PERSONAL TRAINING FOR POSTBARIATRIC SURGERY PATIENTS REQUIRES SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS AND EXERCISE PROGRAM MODIFICATIONS. THIS COLUMN DISCUSSES GENERAL EXERCISE TESTING AND TRAINING RECOMMENDATIONS TO PROMOTE SAFE AND EFFECTIVE EXERCISE FOR POST-BARIATRIC SURGERY PATIENTS.
1Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey; and 2Optimus: The Center for Health, Owner, PREVENT Consulting Services, LLC, Columbia, Missouri
Paul Sorace is a clinical exercise physiologist at Hackensack University Medical Center and an instructor for the American Academy of Personal Training.
Tom LaFontaine is director of Optimus: The Center for Health in Columbia and owner of a personal health consulting business, PREVENT Consulting Services, LLC.