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  1. Physique, Fitness, and Performance, Second Edition

    By Thomas Battinelli

    Series: Exercise Physiology

    Totally revised and updated, this second edition of the well-received Physique, Fitness, and Performance retains the unique integrated approach of its predecessor, examining the relationship of structure to function in human performance. Far surpassing the limited focus of standard exercise and...

    Published June 20th 2007 by CRC Press

  2. Sports Nutrition

    Fats and Proteins

    Edited by Judy A. Driskell

    It is well known that fats, proteins, and carbohydrates are all energy-yielding nutrients that influence health and physical performance. Yet many recreational, collegiate, and professional athletes still consume more fats, saturated fats, and cholesterol than is recommended, as well as...

    Published April 18th 2007 by CRC Press

  3. Sport and Exercise Physiology Testing Guidelines

    The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Guide

    Edited by Andrew M. Jones, Edward M. Winter, R.C. Richard Davison, Paul D. Bromley, Tom Mercer

    Series: BASES Sport and Exercise Science

    Sport and exercise physiologists are called upon to carry out physiological assessments that have proven validity and reliability, both in sport-specific and health-related contexts. A wide variety of test protocols have been developed and refined. This book is a comprehensive guide to these...

    Published November 29th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Sport and Exercise Physiology Testing Guidelines: Volume II – Exercise and Clinical Testing

    The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Guide

    Edited by Edward M. Winter, Andrew M. Jones, R.C. Richard Davison, Paul D. Bromley, Tom Mercer

    Sport and exercise physiologists are called upon to carry out physiological assessments that have proven validity and reliability, both in sport-specific and health-related contexts. A wide variety of test protocols have been developed and refined. This book is a comprehensive guide to these...

    Published November 16th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Nutritional Counseling for Lifestyle Change

    By Linda Snetselaar

    Nutrition plays a role in the causes, treatment, and/or management of many chronic diseases, yet the physician's primary responsibility is to treat through medication. Translating research findings and clinical experience into practical treatment recommendations, the book focuses on alleviating...

    Published August 14th 2006 by CRC Press

  6. Exercise, Health and Mental Health

    Emerging Relationships

    Edited by Guy E.J. Faulkner, Adrian H. Taylor

    Exercise, Health and Mental Health provides an introduction to this emerging field and a platform for future research and practice. Written by internationally acclaimed exercise, health and medical scientists, it is the first systematic review of the evidence for the potential role of exercise...

    Published December 19th 2005 by Routledge

  7. The Obesity Epidemic

    Science, Morality and Ideology

    By Michael Gard, Jan Wright

    Increasing obesity levels are currently big news but do we think carefully enough about what this trend actually means? Everybody – including doctors, parents, teachers, sports clubs, businesses and governments – has a role to play in the ‘war on obesity’. But is talk of an obesity ‘crisis’...

    Published April 25th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Physician, Third Edition

    Edited by Richard B. Birrer, Francis G. O'Connor

    During the past decade, the primary care physician has played a pivotal role in the evolution of sports medicine as a discipline that can benefit patients of all ages. The primary care physician is often the first medical professional to see the patient after an injury, making it important for...

    Published June 27th 2004 by CRC Press

  9. Physical Activity and Health

    The Evidence Explained

    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 August 20th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Gender, Physical Activity, and Aging

    Edited by Roy J. Shephard

    Why do women live longer than men? Does ownership of paired X chromosomes confer more prolonged survival on females, or is the gender difference in life-expectancy a cumulative consequence of differing life experiences for women and men? The areas of gender differences in aging, functional capacity...

    Published August 28th 2001 by CRC Press