Determining age-related developmental changes in body size (i.e., height and weight) or weight relative to height (BMI) is inadequate for understanding the actual changes that occur, because the body is composed of many different tissues.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
Scientific evidence explains why the taper is important in training programs.
Hard Work eBook
Fitness programs and annual physicals can help reduce the leading cause of death for firefighters.
Advanced Environmental Exercise Physiology eBook
Environmental factors, such as wind speed and precipitation, can increase injury risk
Advanced Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology
Aerobic exercise training has a variety of hemostatic effects that together provide a cardioprotective effect
Advanced Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology eBook
Resistance exercise is seldom used with the expressed purpose of enhancing cardiovascular function, but it does result in acute and chronic cardiovascular changes.
Physiology of Sport and Exercise Presentation Package plus Image Bank-5th Edition
Muscle soreness felt a day or two after a heavy bout of exercise is not totally understood, yet researchers are continuing to give us greater insight into this phenomenon.
Physical Activity Epidemiology 2nd Edition eBook
The epidemiologic models previously described provide a framework for considering the association among variables in an attempt to determine cause and effect.
Advanced Exercise Endocrinology eBook
In the United States and Europe, between 5% and 8% of the adult population is estimated to suffer from T2D, and in genetically prone subpopulations, the prevalence may be as high as approximately 50% (Fr�sig & Richter, 2009).
History of Exercise Physiology
In 1719, Friedrich Hoffmann (1660-1742), a physician from Halle, obtained his doctoral degree with experimental investigations about the effects of physical exercise on the human cardiovascular system and on digestion.