The target audience�s characteristics, attitudes, beliefs, values, behaviors, determinants, benefits, and barriers to behavior change should inform your strategy for interventions and programs.
Men's Body Sculpting 2nd Edition eBook
In the same way that your exercise regimen evolves by climbing the ladder of intensity, your fuel intake can evolve with supplementation.
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment
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.
Optimizing Strength Training eBook
Although measuring skinfolds looks relatively easy, it is an aquired skill that needs to be practiced before it can be used in accurately determining body composition.
Worksite Health Promotion 3rd Edition eBook
Marketing is defined as an aggregate of functions involved in moving goods from producer to consumer.
Physical Activity and Health-2nd Edition
Scientific knowledge about physical activity and health is of little value if people cannot understand it and apply it to their lives. For the past three decades, there has been a gradual but steady development in the effort to present information on physical activity and health to the general public.
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It has been our experience that both practitioners and researchers generally find it preferable to administer the SFT to several people at a time. In fact, group testing is preferred when the goal is to compare performance to the normative data, because all normative scores were collected in a group setting where there tends to be more social interaction and encouragement than when tests are given in an isolated environment.
Conditioning to the Core
The muscular structures of the abdominal and back regions play a dominant role in postural control, lumbar stabilization, and proprioception (what we call total body balance). As we have said, a well-functioning core can help reduce the risk and severity of injury and promote greater efficiency.
Jim Stoppani's Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength 2nd Edition eBook
Training to maximize strength tends to be a much simpler pursuit than training to maximize muscle mass. The basic workout samples provided with the training splits discussed in chapter 8 are from tried-and-true training programs that work exceptionally well when the resistance used and reps performed are cycled.