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Physical Activity and Public Health Practice

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Description for Physical Activity and Public Health Practice Hardcover. Editor(s): Ainsworth, Barbara E.; Macera, Caroline A. Num Pages: 371 pages, 49 black & white illustrations, 33 black & white tables. BIC Classification: MBN; MBNH3. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 237 x 162 x 26. Weight in Grams: 696.
Physical activity remains a critical area of research as we consider cost-effective measures for lowering the chronic disease epidemic worldwide. In our increasingly automated society, many adults and children are not active at health-enhancing levels. In Physical Activity and Public Health Practice, a panel of respected researchers summarizes essential topics in physical activity and community health and guides public health practitioners and researchers in understanding the positive impact that physical activity has on a host of disease states. Focusing on the benefits of physical activity across the human lifespan with emphasis on primary and secondary prevention of chronic diseases ... Read more

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Barbara E. Ainsworth, PhD, MPH, FACSM, FNAK, is a professor in the Exercise and Wellness Program within the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion at Arizona State University (ASU). Her research relates to physical activity and public health with focuses on the assessment of physical activity in populations, the evaluation of physical activity questionnaires, and physical activity in women. Dr. ... Read more

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