Women and Exercise: Physiology and Sports Medicine

Women and Exercise: Physiology and Sports Medicine

by Mona M. Shangold
     
 

Women and Exercise is an invaluable resource for all physicians, from general practitioners to specialists seeking information outside their specialty, who need up-to-date information and expert advice about women and exercise.See more details below

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Women and Exercise is an invaluable resource for all physicians, from general practitioners to specialists seeking information outside their specialty, who need up-to-date information and expert advice about women and exercise.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803678163
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
03/01/1988
Series:
Contemporary Exercise and Sports Medicine Ser.
Pages:
279

Table of Contents

1Fitness: Definition and Development3
2Exercise and Regulation of Body Weight27
3Training for Strength60
4Endurance Training73
5Bone Concerns89
6Nutrition for Sports102
7The Prepubescent Female129
8Growth, Performance, Activity, and Training During Adolescence141
9Menstruation and Menstrual Disorders152
10Pregnancy172
11Menopause187
12The Breast217
13Gynecologic Concerns in Exercise and Training223
14Orthopedic Concerns234
15Medical Conditions Arising During Sports261
16Cardiovascular Issues282
17Eating Disorders292
Appendix A: Exercise Following Injury, Surgery, or Infection313
Index319

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