As the influence of technology continues to increase, those interested in promoting physical activity should consider developing physical activity programs that effectively use technology.
Promoting Physical Activity 2nd Edition eBook
This is a review of national health objectives and recommendations for physical activity and presents current information on public health guidelines for physical activity for adults, including a description of the most current U.S. guidelines for physical activity, contained in the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.
Fitness Illustrated eBook
Learn what causes muscle soreness and how to minimize it.
Abs Revealed eBook
In order to train more effectively, you need to make the distinction between the inner and outer abdominal muscles.
Full-Body Flexibility 2nd Edition eBook
These stretching techniques and terms will provide you with a clear understanding of the approach to stretching.
Water Fitness Lesson Plans and Choreography eBook
Check out several variations of this classic aquatic exercise.
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.
Marathon runners were not alone in this belief. Cyclists in the race that was considered the ultimate physical challenge�the Tour de France�were advised similarly: �Avoid drinking when racing, especially in hot weather. Drink as little as possible, and with the liquid not too cold. It is only a question of will power.
The M.A.X. Muscle Plan eBook
When it comes to muscle, protein is king. Although water makes up the majority of muscle tissue (approximately 70 percent of muscle weight), it is the protein component (approximately 25 percent of muscle weight) that is responsible for carrying out human movement.
Senior Fitness Test Manual-2nd Edition
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.