The Healthy Heart Book

The Healthy Heart Book

Book - 2013
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Human Kinetics

Three experienced cardiac rehabilitation clinicians have joined together to create the most comprehensive yet practical guide on cardiac rehab. The Healthy Heart Book is a user-friendly resource focusing on exercise, diet and stress management, which provides a blueprint for recovery.

At last, answers, advice and support for the millions who have been diagnosed or are living with heart conditions! The Healthy Heart Book provides the blueprint for protecting your heart and living a healthy lifestyle. Inside, you’ll find out

• what coronary heart disease is and how it can be treated,

• emotional and physical considerations after a heart event,

• how the risk of coronary heart disease can be assessed,

• the most effective exercise for prevention and recovery,

• the latest research on and advice for adopting a heart-healthy diet,

• how to manage stress and anxiety, and

• how to access sources of support.

Renowned experts Morag Thow, Keri Graham and Choi Lee have created a comprehensive yet practical guide that you’ll turn to again and again.

Complete with forms and tables to track your progress, recipes for delicious and heart-healthy meals and practical advice for exercise and activity, The Healthy Heart Book provides all the tools you need to take charge of your recovery and live a long and full life.

Baker & Taylor
A comprehensive, user-friendly rehabilitation guide endorsed by the British Association for Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation. Focuses on exercise, diet and stress management for creating a successful, healthy recovery from cardiac surgery. Authors are three of the top experts in the field of cardiac rehabilitation with physiotherapy and nutrition backgrounds. Tracking tables are available both in the book and online for recording progress and achievements. Motivational quotes and practical tips are interspersed throughout as encouragement to stay focused on rehabilitation. Original.

Book News
Thow (physiotherapy and cardiac rehabilitation, Glasgow Caledonian U., UK), Graham, and Lee offer a guide for patients diagnosed with heart disease that explains why and how to protect their heart through a healthy lifestyle. They address what coronary heart disease is and how it is treated, how people feel emotionally and physically after a heart event, and how to lower risk factors, monitor activity, be active and exercise, eat well, cope with stress and learn to relax, find support, and manage a healthy lifestyle in the long term. Organizational and web resources are provided. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

& Taylor

Provides guidance on protecting the heart by living a healthy lifestyle, including explaining coronary heart disease, what the most effective exercises are for prevention of heart disease, and how to manage stress and anxiety.

Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2013]
ISBN: 9781450432788
Characteristics: x, 148 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Graham, Keri 1974-
Lee, Choi 1975-


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