ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities-3rd Edition
Learn the recommendations, precautions, and special considerations associated with exercise programming for patients with Alzheimer�s Disease.
Winning Health Promotion Strategies eBook
A strong foundation is critical to sustaining many things, including wellness initiatives. Before building additions onto your existing wellness initiative or program, go back to the basics and ensure that your foundation is solid.
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment eBook
Many factors influence whether people use physical activity resources. In this chapter we discuss the more common factors examined in the research literature, including those we think are the strongest predictors of physical activity resource use: accessibility, proximity, safety, and the presence and quality of features and amenities, aesthetics, and incivilities.
End Back & Neck Pain
Before choosing a health care professional, some people ask friends for recommendations, check the physician�s credentials, or call the local hospital for a referral. In this age of managed care, you also need to check the list of doctors who will accept your insurance provider.
Woman's Guide to Muscle and Strength eBook, A
The position stand provided the recommended quality and quantity of exercise for developing and maintaining cardiorespiratory and muscular fitness and flexibility in healthy adults.
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.
NSCA's Guide to Program Design eBook
The number of muscle groups trained per workout needs to be considered when designing the resistance training program.
Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health
School-based physical activity programming, such as physical education (PE) and sport participation (athletics), have been part of school culture for over 100 years in the United States and many other countries.
As a powerlifter, you must become familiar with the equipment and rules for the organization in which you lift. If you are planning to lift in more than one organization, make sure you are familiar with each organization�s rules because there is a good chance that there are differences.
Better Body Workouts for Women eBook
The female athlete triad describes the combination of three related aspects that lead to an unhealthy situation, namely disordered eating, amenorrhea and osteoporosis.