Physical Activity and Health Products

  • Children and Exercise XIX

    Promoting health and well-being

    Edited by N. Armstrong

    The XIXth International Symposium of the European Group of Pediatric Work Physiology was held in Moretonhampstead, UK in September 1997 drawing together academic and medical experts from 26 countries under the theme of promoting health and well-being. This book contains the full text of the 11…

    Paperback – 2015-08-11
    Taylor & Francis

  • Sports Technology and Engineering

    Proceedings of the 2014 Asia-Pacific Congress on Sports Technology and Engineering (STE 2014), December 8-9, 2014, Singapore

    Edited by Qi Luo

    The 2014 Asia-Pacific Congress on Sports Technology and Engineering (STE 2014) was held in Singapore, December 8-9, 2014. STE2014 was a comprehensive conference focused on various aspects of advances in Sports Technology and Engineering. Topics covered by the contributions to this proceedings…

    Hardback – 2015-05-06
    CRC Press
    Advances in Sports Engineering and Technology

  • Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity and Mental Health

    Edited by Panteleimon Ekkekakis

    A growing body of evidence shows that physical activity can be a cost-effective and safe intervention for the prevention and treatment of a wide range of mental health problems. As researchers and clinicians around the world look for evidence-supported alternatives and complements to established…

    Paperback – 2015-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Psychology of Physical Activity

    Determinants, Well-Being and Interventions, 3rd Edition

    By Stuart J. H. Biddle, Nanette Mutrie, Trish Gorely

    The positive benefits of physical activity for physical and mental health are now widely acknowledged, yet levels of physical inactivity continue to increase throughout the developed world. Understanding the psychology of physical activity has therefore become an important concern…

    Paperback – 2015-02-10
    Routledge

  • Learning Technologies and the Body

    Integration and Implementation In Formal and Informal Learning Environments

    Edited by Victor Lee

    This volume explores how technology-supported learning environments can incorporate physical activity and interactive experiences in formal education. It presents cutting-edge research and design work on a new generation of "body-centric" technologies such as wearable body sensors, GPS tracking…

    Hardback – 2014-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Health and Elite Sport

    Is High Performance Sport a Healthy Pursuit?

    Edited by Joe Baker, Parissa Safai, Jessica Fraser-Thomas

    Health and Elite Sport is the first book to critically examine the relationship between participation in high performance sport and health outcomes. Drawing on theory and empirical data from a wide range of disciplines, including sociology, developmental psychology, epidemiology, and physical…

    Hardback – 2014-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Eccentric Exercise

    Physiology and application in sport and rehabilitation

    By Hans Hoppeler

    Eccentric muscle contraction, during which a muscle lengthens while under tension, is a fundamental process of human movement but a surprisingly under-researched area of exercise science. Evidence suggests that training programmes which incorporate both eccentric and concentric contractions can…

    Hardback – 2014-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Psychoneuroendocrinology of Sport and Exercise

    Foundations, Markers, Trends

    Edited by Felix Ehrlenspiel, Katharina Strahler

    Psychoneuroendocrinology is the study of the interaction between hormones, the brain and human behaviour. This is the first book to examine psychoneuroendocrinology in the context of sport and exercise, offering a comprehensive review of current research and assessment techniques and highlighting…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies

    Edited by Nick Watson, Alan Roulstone, Carol Thomas

    The Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies takes a multidisciplinary approach to disability and provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of the main issues in the field around the world today. Adopting an international perspective and consisting entirely of newly commissioned chapters…

    Paperback – 2014-02-27
    Routledge

  • Molecular Exercise Physiology

    An Introduction

    Edited by Henning Wackerhage

    Molecular Exercise Physiology: An Introduction is the first student-friendly textbook to be published on this key topic in contemporary sport and exercise science. It introduces sport and exercise genetics and the molecular mechanisms by which exercise causes adaptation. The text is linked to real…

    Paperback – 2014-02-24
    Routledge

  • Reflective Practice in the Sport and Exercise Sciences

    Contemporary issues

    Edited by Zoe Knowles, David Gilbourne, Brendan Cropley, Lindsey Dugdill

    Drawing on the experiences of scientists, researchers, practitioners and teachers in a wide range of sport and exercise settings, this book explores contemporary issues in reflective practice and considers the way that reflective practice impacts upon applied practice, on research methodology and…

    Paperback – 2014-01-09
    Routledge

  • Childhood Obesity

    Prevalence, Pathophysiology, and Management

    Edited by Rexford S. Ahima

    The prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity has increased worldwide in recent decades. Obesity in childhood is associated with a wide range of serious health complications and an increased risk of premature illness and death later in life. This book presents childhood obesity trends across…

    Hardback – 2013-12-07
    Apple Academic Press

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