It is only through changing circumstance that we learn and grow.
The Athlete's Guide to Making Weight
Nutrition experts weigh in on water weight
ACSM's Worksite Health Handbook-2nd Edition
Ethnic minority or lower-income populations experience monumental economic and cultural challenges to healthy eating, physical activity participation, and many other health protective behaviors. Such barriers are inherent in the physical, social, organizational, and political environments of underserved communities.
Energy Every Day
Learn what can be done to maximize your energy throughout the day.
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.
ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health eBook
Hypertension is the most prevalent cardiovascular disease. The American Heart Association estimates that approximately 73 million Americans age 20 and older (about one in three) and 1 billion people worldwide have hypertension.
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.
The Healthy Heart Book eBook
In years gone by, medicine focused on physical health only, but now scientists know that emotions, thoughts and feelings affect how well the body functions.
Jim Stoppani's Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength 2nd Edition eBook
Training to maximize strength tends to be a much simpler pursuit than training to maximize muscle mass. The basic workout samples provided with the training splits discussed in chapter 8 are from tried-and-true training programs that work exceptionally well when the resistance used and reps performed are cycled.
EuropeActive's Essentials for Fitness Instructors eBook
The warm-up is an essential introductory part of the training session that helps participants prepare both mentally and physically for the training session. Warm-up techniques can be broadly classified into two major categories: passive warm-ups and active warm-ups.