Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Human Kinetics
The United States Department of Health and Human Services has released two landmark publications, Physical Activity and Health: A Report of the Surgeon General and 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Both of these publications emphasize that physical activity and physical fitness are strongly related to the reduction of risks
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-11 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Despite medical technological advances, the major killers with which we must currently contend have remained essentially the same for the past few decades. Stroke, cancer, and heart disease together account for the vast majority of deaths in the United States. In addition, due to improved medical care, many Americans who
Authors: Michele Kettles, Colette L. Cole, Brenda S. Wright
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Human Kinetics
Examining the benefits of exercise for women, from osteoporosis prevention to reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease, this book reviews the physiological fitness differences between men and women. It also helps women to tailor an exercise programme to their stage in life: adolescence, pre-menopause, menopause, post-menopause and ageing.