Exercise and Sport in Diabetes provides a practical guide to the risks and benefits of undertaking sport and general exercise for patients with diabetes.
- Reflects the progress and understanding in the field
- Features new chapters and material on insulin pump therapy and exercise, physical activity and prevention of type 2 diabetes, dietary advice for exercise and sport in type 1diabetes, and fluid and electrolyte replacement
Physiological responses to exercise
- Maximal exercise
- Submaximal exercise
- Endurance training
- Muscle fibre composition
- Muscle metabolism during exercise
- Anaerobic and lactate thresholds
- Fatigue and carbohydrate metabolism
- Carbohydrate nutrition and exercise
- Fluid intake before exercise
Exercise in type 1 diabetes
- Exercise physiology
- Insulin absorption
- Strategy for treatment adjustments
- Evaluation of the intensity and duration of the effort
- Nutritional treatments and adaptations
- Insulin dose adjustment
Diet and nutritional strategies during sport and exercise in type 1 diabetes
- What is exercise
- The athlete with diabetes
- Nutritional principles for optimizing sports performance
- Puttting theory into practice
- Identifying nutritional goals
- Guidelines for carbohydrate intake before, during and after exercise
- Vitamins and minerals
- Fluid and hydration
- Pulling it all together
The role of physical activity in the prevention of type 2 diabetes
- Exercise and prevention of type 2 diabetes
Exercise, metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes
- Physical activity in type 2 diabetes
- Type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance and the metabolic syndrome
- Effect of exercise on the metabolic syndrome of type 2 diabetes
- What kind of exercise, aerobic or resistance training
- Effects on cardiovascular risk factors
- Regulation of carbohydrate metabolism during exercise in type 2 diabetes
- Effect of physical activity on insulin sensitivity
The role of exercise in the management of type 2 diabetes
- Benefits of regular physical activity in type 2 diabetes
- Effects on long-term mortality
- Risks of physical activity
Exercise in children and adolescents
- Metabolic effects of exercise
- Attitudes to exercise in young adults with type 1 diabetes
- The Firbush camp
- Precautions during exercise
Insuling pump therapy and exercise
- Potential advantages of CSII
- CSII usage
- Benefits of CSII over multiple daily injections
- Potential advantages for CSII use with exercise
- Studies of response to exercise in CSII users
- Practicalities for using CSII with exercise
- Cautions for using CSII with exercise
Diabetes and the marathon
- Personal views
Diabetes and specific sports
- General principles.
- Extreme altitude mountaineering.
- Soccer and rugby.
- Sub-aqua (scuba) diving.
- Restrictions imposed by sports governing bodies
Becoming and staying physically active
- Recommendations for physical activity and exercise
- Essential attributes of a physical activity programme for people with diabetes
- Preparation for exercise
- Changing behaviour
The role of the diabetes team in promoting physical activity
- Educating the diabetes team.
- Exercise therapist as part of the team.
- Assessment of patients.
- The exercise prescription.
- Patient education.
- Motivating patients and changing behaviour