Although measuring skinfolds looks relatively easy, it is an aquired skill that needs to be practiced before it can be used in accurately determining body composition.
Fitness Walking eBook-2nd Edition
Everybody moves differently, but walkers of all levels, from strollers to racers, make three common mistakes. Guard against them, because they inhibit your style and cause injuries.
Promoting Physical Activity 2nd Edition eBook
This is a review of national health objectives and recommendations for physical activity and presents current information on public health guidelines for physical activity for adults, including a description of the most current U.S. guidelines for physical activity, contained in the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.
Physical Activity and Health Guidelines eBook
Because infants and young children are not autonomous, guidelines for this population are aimed at parents, caregivers, schools, and the community.
Worksite Health Promotion-3rd Edition
Some of the most successful WHP programs do not have expensive facilities, a large staff, or a hefty budget. However, an ingredient that most of these programs do share is WHP personnel who are committed to identifying needs, coordinating responsibilities, and applying appropriate resources toward achieving reasonable, well-defined goals.
NSCA's Essentials of Personal Training-2nd Edition
For centuries, protein was considered the staple of the diet and the source of speed and strength for athletic endeavors.
ACSM's Guide to Exercise and Cancer Survivorship
An unhealthy diet could account for up to 30% of all cancers in developing countries and perhaps 35% of cancer deaths in the United States. Hence, along with tobacco use, diet is one of the most important modifiable risk factors for cancer.
NSCA's Guide to Program Design eBook
For the purpose of understanding the movement being analyzed, strength and conditioning professionals should use the following four questions.
Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health eBook
School-based physical activity programming, such as physical education (PE) and sport participation (athletics), have been part of school culture for over 100 years in the United States and many other countries.
Developing Endurance eBook
By implementing a year-round nutrition program in conjunction with their training program, endurance athletes can reap the benefits of enhanced health, improved performance, and better control of weight and body composition.