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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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Toward a better understanding of physical fitness and activity.
Scottsdale, Ariz. : Holcomb Hathaway, Publishers, c1999-2004
(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 v. : ill. ; 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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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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