Physical Activity and Health Products

  • Exercise and Mental Health

    Neurobiological Mechanisms

    Edited by Henning Budde, Mirko Wegner

    Every fourth person in North America and Europe experiences at least one episode of depression or anxiety disorder over their lifetimes. Research on the impact of exercise on depression, anxiety, and well-being illustrates a positive effect on various measures of mental health by inducing the same…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2017-02-15 
    CRC Press

  • Physical Activity and the Gastro-Intestinal Tract

    Responses in health and disease

    By Roy J. Shephard

    The organs of the gastro-intestinal tract play an essential role in sustained physical activity, but their consideration in exercise-related literature has, to this point, been limited. Physical Activity and the Gastro-Intestinal Tract is the first book to explain the function and response to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Physical Activity and Health

  • Sport, Medicine and Health

    The medicalization of sport?

    By Dominic Malcolm

    The relationship between sport, medicine and health in our society is becoming increasingly complex. This important and timely study explores this relationship through an analysis of changing political economies, altered perceptions of the body and science’s developing contribution to the human…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Learning Technologies and the Body

    Integration and Implementation In Formal and Informal Learning Environments

    Edited by Victor R. 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…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Stress Management and Prevention

    Applications to Daily Life, 3rd Edition

    By David D. Chen

    Gain a critical understanding of the nature of stress from a positive psychology framework that allows you to look beyond a simple pathology of stress-related symptoms. This new edition of Stress Management and Prevention integrates Eastern and Western concepts of stress while emphasizing an…

    Paperback – 2016-09-07
    Routledge

  • BioMedWomen

    Proceedings of the International Conference on Clinical and BioEngineering for Women's Health (Porto, Portugal, 20-23 June, 2015)

    Edited by Renato Natal Jorge, Teresa Mascarenhas, José Alberto Duarte, Isabel Ramos, Maria Emília Costa, Maria Helena Figueiral, Olívia Pinho, Sofia Brandão, Thuane Da Roza, João Manuel R.S. Tavares

    BioMedWomen 2015 - Clinical and BioEngineering for Women´s Health contains all author contributions presented at BioMedWomen 2015 (Porto, Portugal, 20–23 June 2015). International contributions from countries worldwide provided comprehensive coverage of the current state-of-the-art on different…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25
    CRC Press

  • Green Exercise

    Linking Nature, Health and Well-being

    Edited by Jo Barton, Rachel Bragg, Carly Wood, Jules Pretty

    The concept of Green Exercise has now been widely adopted and implies a synergistic health benefit of being active in the presence of nature. This book provides a balanced overview and synthesis text on all aspects of Green Exercise and integrates evidence from many different disciplines including…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Lisette Burrows

    The family is an important site for the transmission of knowledge and cultural values. Amidst claims that young people are failing to follow health advice, dropping out of sport and at risk of an ever-expanding list of lifestyle diseases, families have become the target of government interventions.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sports Nutrition Needs for Child and Adolescent Athletes

    Edited by Chad M. Kerksick, Elizabeth Fox

    As the number of child and adolescent athletes continues to increase each year, more children are being exposed to greater training volumes and increasing physical demands—making the need for nutritional and recovery guidance increasingly important. While massive amounts of empirical research are…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06
    CRC Press

  • Doping and Public Health

    Edited by Nader Ahmadi, Arne Ljungqvist, Göran Svedsäter

    Doping – the use of performance-enhancing substances and methods – has long been a high-profile issue in sport but in recent years it has also become an issue in wider society. This important new book examines doping as a public health issue, drawing on a multi-disciplinary set of perspectives to…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

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