The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1410379760
  • ISBN-13: 9781410379764
  • DDC: 613.71
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - College Senior
  • 1180 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2012
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released September 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Regular physical activity and proper nutrition remain the most highly recommended avenues to maintaining long-term health. Physical fitness has proven to help prevent, delay, or relieve certain diseases, both physical and mental, and provides benefits to people of all ages.

What's New

  • A second edition of this successful 2012 title, the two volume Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness (GEOF) is a comprehensive and easy-to-use reference source with a collection of fitness topics ranging from sports, body systems, the body’s reaction to physical fitness, and exercise activities to diseases and conditions, treatments, fitness tests, and other health-related issues pertaining to exercise and fitness.
  • This edition will consist of approximately 270 entries and will be supplemented by over 200 illustrations (150 images/50 TCIGs) and a comprehensive subject index.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 141036304X | ISBN-13: 9781410363046

Table of Contents

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Nutrition and Athletic Performance 2016 Guidelines.
Achilles tendinosis.
Altitude training.
Ankle sprain.
Evidence-based practice.
Exercise and brain health.
Exercise training for comorbidities.
Fitness for Individuals with Disabilities.
Fitness myths.
HIIT - high intensity interval training.
Indirect calorimetry.
Ischemic preconditioning and exercise performance.
Medication and exercise interactions.
Metabolic acidosis and exercise.
Physical Therapy.
Post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC).
Rating of perceived exertion (RPE).
Responders and nonresponders to exercise training.
Resting heart rate.
Resting metabolism.
Sports Massage.
Stress Testing.