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Adrianne E. Hardman - Physical Activity and Health: The Evidence Explained - 9780415421980 - V9780415421980
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Physical Activity and Health: The Evidence Explained

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Description for Physical Activity and Health: The Evidence Explained Paperback. Explains the relationships between physical activity, health and disease, and examines the benefits of exercise in the prevention and treatment of a wide range of important conditions. Num Pages: 376 pages, 32 black & white tables, 14 black & white halftones, 109 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: MBN; MFGV. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 245 x 173 x 18. Weight in Grams: 742.

Physical Activity and Health explains clearly, systematically and in detail the relationships between physical activity, health and disease, and examines the benefits of exercise in the prevention and treatment of a wide range of important conditions.

Now in a fully updated and revised edition, and still the most complete and engaging textbook on this important subject, Physical Activity and Health offers a balanced examination of the very latest evidence linking levels of physical activity with disease and mortality. It offers a wide-ranging assessment of the importance of inactivity as a factor in major diseases and health conditions such as ... Read more

Containing useful features throughout, such as chapter summaries, study tasks, guides to supplementary reading and definitions of key terms, and richly illustrated with supporting tables, figures and plates, Physical Activity and Health is an essential course text. Now supported by a companion website featuring self-test questions, PowerPoint slides for lecturers, additional learning activities and web links, this book is vital reading for degree-level students of sport and exercise science, public health, physical therapy, medicine and nursing.

Visit the companion website for Physical Activity and Health at www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415421980.

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Product Details

Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
376
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
Number of Pages
340
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780415421980
SKU
V9780415421980
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 4 to 8 working days
Ref
99-4

About Adrianne E. Hardman
Adrianne E. Hardman is Emeritus Professor of Human Exercise Metabolism at Loughborough University, the UK’s leading centre for sport and exercise science. Adrianne has over 25 years of university teaching experience, has published widely and given invited lectures in many countries, and has contributed to the development of guidelines on physical activity in the UK and in North America. ... Read more

Reviews for Physical Activity and Health: The Evidence Explained
'I wish I had had this textbook as a student – it would have made learning about the health benefits of physical activity much easier! By housing a comprehensive variety of topics in a single volume, the textbook is a wonderful resource for anyone, whether student or exercise or health professional, wanting to find out more about physical activity and ... Read more

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