To develop effective older adult physical activity interventions, it is important to understand factors that predict participation and adherence.
Functional Training for Sports eBook
The key to developing a truly functional training program is not to go too far in any particular direction.
Physical Activity and Obesity-2nd Edition
The importance of evaluating overweight individuals has increased as the epidemic of overweight has worsened.
Heart Rate Training
One of the most valuable long-term pieces of information you can gather is resting heart rate.
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout
The bigger a muscle is, the stronger it will be. However, you probably know of someone who is very strong but does not have large muscles.
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment eBook
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.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
Although many of the factors affecting the expression of muscular strength cannot be controlled by the fitness professional interested in assessing muscular strength, many can.
Tai Chi Illustrated eBook
During tai chi practice, the head should remain straight and upright with the neck straight, and the head should not incline in any direction.
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).