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  1. Physical Literacy

    Throughout the Lifecourse

    Edited by Margaret Whitehead

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    What is physical literacy? What are the benefits of being physically literate? The term ‘physical literacy’ describes the motivation, confidence, physical competence, understanding and knowledge that individuals develop in order to maintain physical activity at an appropriate level throughout their...

    Published March 25th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Exercise and Eating Disorders

    An Ethical and Legal Analysis

    By Simona Giordano

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Eating disorders (EDs) have become a social epidemic in the developed world. This book addresses the close links between EDs and exercise, helping us to understand why people with EDs often exercise to excessive and potentially harmful levels. This is also the first book to examine this issue from...

    Published March 25th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Masters Athlete

    Understanding the Role of Sport and Exercise in Optimizing Aging

    Edited by Joe Baker, Sean Horton, Patricia Weir

    Masters athletes are those that continue to train and compete, typically at a high level, beyond the age of thirty-five and into middle and old age. As populations in the industrialized world get older and governments become increasingly keen to promote healthy aging and non-pharmacological...

    Published July 17th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Nutritional Concerns in Recreation, Exercise, and Sport

    Edited by Judy A. Driskell, Ira Wolinsky

    Athletes, coaches, and recreationalists are continually seeking ways to maximize their competitive efforts in both exercise and sport, and from 5km runners to Olympians, most athletes recognize that good nutrition is as crucial to success as ongoing practice and regular exercise. Written and edited...

    Published June 23rd 2009 by CRC Press

  5. Physical Activity and Health

    The Evidence Explained, 2nd Edition

    By Adrianne E. Hardman, David J. Stensel

    Physical Activity and Health explains clearly, systematically and in detail the relationships between physical activity, health and disease, and examines the benefits of exercise in the prevention and treatment of a wide range of important conditions. Now in a fully updated and revised edition,...

    Published May 18th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Nutrition and Exercise Concerns of Middle Age

    By Judy A. Driskell

    Many health professionals today seem to approach sports nutrition and physical activity recommendations with a "one size fits all" approach. Surprisingly, little consideration goes into addressing the changing needs of athletes as they progress in age. Nutrition and Exercise Concerns of Middle...

    Published March 10th 2009 by CRC Press

  7. Amino Acids and Proteins for the Athlete: The Anabolic Edge, Second Edition

    By Mauro G. Di Pasquale

    Series: Nutrition in Exercise & Sport

    Extensively updated with all chapters rewritten and double the information and references, Amino Acids and Proteins for the Athlete: The Anabolic Edge, Second Edition reflects the nearly exponential increase in data and knowledge in the past few years regarding the use of amino acids and proteins...

    Published November 30th 2007 by CRC Press

  8. Group Dynamics in Exercise and Sport Psychology

    Contemporary Themes

    Edited by Mark R. Beauchamp

    Can a better understanding of group dynamics raise individual and team athletic performance or improve the outcomes of exercise interventions? Much human behaviour in sport and exercise settings is embedded within groups where individuals’ cognitions, emotions, and behaviours influence and are...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Sports Nutrition

    Energy Metabolism and Exercise, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Judy A. Driskell, Ira Wolinsky

    Series: Nutrition in Exercise & Sport

    Exercise by itself tears down the body. To rebuild that body so that it expresses greater strength, endurance, and speed, requires sound nutritional practices based on fact rather than fad. Those practices must also recognize that specific needs vary greatly according to age, gender, and intensity...

    Published September 14th 2007 by CRC Press

  10. Psychology of Physical Activity

    Determinants, Well-Being and Interventions, 2nd Edition

    By Stuart J. H. Biddle, Professor Nanette Mutrie

    As modern lifestyles offer ever more opportunities for a sedentary existence, physical activity has become, for many, a marginal aspect of life. Too little physical activity is linked to common, often serious, health problems, and although this link is now widely acknowledged, levels of sedentary...

    Published August 31st 2007 by Routledge