Motivating People to Be Physically Active-2nd Edition
The processes of change are the strategies and techniques people use to change their thinking and their behavior; your clients are therefore likely to increase their use of many of the processes of change long before they are meeting national guidelines for a physically active lifestyle.
Athletic Development eBook
One method of work capacity development is the variation, or fartlek, method.
Winning Health Promotion Strategies
Learn how you can use these three settings, or channels, to implement wellness programs.
Full-Body Flexibility 2nd Edition eBook
We use our forearms, wrists, and fingers to perform many repetitive tasks, such as typing on a keyboard.
Water Fitness Lesson Plans and Choreography
Check out several variations of this classic aquatic exercise.
Yoga Anatomy 2nd Edition eBook
When a muscle cell contracts, the molecules create and release bonds between the thick and thin filaments, which ratchet along each other and create a sliding movement that increases their overlap and draws the two ends of the myofibril toward each other.
Training zones are used to quantify and track intensity.
Physical Activity and Mental Health
PAGs are evidence-based summary statements on the health benefits of physical activity and represent a high level consensus on what the scientific evidence has demonstrated by describing, in a summary format, the "dose" of the behaviour required to gain the benefits.
Designing Resistance Training Programs-4th Edition
Extreme conditioning programs are high-volume, short-rest-period, multi-exercise programs, many of which have become very popular (e.g., CrossFit, Insanity, Gym Jones).
Fitness Weight Training 3rd Edition eBook
This chapter describes two steps to follow as you prepare for your first workout. Completing these steps will enable you to start your program and prepare a workout (log) sheet for your workouts.