Exercises for Cardiac Recovery
The Strong Heart Fitness Program for Life After Heart Attack & Heart Surgery
Written by William Smith, Keith Burns and Christopher Volgraf
Foreword by John Rumberger, PhD
Category: Health & Fitness - Diseases - Heart; Health & Fitness - Exercise
Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale Date: December 2018
The authoritative post-rehabilitation exercise guide designed to help patients regain their physical health and strength after heart attack or heart surgery.
Exercises for Cardiac Recovery presents a post-rehabilitation exercise program designed to help men and women regain their physical health and strength after heart attack or heart surgery.
With exercises and corresponding workout plans tailored for those seeking to improve cardiovascular health, Exercises for Cardiac Recovery provides real benefits for heart disease patients, including a stronger system to make the post rehabilitation process easier, markedly less fatigue over time, and relief from emotional stress.
About the Authors
William Smith, MS, NSCA, CSCS, MEPD, completed his B.S. in exercise science at Western Michigan University followed by a master's degree in education and a post-graduate program at Rutgers University. In 1993, Will began coaching triathletes and working with athletes and post-rehab clientele. He was a Division I Collegiate Strength Coach and has been competing in triathlons and marathons since 1998, recently finishing the Steelhead Half Ironman in Michigan in 5 hours and 22 minutes. Will founded Will Power and Fitness Associates and currently consults for fitness, healthcare, and wellness centers in New York and New Jersey.
Keith Burns, MS, CSCS, graduated in 2008 with a Master of Science in Human Movement with a concentration in Corrective Exercise from Arizona School of Health Sciences, A.T. Still University. Keith has served in almost every capacity of the exercise science field at both the collegiate and professional level, working primarily as a strength and conditioning coach. His professional experiences also includes working with several baseball organizations as a strength and conditioning coach, including the Chicago White Sox, Philadelphia Phillies, and Detroit Tigers. Keith has also worked for two national sports performance franchises, Velocity Sports Performance and the Parisi Speed School. Keith currently works as a tenured track Instructor of Exercise Science at Raritan Valley Community College.
Christopher Volgraf, CSCS, received his degree in Exercise Science from Temple University, where he specialized in Exercise Testing & Prescription and Sports Specific Training. He currently holds the NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Exercise Physiologist certification from the American College of Sports Medicine. One of the founding employees of the Princeton Longevity Center, Chris proudly served as the Director of Fitness and Senior Exercise Physiologist from 2002-2016. Over the last decade Chris has also built a very successful strength and conditioning and personal training business.