Exercise Stress Testing for Primary Care and Sports Medicine

  • Corey H. Evans
  • Russell D. White

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVI
  2. Performing the Exercise Test

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Francis G. O’Connor, Matthew T. Kunar, Patricia A. Deuster
      Pages 3-22
    3. George D. Harris, Russell D. White
      Pages 23-44
    4. George D. Harris
      Pages 45-54
    5. Bryan C. Hughes, Russell D. White
      Pages 55-77
  3. Interpretation and Application of the Exercise Test

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. Corey H. Evans, Myrvin H. Ellestad
      Pages 81-108
    3. Corey H. Evans, Victor F. Froelicher
      Pages 109-120
    4. Patricia Nguyen
      Pages 121-142
    5. Patricia Nguyen
      Pages 143-166
    6. Russell D. White, Nora Goldschlager
      Pages 167-192
    7. Grant Fowler, Michael Altman
      Pages 231-254
    8. David L. Herbert, William G. Herbert, Russell D. White, Victor F. Froelicher
      Pages 255-272
  4. Sports Medicine Applications of Exercise Testing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 273-273
    2. Steven C. Masley
      Pages 275-288

About this book

Introduction

This practical book is a guide to the exercise stress test performed to determine a patient’s risk of developing coronary heart disease. Edited by Drs. Corey H. Evans and Russell D. White, the text is ideal for primary care, family medicine and sports medicine physicians, sports physiologists and trainers. Sections are devoted to performing the exercise stress test, test interpretation and application, and sports medicine applications. Additionally, common abnormal responses and risk stratification of symptomatic and asymptomatic patients are detailed, and flow charts and algorithms bolster the decision-making process. With its straightforward presentation of key material, this text is a welcome resource for those caring for athletes and patients at risk for heart disease.

Keywords

Family Medicine Fitness Physiatry sports sports medicine

Editors and affiliations

  • Corey H. Evans
    • 1
  • Russell D. White
    • 2
  1. 1.Private Practice Family Physician Florida Institute of Family MedicineDirector of Medical Education St. Anthony’s HospitalUSA
  2. 2.Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship Department of Community and Family MedicineUniversity of Missouri—Kansas City Truman Medical Center LakewoodKansas CityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-76597-6
  • Copyright Information Springer New York 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-76596-9
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-76597-6
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