Exercise and Fitness: Benefits and Risks

Exercise and Fitness: Benefits and Risks

by Karsten Froberg
     
 

This is a book written by world authorities on selected topics with the common theme of children and exercise. The text is organised into 16 chapters containing state-of-the-art articles by leading authorities on selected topics of relevance to clinicians, practitioners and researchers who are concerned with the effects of exercise on the growing child. The text adds… See more details below

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This is a book written by world authorities on selected topics with the common theme of children and exercise. The text is organised into 16 chapters containing state-of-the-art articles by leading authorities on selected topics of relevance to clinicians, practitioners and researchers who are concerned with the effects of exercise on the growing child. The text adds significantly to the body of knowledge in this area and contributes to the further advancement of the growing subdiscipline of Pediatric Exercise Science.

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Comprises 16 chapters which were presented as invited lectures at the XVIII Symposium of the European Group of Pediatric Work Physiology held at Odense U. in September of 1995. The chapters come from a variety of disciplines and discuss selected topics such as: the relationship between activity and fitness, the benefit of exercise to the chronically ill, genetic and environmental factors affecting obesity, the impact of athletic training on growth and hormone release, bone mineralization and fracture risk, and muscular strength development. Distributed by ISBS. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9788778383228
Publisher:
University Press of Southern Denmark
Publication date:
01/19/1997
Pages:
245
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

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