Determining age-related developmental changes in body size (i.e., height and weight) or weight relative to height (BMI) is inadequate for understanding the actual changes that occur, because the body is composed of many different tissues.
Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning-3rd Edition
Stretching has long been used in a warm-up, with the aim of enhancing performance and reducing the risk of injury.
Nordic Walking for Total Fitness
Enhance your ability to jump, run, and lift
Pilates for Hip and Knee Syndromes and Arthroplasties With Web Resource
No two clients begin at the same level pre- or postoperatively when starting a Pilates routine. Each client has a varying ability to concentrate, visualize, feel the movement working from the correct source, and engage the core.
NSCA's Guide to Program Design eBook
For the purpose of understanding the movement being analyzed, strength and conditioning professionals should use the following four questions.
Fitness Professional's Handbook-6th Edition
The public is bombarded with messages about nutrition, and it is often difficult for the layperson to distinguish good information from bad.
Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 Subscription
After administering the SFT to your clients or program participants, we suggest that you meet with them, either individually or as a group, to give them their feedback.
Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 and Manual Package Subscription
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.
The fat measurement helps put in perspective the proportion of an athlete�s body that is muscle, bone, essential fat, and excess flab.
Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription 7th Edition eBook
Hydrostatic weighing (HW) is a valid, reliable, and widely used laboratory method for assessing total Db. Hydrostatic weighing provides an estimate of total body volume (BV) from the water displaced by the body�s volume.