visibility of cardiorespiratory physiotherapists in exercise-based cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation in NZ already seems less secure.
Mark Kelly, an exercise physiologist and lecturer at California State University, Fullerton, said HIIT is very effective in achieving conditioning effects with short periods, if both the body and mind build up gradually to high intensity.
The 11 items on the survey were sex, age, region of the country employed (9 options), highest degree earned, year in which the highest degree was awarded, employment category or work setting (academia, fitness industry, clinical, government, or entrepreneurial), years employed in current exercise physiology position, total years employed as an exercise physiologist, annual income, active membership in professional organizations, and professional certifications held.
Dr Sarah Kelly, exercise physiologist and advocate of the national challenge, said: "We are delighted with the uptake.
They are also without a full- time exercise physiologist after Ben Dascombe went back to Australia several months ago.
Volunteers like June receive a structured and supervised exercise programme over 16 weeks with a qualified exercise physiologist at LJMU.
It's getting out the front door that's the hardest part," says exercise physiologist Jason Karp, author of the new book Running a Marathon For Dummies.
Retrofit said it would use the proceeds to support its online weight loss programme, which includes wireless monitoring of a client's weight, activity and sleep, as well as private lessons with a registered dietitian, exercise physiologist and behaviour coach.
Meet with an exercise physiologist or physical therapist experienced with MS and cycling.
While there are a number of well-known careers like "coach" and "physical education teacher," there are others that are less well known, like "exercise physiologist," "sports engineer," and "civil engineer/architect" who design playgrounds and athletic facilities.