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.
Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Determination in Exercise and Sport eBook
A flow chart of motivation types and the factors that affect motivation.
Advanced Environmental Exercise Physiology eBook
Environmental factors, such as wind speed and precipitation, can increase injury risk
Physical Activity and Obesity eBook-2nd Edition
The environment you live in plays a factor into the level of physical activity you achieve everyday
Advanced Neuromuscular Exercise Physiology
Chronic electrical stimulation of muscles has been used extensively during the past 30 years to demonstrate the limits of adaptability of muscles to increased activity.
Biochemistry Primer for Exercise Science 4th Edition eBook
Reactive oxygen species (ROS) and reactive nitrogen species (RNS) are sometimes collectively referred to as reactive oxygen and nitrogen species (RONS). RONS, and particularly the highly reactive hydroxyl radical, can react with many molecules in cells, including DNA, proteins, and lipids.
Advanced Exercise Endocrinology eBook
The nonhomeostatic control of feeding and the operation of hedonic neural substrates that facilitate food intake despite supranormal body fat accumulation instruct us that the prerequisites for maintaining healthy body mass level are restraint in eating food, high levels of physical activity, and periodic episodes of weight loss.
Clinical Exercise Physiology-3rd Edition
Initially, exercise and physical activity should focus on cardiovascular (i.e., aerobic) modes.
Clinical Exercise Physiology 3rd Edition eBook
Individuals are diagnosed with ID based on intelligence and mental ability and adaptive skills.
Physiology of Sport and Exercise With Web Study Guide-5th Edition
Inactivity is a major cause of obesity in the United States. In fact, a sedentary lifestyle may be just as important in the development of obesity as overeating!