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Physical activity and health : the evidence explained

Author: Adrianne E Hardman; David J Stensel
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"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, and still the most complete and engaging textbook on this important subject, Physical Activity and Health offers a  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adrianne E Hardman; David J Stensel
ISBN: 9780415455855 0415455855 9780415421980 0415421985 9780203890714 020389071X
OCLC Number: 289095912
Description: xxxii, 340 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Part 1. Assessing the evidence. 1. Introduction --
2. Nature of the evidence --
3. Physical activity and mortality --
Part 2. Influence of physical activity on the risk of disease. 4. Cardiovascular disease --
5. Type 2 diabetes --
6. Obesity --
7. Metabolic syndrome --
8. Cancer --
9. Skeletal health --
Part 3. Physical activity in youth and old age. 10. Children's health --
11. Ageing --
Part 4. Physical activity. risks and opportunities --
12. Hazards --
13. Public health.
Responsibility: Adrianne E. Hardman and David J. Stensel.
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Explains 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.  Read more...

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