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Author Sharkey, Brian J.

Title Fitness & health / Brian J. Sharkey, Steven E. Gaskill.

Publication Info. Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  613.7 Q SHARKEY    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  613.7 SHARKEY    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  OV 613.7 SHA    Check Shelf
Edition Sixth edition.
Description ix, 429 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Note Previous ed. cataloged as: Fitness and health. Champaign, Ill.; Human Kinetics, 2002.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-417) and index.
Contents Introduction to the active life -- Health benefits of activity and fitness -- Activity and mental health -- Activity and personal health -- Understanding aerobic fitness -- Aerobic training effect -- Improving aerobic fitness -- Implementing an aerobic fitness program -- Understanding muscular fitness -- Benefits of muscular fitness -- Improving muscular fitness -- Nutrition and health -- Energy balance -- Activity, diet, and weight control -- Weight-control programs -- Performance in sport and work -- Environment and performance -- Age, activity, and vitality -- Psychology of activity -- Activity and the quality of life.
Subject Physical fitness.
Exercise -- physiology.
Physical Fitness.
Added Author Gaskill, Steven E., 1952-
Sharkey, Brian J. Fitness and health.
Added Title Fitness and health
ISBN 0736056149 soft cover
9780736056144 soft cover
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