Children And Excercise Xix

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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 keynote contributions, 4 papers from a mini-symposium on cardiac risk factors in children and 59 of the free communications. These have been arranged under 6 headings: Lifestyle, Health and Well-Being; Physical Activity ...
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Children and Exercise XIX: Promoting health and well-being

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Overview

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 keynote contributions, 4 papers from a mini-symposium on cardiac risk factors in children and 59 of the free communications. These have been arranged under 6 headings: Lifestyle, Health and Well-Being; Physical Activity Patterns; Aerobic Performance; Anaerobic Performance and Muscular strength; Cardiovascular Function in Health and disease; and Sport and Physical Education. Offering comprehensive reviews of key topics and reports of current research in paediatric health and exercise science, this volume will prove a valuable text for health professionals, researchers and students with an interest in aspects of paediatric exercise, sports medicine and physical education.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780419221005
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/25/1997
  • Pages: 585
  • Product dimensions: 1.25 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface
The Joseph Rutenfranz Lecture 1997 1
A scientific voyage through research in children's health - from heart via muscle to bone 3
The effects of lifestyle on children's health and well-being 23
Exercise tolerance and quality of life in paediatric lung transplant recipients 31
Weight-bearing physical activity and bone health in prepubertal girls 37
Experienced health: longitudinal relationships with lifestyle and objective health parameters 42
Longitudinal relationships between resting heart rate, maximal oxygen uptake and activity 47
Biological maturation in relation to lifestyle from adolescence into adulthood 53
The longitudinal association between physical fitness and fat distribution 57
Aerobic fitness and fat patterning in adolescent boys 63
Aerobic fitness, physical activity and body fatness in adolescents 69
A biopsychosocial approach to family-based management of obese children 75
Secular trend changes in Hungarian schoolboys 81
Physical characteristics and fitness measurements of intellectually impaired boys 88
Developmental coordination disorder: exploring the condition through single case study 93
Physical and motor structure characteristics of 11 to 17 year olds 99
Lipids and lipoprotein(a) as atherosclerosis factors in young athletes 105
Selected predictor variables and lipid-lipoprotein profile in prepubertal children 111
Plasma fibrinogen, physical activity and aerobic fitness in children 117
Validity of two physical activity monitors in children and adolescents 127
Validation of the Tritrac-R3D activity monitor during typical children's activities 132
Physical activity patterns of 5 to 11 year old children 139
The free-living physical activity of schoolchildren: a longitudinal study 145
Moderate to vigorous physical activities in preadolescent children 151
Does the personality of parents influence the physical activity of their children? 157
Familial influences on adolescents' physical activity 163
Do adolescents achieve appropriate levels of physical activity? 169
The development of aerobic fitness in children 179
Interpreting young people's exercise performance: sizing up the problem 191
Ventilatory responses to exercise in relation to sex and maturation 204
Exercise induced hypoxaemia in children at altitude 211
Acquisition of stable treadmill walking mechanics in young children 217
Submaximal exercise in prepubertal children 221
Oxygen uptake during continuous and discrete steady state running 228
Developmental aspects of oxygen uptake kinetics in children 233
Response of children and adolescents to onset of exercise 248
Ratings of perceived exertion in prepubescent girls and boys 253
Effort perception in children: a focus on testing methodology 258
Developmental aspects of anaerobic function 267
Comparison of muscle power between legs 291
Wingate anaerobic test performance in relation to thigh muscle volume 297
Test-retest reproducibility of a new isokinetic cycle ergometer 301
Lactate, ammonia and catecholamine metabolism after anaerobic training 306
A study of knee isokinetic strength in preadolescence 313
Relationship of muscle strength with muscle volume in young children 319
Assessment of maturity status and its relation to strength measurements 325
Extension and hyperextension of the knee joint among young children 331
What "just doing it" revealed - a personal story for young clinicians and researchers 337
Cardiovascular stress responses predict cardiovascular functioning a four-year follow-up 366
Relationship of total and visceral adipose tissue to cardiovascular health 373
Effect of physical training on cardiovascular health in obese children 382
Psychosocial and lifestyle predictors of cardiovascular reactivity in youth 390
Observations on human microvascular function in health and disease 398
A young to adult comparison of exercise plasma volume decrease 405
Peripubertal period decreases insulin sensitivity and glucose utilisation during exercise 412
Estimates of glycaemic condition during exercise in children with IDDM 418
Cardiovascular adjustment to supine versus seated posture in prepubertal boys 424
Cardiovascular adjustment to supine and seated postures: effect of physical training 429
Heart rate variability in 11- to 16-year-olds 434
An exploratory study of cardiac output responses to submaximal exercise 440
Cardiac rehabilitation in children. An interdisciplinary approach 446
Exercise testing and 24h ABPM in children after coarctation repair 455
Exercise haemodynamics and left ventricular parameters in children 460
Cardiopulmonary performance during exercise after paediatric bone marrow transplantation 465
Exercise capacity following successful treatment of childhood cancer 472
Fuels used for different athletic events: quantitative and qualitative analysis 479
Cardiac structure and function in highly-trained prepubertal gymnasts and swimmers 494
Cardiac responses to exercise in elite male junior cyclists 501
Cardiovascular adjustments following maximal exercise in elite male junior cyclists 507
Dietary intake in adolescent orienteering athletes in Sweden 514
Calcium, iron, vitamins and caloric intake among female dancers 521
Bone status in highly trained prepubertal girls: preliminary report 527
Delayed growth and decreased energy intake in female gymnasts 533
The ulnar variance phenomenon: a study in young female gymnasts 537
Moral well-being: the role of physical education and sport 542
Author index 563
Keyword index 567
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