Learn what is causing your tension and how to release it.
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.
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment
Most Americans watch several hours of television each night and are bombarded by commercials (Holmes, 2008). But Americans are not alone in their television habits, despite the health detriments associated with excessive viewing.
Delavier's Stretching Anatomy
Repetitive athletic movements can reduce your range of motion by tightening the muscles and tendons.
One disadvantage of some stretching books is they assume the people for whom the stretches are recommended are fit and healthy and flexible enough to get into what are sometimes quite challenging positions.
Physical Activity and Health 2nd Edition eBook
Research has repeatedly shown that exposure to regular, frequent bouts of physical activity stimulates physiological and metabolic changes that benefit health. It is helpful to classify these as either (a) chronic effects, that is, adaptations to training acquired over weeks or months, or (b) short-term, acute responses to each individual session of activity.
Triathlon participation involves three activities: swimming, biking, and running. Each activity requires a coordinated pattern of muscle recruitment that produces motion about the joints and creates the power to make the triathlete move.
The Healthy Heart Book eBook
When a coronary artery is blocked completely and suddenly, causing the area of the heart muscle normally supplied by that artery to be starved of blood and oxygen, this area of heart muscle can be damaged.
Public-Private Partnerships in Physical Activity and Sport eBook
The Partnership Protocol provides principles to guide the implementation of effective partnerships. Although ParticipACTION�s Partnership Protocol is broad based, the unique strengths, goals, and design of organizations will also influence how the recommendations can be put into practice.
Yoga for Runners eBook
Runners are often reluctant to try yoga; their most common fear is that they are not flexible enough.