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Toward a better understanding of physical fitness and activity : selected topics

Author: Charles B Corbin; Robert P Pangrazi; B Don Franks
Publisher: Scottsdale, Ariz. : Holcomb Hathaway, Publishers, ©1999-2004.
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This book has 22 articles written by leading experts in the field to offer one clear vision concerning the many dimensions and benefits of physical fitness and activity.--[back cover].
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Genre/Form: Collected Works
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Toward a better understanding of physical fitness and activity.
Scottsdale, Ariz. : Holcomb Hathaway, Publishers, ©1999-2004
(OCoLC)665106645
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles B Corbin; Robert P Pangrazi; B Don Franks
ISBN: 1890871087 9781890871086
OCLC Number: 39633801
Notes: "The papers included in this book were previously published in The President's Council for Physical Fitness and Sport research digest."
Vol. 2 edited by Charles B. Corbin, Robert P. Pangrazi, B. Don Franks.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Readiness for physical activity / Roy J. Shephard --
Heredity and health related fitness / Claude Bouchard --
Personalizing physical activity prescription / B. Don Franks --
Influences on physical activity of children, adolescents, and adults / James F. Sallis --
Physical activity and intrinsic motivation / James R. Whitehead --
The health benefits of physical activity ; The Surgeon General's Report on physical activity and health / Charles B. Corgin and Robert P. Pangrazi--
Physical activity and women's health / Christine L. Wells --
Physical activity in the prevention and management of coronary heart disease / William L. Haskell --
Physical activity and cancer / I-Min Lee --
Physical activity and the prevention of type II (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes / Andrea Kriska --
Osteoporosis and physical activity / Janet M. Shaw and Christine Snow --
Physical fitness and healthy low back function / Sharon Ann Plowman --
Resistance training for health / Michael L. Pollock and Kevin R. Vincent --
Exercise, obesity, and weight control / Jack H. Wilmore --
The influence of exercise on mental health / Daniel M. Landers --
Economic benefits of physical activity / Larry R. Gettman --
Toward an understanding of appropriate physical activity levels for youth / Charles B. Corbin, Robert P. Pangrazi, and Greg J. Welk --
Health benefits of physical activity during childhood and adolescence / Oded Bar-Or --
Youth sports in America : an overview / Vern D. Seefeldt and Martha E. Ewing --
Psycho-physiological contributions of physical activity and sports for girls / Linda K. Bunker --
Nutritional ergogenics and sports performance / Melvin Williams.
Other Titles: Physical fitness and activity
Responsibility: edited by Charles B. Corbin, Robert P. Pangrazi.

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Originally prepared for and published in issues of The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports (PCPFS) Physical Activity and Fitness Research Digest, these 22 papers are organized into  Read more...

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