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.
Fuel for Young Athletes
It�s generally accepted that the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA)�-the standard nutritionists use to assess adequacy of a diet�-for protein is too low for athletes.
Women's Strength Training Anatomy
One of the main morphological differences between men and women is the greater amount of fat that women carry.
Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes
A look at the issues related to type 2 diabetes.
Health Professional's Guide to the Physical Management of Parkinson's Disease eBook
In those with PD, muscle activation patterns appear to be intact, but impairments are noted in the timing and magnitude of contraction of agonist and antagonist muscle groups.
Nordic Walking for Total Fitness eBook
Increase endurance, strength, flexibility, and agility
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment
If the obesogenic genetic risk profile has remained the same in humans since the obesity epidemic began, what has changed? The simple answer is that our environment has changed.
Stronger Legs & Lower Body
Throughout the exercise section of this book you will notice instructions that relate to posture, specific joint movements (such as extending, flexing, and descending), foot placement, tempo, and breathing.
This is an excellent exercise for teaching precise lateral flexion and correct alignment, thereby laying a foundation to later perform the same movement in more challenging positions on other pieces of apparatus.