The importance of evaluating overweight individuals has increased as the epidemic of overweight has worsened.
Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab Manual-2nd Edition
Exercise scientists generally consider the best indicator of cardiovascular fitness to be the body�s ability to take in and utilize oxygen. The measurement of this ability is known as maximal oxygen consumption, or V. O2max. The most widely accepted predictor of cardiovascular fitness is one�s HR response to submaximal work.
Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise
Like personal trainers and group exercise instructors, strength and conditioning coaches help others to improve their fitness. But strength and conditioning coaches differ from the others in one very important way�the clients they work with are focused on improving their performance or skill in a sport.
Developing Agility and Quickness
Adding a third cone allows for different combinations of movements and increases the complexity of the drills. To set up for three-cone drills, coaches should place three cones in a straight line, spaced approximately 5 yards (5 m) apart.
ACSM's Guide to Exercise and Cancer Survivorship
Considerable scientific evidence suggests that physical activity reduces the risk of several cancer types with the evidence classified as convincing or probable for colon, breast, and endometrial cancers; possible for prostate, ovarian, and lung cancers; and null or insufficient for other cancers.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments
It is very costly, and in most cases impractical, to measure 24-hour energy expenditure or to monitor physical activity energy expenditure through either direct or indirect calorimetry.
Physical Activity Epidemiology-2nd Edition
Approximately three-quarters of these studies classified women according to three or more levels of physical activity, allowing assessment of a dose�response relation (Lee and Oguma 2006).
Recovery for Performance in Sport eBook
The water-immersion recovery technique consists of covering part of the body, or the whole body, in water.
Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy eBook
The glutes are vital for functional movement. Walking, standing up from a chair, climbing stairs, picking up objects off the floor, and carrying objects across the room all require properly functioning posterior chain musculature.