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October 2000 Table of Contents

THE PHYSICIAN AND SPORTSMEDICINE - VOL 28 - NO. 10 - OCTOBER 2000


SPECIAL ISSUE INTRODUCTION

Editor's Notes
Healthy People 2010: Steps in the Right Direction
Ross E. Andersen, PhD


REVIEW ARTICLES

Encouraging Physical Activity in Minorities
Eliminating Disparities by 2010
Health inequities persist across the US population. Our cultural diversity suggests that varied approaches are needed for successful health and fitness promotion.
Carlos J. Crespo, DrPh, MS

How to Counsel Patients About Exercise
An Office-Friendly Approach
It's not hard to make an exercise prescription palatable, effective, and worth the precious time—even in a busy office setting.
F. Daniel Duffy, MD; With Lisa Schnirring


ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Higher Direct Medical Costs Associated With Inactivity
Both cost and usage of medical care are demonstrably higher among sedentary patients. If the sedentary US population became moderately active, an estimated $76.6 billion could be saved annually.
Michael Pratt, MD, MPH; Caroline A. Macera, PhD; Guijing Wang, PhD


RESEARCH TO PRACTICE

What Can Physicians Do About Obesity?
Ross E. Andersen, PhD

Reducing the Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke
Barry A. Franklin, PhD; Wendy Sanders, MS

Physical Activity Patterns in Women
Barbara E. Ainsworth, PhD, MPH

Overcoming Inactivity in Young People
James F. Sallis, PhD

Fitness for Reducing Osteoporosis
Colleen Christmas, MD

Exercise Benefits Patients With Osteoarthritis
Robert Mckinney, Do; Ross E. Andersen, PhD

Decreasing Activity Limits for Asthma Patients
Zebulon V. Kendrick, PhD

Exercise: A Prescription to Delay the Effects of Aging
Loretta Dipietro, PhD, MPH; James Dziura, MPH

Exercise Guidance in Hypertension
Kerry J. Stewart, EdD

Physical Activity Improves Mental Health
Kevin R. Fontaine, PhD

Exercise to Prevent and Treat Diabetes Mellitus
Brock A. Beamer, MD

Breaking Barriers to Increased Physical Activity
Melissa A. Napolitano, PhD; Bess H. Marcus, PhD


CLINICAL PRACTICE

Pearls
When to Use the Flamingo Test
Target Cold Therapy to Small Sites
A Wet Wrap Benefit
At-Home Plantar Fascia Treatment


READER SERVICE

Editorial Board

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Staff

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