Determining age-related developmental changes in body size (i.e., height and weight) or weight relative to height (BMI) is inadequate for understanding the actual changes that occur, because the body is composed of many different tissues.
Massage for Sport Performance
The purpose of this chapter is to help the trainer understand how to apply sport massage to athletes who are participating in specific sports.
Water Fitness Lesson Plans and Choreography eBook
View a sample lesson which includes a warm-up and cool-down, variations, choreography, and modifications.
Popularly known simply as MET, muscle energy technique is a form of stretching commonly used by sports massage therapists, sports therapists, osteopaths and some physiotherapists, chiropractors and fitness professionals.
Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health
As the field of physical activity and public health has emerged, it has become clear that many factors at many levels influence physical activity behaviors.
Delavier's Anatomy for Bigger, Stronger Arms
You must overcome four problems in order to develop biceps. After reviewing these obstacles, we will explain how to move past them.
Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 and Manual Package Subscription
Most of us would agree that quality of life in later years depends to a large degree on being able to do the things we want to do, without pain, for as long as possible.
Body Trainer for Men
The muscles in your midsection are more unified than you may think. The six-pack isn�t six or eight separate muscles; it�s one band of muscle that is divided by tendons that make it look like a multimuscle washboard.
Methods of Group Exercise Instruction-3rd Edition With Online Video
Per Olof Astrand coined the term functional training in a landmark article titled �Why Exercise?� He stated, �If animals are built reasonably, they should build and maintain just enough, but not more structure than they need to meet functional requirements� (1992, p. 154).
Exercise for Frail Elders-2nd Edition
Frail is a term that can describe anyone, young or old. Refer to table 1.1 for common medical disorders and special needs that contribute to frailty. Frailty is not as much a definition as it is a syndrome of signs and symptoms.