Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents
Parents set the stage for health behaviors, provide reinforcement for such behavior, and serve as emotional supports in the behavior change process.
Strength Training Past 50-2nd Edition
Strength training helps runners reduce injuries.
Fitness Swimming-2nd Edition
In swimming, even the motions you make in the air are important.
Physical Activity and Health Guidelines
Because infants and young children are not autonomous, guidelines for this population are aimed at parents, caregivers, schools, and the community.
ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health
Physical activity recommendations are not new, although the message has been clarified in recent years. In 1996, the U.S. Surgeon General�s Report on Physical Activity and Health was considered a landmark on par with the 1964 Surgeon General�s Report on Smoking and Health.
NSCA's Guide to Program Design eBook
When exploring the classic literature, it is clear that periodization is a method for employing sequential or phasic alterations in the workload, training focus, and training tasks contained within the microcycle, mesocycle, and annual training plan.
Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 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.
Recovery for Performance in Sport
The water-immersion recovery technique consists of covering part of the body, or the whole body, in water.
Stretching Anatomy-2nd Edition
Ideally, dynamic stretches are done as part of a warm-up program just before engaging in an activity.
1. Stand with the feet about shoulder-width apart and rest a dumbbell on the right shoulder.
2. Sit back until you are at the depth of a vertical-jump attempt. Keep the heels on the floor.