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- DescriptionThirty chapters written by renowned scholars, researchers and clinicians from the field of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, offering readers both a broad overview of the field and an in-depth analysis of contemporary issues facing practitioners.
- Author BiographyJean Jobin, PhD, professor of medicine at Laval University in Quebec, is director of the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Research Laboratory at the Institut de cardiologie et de pneumologie de l'Universite Laval at Laval Hospital. Dr. Jobin is a certified program director of the American College of Sports Medicine's (ACSM) Certification for Exercise Specialists in French at Laval University. He is a fellow of the ACSM and of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation and a member of the Canadian Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation and the Canadian Cardiovascular Society. He was president of the scientific committee of the Quebec International Symposium on Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation in 1999 and 2001. He was an editor for the book Advances in Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. Dr. Jobin enjoys jogging, alpine skiing, and carpentry. He, his wife, and children live in Cap-Rouge, Quebec. Francois Maltais, MD, is a respirologist at the Pneumology Center at Laval Hospital in Quebec. He is adjunct professor of medicine at Laval University and medical director of the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program at Laval Hospital. A member of the Quebec, Canadian, and American Thoracic Societies, Dr. Maltais is certified in internal medicine and in pulmonary medicine. He has been awarded numerous research grants from private and public foundations, including the Medical Research Council of Canada (MRC), to investigate such topics as peripheral muscle dysfunction, strength training, and exercise training in COPD, among many others. Having completed a two-year research training program in respiratory physiology, Dr. Maltais is devoted to the study of exercise and muscle physiology in chronic lung diseases. He was vice president of the scientific committee of the Quebec International Symposium on Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation in 1999 and 2001. He was an editor for the book Advances in Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation.Dr. Maltais enjoys mountain biking, downhill skiing, and golfing. He lives with his wife and children in L'Ancienne-Lorette, Quebec. Paul Poirier, MD, is a cardiologist at Laval Hospital in Quebec. He holds certifications from both the American College of Cardiology and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He is program director of the cardiac rehabilitation program of the Quebec Heart Institute.A member of the American College of Sports Medicine, Dr. Poirier is widely known and well published. His is first author of a chapter about the heart and obesity in the cardiology textbook The Heart, and he authored an article about exercise in the management of obesity in Cardiology Clinics (2001).In his spare time, Dr. Poirier enjoys reading, being active outdoors, and spending time with his family. He makes his home in Ste-Foy, Quebec.Pierre LeBlanc, MD, is clinical professor in the department of medicine at Laval University, where he is in charge of teaching respiratory physiology. He is a member of the American Thoracic Society and the Canadian Thoracic Society. Dr. LeBlanc has published highly significant and often quoted research concerning mechanisms of breathlessness during exercise in cardiorespiratory patients. He was an editor for the book Advances in Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation.Dr. LeBlanc is an avid cyclist and enjoys cross-country skiing. From 1975 to 1976, he was a member of the Canadian track and field team. He, his wife, and children live in Cap-Rouge, Quebec. Clermont Simard, PhD, is professor of physical education and special populations at Laval University. He founded the International Federation for Adapted Physical Activity in 1976, for which he was specially honored by Spain's University of Lleida in 1999. Dr. Simard is a fellow of the ACSM, was president of the Quebec International Symposium on Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation in May 1999, was president of the Motor Adaptation Foundation, and is president for the Rehabilitation International 21st World Congress in 2008. His
- Author(s)Jean Jobin,et al,etc.
- PublisherHuman Kinetics Publishers
- Date of Publication30/04/2002
- GenreClinical Medicine: Professional
- Place of PublicationChampaign
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- First Published2002
- ImprintHuman Kinetics Publishers
- Out-of-print date15/04/2015
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight757 g
- Width216 mm
- Height279 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Edition StatementNew edition
- Interest AgeFrom 18 To 99
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