Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents
Although the nonschool period has much potential for physical activity interventions, few formal interventions have been developed to address youth who are inactive outside of the school setting.
Teaching Yoga for Life
The extended side angle pose engages everything—nothing is left behind, as the legs are engaged and strong and the top arm is reaching up and over the head. Students love the half moon pose because it is all about just going for it and saying any words of inspiration, such as "Yippee!" or "Yahoo!"
Women's Home Workout Bible eBook
With a stability ball and a resistance band perform these back exercises to strengthen and tone.
Core Assessment and Training
When someone says “abs,” the first thing that comes to mind for many people is the six-pack. For many, including fitness clients, the abdomen has been marginalized to include just one muscle—the rectus abdominis. However, the abdominal region is composed of several key muscles that contribute to core function.
Promoting Physical Activity 2nd Edition eBook
Community-wide campaigns involve many community sectors and partnerships, are large in scale and require high-intensity efforts with sustained high visibility, and use communication techniques to develop the physical activity campaign messages.
Massage for Sport Performance
The purpose of this chapter is to help the trainer understand how to apply sport massage to athletes who are participating in specific sports.
ACSM's Guide to Exercise and Cancer Survivorship eBook
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.
Fitness & Health-7th Edition
Physical activity is the positive approach to weight control. When you decide to do something about your weight, you are committing to a course of action.
Fitness Cycling (eBook, PDF Version)
Training zones are used to quantify and track intensity.
Lifestyle Wellness Coaching 2nd Edition (eBook, PDF Version)
The flow model of coaching characterizes the client’s journey as one of flowing toward the sea from a high source above the clouds.