ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities-3rd Edition
Although children and adolescents respond and adapt to exercise and physical activity in much the same way that adults do, physiological differences between children and adults do exist and must be considered.
To develop effective older adult physical activity interventions, it is important to understand factors that predict participation and adherence.
Health Professional's Guide to the Physical Management of Parkinson's Disease eBook
In those with PD, muscle activation patterns appear to be intact, but impairments are noted in the timing and magnitude of contraction of agonist and antagonist muscle groups.
Nordic Walking for Total Fitness eBook
To Nordic walk now is an investment in your athletic future to stay active into your golden years.
Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults 2nd Edition eBook
Failure to address psychosocial aspects of physical activity participation and failure to apply behavior change concepts to program design can consistently low participation rates in both community-based and senior-living-based venues.
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment eBook
Many factors influence whether people use physical activity resources. In this chapter we discuss the more common factors examined in the research literature, including those we think are the strongest predictors of physical activity resource use: accessibility, proximity, safety, and the presence and quality of features and amenities, aesthetics, and incivilities.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments
It is very costly, and in most cases impractical, to measure 24-hour energy expenditure or to monitor physical activity energy expenditure through either direct or indirect calorimetry.
Power Eating 4th Edition eBook
To achieve superb shape and maximum performance, forgo the usual approach of three meals a day.
Endurance Sports Nutrition 3rd Edition eBook
Our ability to run, bicycle, ski, swim, and row hinges on the capacity of the body to extract energy from ingested food.
One of the basic tenets of all exercise programs is that major efforts of training should be preceded by lower-level activities.