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  1. 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 28th 2004 by CRC Press

  2. 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 21st 2003 by Routledge

  3. 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 29th 2001 by CRC Press

  4. Nutrition and the Strength Athlete

    Edited by Catherine G. R. Jackson

    Series: Nutrition in Exercise & Sport

    Both strength training and weight training are recognized by the American College of Sports Medicine as vital to a high quality of life. They are also of tremendous benefit to young, healthy adults and adults with or at risk for osteoporosis. Most information on nutrition and strength athletes,...

    Published November 21st 2000 by CRC Press

  5. Physical Activity and Psychological Well-Being

    Edited by Stuart J.H. Biddle, Ken Fox, Steve Boutcher

    The 'feel-good' effect of physical activity is widely reported among participants. Physical Activity and Psychological Well-Being represents a research consensus on the relationship between physical activity and aspects of mental health, providing an overview of the case for the role of...

    Published October 5th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Nutritional Applications in Exercise and Sport

    Edited by Ira Wolinsky, Judy A. Driskell

    Series: Nutrition in Exercise & Sport

    A comprehensive compilation of applied topics, Nutritional Applications in Exercise and Sport discusses issues related to the life cycle, group specific nutritional concerns of athletes, and the particular sport of the athlete. It addresses the physically and medically disabled athlete, athletes...

    Published September 21st 2000 by CRC Press

  7. Exercise, Nutrition and the Older Woman

    Wellness for Women Over Fifty

    Edited by Maria A. Fiatarone Singh

    Exercise, Nutrition and the Older Woman: Wellness for Women Over Fifty is a comprehensive guide to the major wellness issues for women over fifty. The author is a physician who explores diet, exercise and lifestyle choices from a medical perspective. The book assists in the design and...

    Published April 21st 2000 by CRC Press

  8. Nutrition and Exercise Immunology

    Edited by David C. Nieman, Bente Klarlund Pedersen

    Series: Nutrition in Exercise & Sport

    Like an army of millions ready to defend its territory, the human immune system acts as the body's primary line of defense-a complex network of interacting cells that protects us from pathogens and other foreign substances. But many components of the immune system exhibit change after prolonged,...

    Published March 29th 2000 by CRC Press

  9. Sports Nutrition

    By Judy A. Driskell

    Series: Nutrition in Exercise & Sport

    Discover the healing and restorative powers of nutrition and exerciseEssential nutrients do more than sustain life; they support the body's ability to withstand deteriorating illness, ailments, and accidents. Medical and athletic professionals understand the relationship between nutrition,...

    Published September 17th 1999 by CRC Press

  10. Concepts in Fitness Programming

    By Robert G. McMurray

    Series: Exercise Physiology

    Concepts in Fitness Programming presents comprehensive material about various aspects of exercise testing and prescription in a simple, straightforward manner. Intended for individuals who design exercise and fitness programs but who lack extensive background in fitness training, this book...

    Published December 23rd 1998 by CRC Press