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Fitness and Health By Brian J. Sharkey

Fitness and Health by Brian J. Sharkey

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This study of fitness and health covers aerobic and muscular fitness, nutrition, weight management, work and sport performance. It seeks to enable the reader to create their own personal activity, fitness and nutrition programmes that improve health and quality of life.

Fitness and Health Summary

Fitness and Health by Brian J. Sharkey

Provides a wealth of research-based advice and activities to improve health and fitness. Includes fitness tests that are easy to administer, specifies the appropriate amount of fat intake, describes measures to prevent low back pain, and much more.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Physical activity and health: health benefits of activity and fitness; activity and mental health; activity and personal health. Part 2 Aerobic fitness: understanding aerobic fitness; aerobic fitness - the training effect; improving aerobic fitness; aerobic fitness programmes. Part 3 Muscular fitness: understanding muscular fitness; benefits of muscular fitness; improving your muscular fitness. Part 4 Activity and weight control: nutrition and health; energy and activity; activity, diet and weight control; weight-control programmes. Part 5 Performance in work and sport: performance at work; performance in sport; the environment and performance. Part 6 Vitality and longevity: age, activity and vitality; the psychology of activity; activity and the quality of life.

Additional information

Fitness and Health by Brian J. Sharkey
Used - Very Good
Human Kinetics Publishers
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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