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.
Fitness programs and annual physicals can help reduce the leading cause of death for firefighters.
Pollock's Textbook of Cardiovascular Disease and Rehabilitation
Read the foreword for the text dedicated to the memory of Michael L. Pollock, PhD.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
Bob Bowman, most recently known for his successful coaching of Michael Phelps in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, offers advice on the planning phase of tapering for elite swimmers.
Practical ECG for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine
Learn how the physiological stress of exercise elicits a predictable cascade of responses on the ECG.
Physiology of Sport and Exercise Presentation Package plus Image Bank-5th Edition
Traditionally, exercise physiologists have recommended one of three regimens to improve aerobic power: continuous exercise at a moderate to high intensity; long, slow (low-intensity) exercise; or interval training.
Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology With Web Resource
In the transition from rest to exercise, systolic blood pressure initially rises rapidly, then levels off once steady state is attained (1, 3).
Biochemistry Primer for Exercise Science 4th Edition eBook
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are a class of short, noncoding RNA molecules that bind to mRNA molecules and play a central role in regulating gene expression through posttranscriptional gene silencing (reviewed in Bushati and Cohen 2007).
Recovery for Performance in Sport eBook
In many sporting activities, because of how competitions are designed, athletes are forced to reproduce performances within a short time frame.
Clinical Exercise Physiology-3rd Edition
Auscultation of, or listening to the sounds made by, the heart is but one part of a comprehensive cardiac examination.