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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.
Nordic Walking for Total Fitness
Increase endurance, strength, flexibility, and agility
Practical Sports Nutrition eBook
The benefits of a sound diet are most obvious in the area of competition performance
Physical Activity and Health Guidelines
Because infants and young children are not autonomous, guidelines for this population are aimed at parents, caregivers, schools, and the community.
NSCA's Guide to Program Design eBook
When exploring the classic literature, it is clear that periodization is a method for employing sequential or phasic alterations in the workload, training focus, and training tasks contained within the microcycle, mesocycle, and annual training plan.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments
Information provided by a lactate threshold test has a number of purposes. By understanding the role that lactate plays in exercise metabolism, the exercise physiologist can use the information from lactate threshold tests to predict proper racing and training paces, and assess the fitness of a subject or the efficacy of the training program.
Recovery for Performance in Sport
The water-immersion recovery technique consists of covering part of the body, or the whole body, in water.
Better Body Workouts for Women
The female athlete triad describes the combination of three related aspects that lead to an unhealthy situation, namely disordered eating, amenorrhea and osteoporosis.
Physical Activity and Mental Health eBook
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.
Facilitated Stretching 4th Edition eBook
Proponents of stretching claim it helps prevent injuries, prevents soreness, improves performance, promotes body awareness, stimulates blood flow, and is mentally relaxing and centering.