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Nature of Physical Activity

Thomas W. Rowland

Thomas W. Rowland, MD, is a pediatric cardiologist at the Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. He is a professor of pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine and was a past adjunct professor of exercise science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. A graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School, Rowland is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology by the American Board of Pediatrics. Rowland, who has had more than 150 journal articles published, is the author of three books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Biologic Regulation of Physical Activity

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

...The outcomes of research studies described in the following chapters need to be considered within the context of the limitations by which levels of habitual physical activity can be characterized and quantified. A variety of methodologies...

Responses to Activity Interventions

Thomas W. Rowland

Thomas W. Rowland, MD, is a pediatric cardiologist at the Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. He is a professor of pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine and was a past adjunct professor of exercise science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. A graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School, Rowland is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology by the American Board of Pediatrics. Rowland, who has had more than 150 journal articles published, is the author of three books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Biologic Regulation of Physical Activity

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

...During a routine office visit, a physician notes that his patient has jumped from the 20th to the 60th percentile for body mass index (BMI), a marker of body fat, and that he is engaging in virtually no regular physical activity. The doctor...

Physical Activity Play

Thomas W. Rowland

Thomas W. Rowland, MD, is a pediatric cardiologist at the Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. He is a professor of pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine and was a past adjunct professor of exercise science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. A graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School, Rowland is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology by the American Board of Pediatrics. Rowland, who has had more than 150 journal articles published, is the author of three books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Biologic Regulation of Physical Activity

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

...Developmental psychologists have long struggled to find a common understanding of the nature and reason for physical activity play. Even agreeing on a definition has proven challenging. Certainly play involves acts such as running...

Bone Tissue In Skeletal Growth And Body Composition

Robert M Malina

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PhD, FACSM Research Professor Tarleton State University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Claude Bouchard

PhD, FACSM Executive Director Pennington Biomedical Research Center Louisiana State University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Oded Bar-Or

MD, FACSM Director Children’s Exercise and Nutrition Centre McMaster University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Growth, Maturation, and Physical Activity

Human Kinetics, 2004

Ebook

...Bone tissue constitutes most of the skeleton, which is the permanent supportive frame-work of the body and accounts for approximately 98% of stature. The remainder is largely cartilage, primarily in the form of the intervertebral discs...

Early Movement Capabilities

Infant Motor Development

Human Kinetics, 2006

Ebook

...This chapter will do the following:Examine development in the prenatal periodExamine the sensory capabilities of the newbornDescribe infant reflexesDiscuss early spontaneous movements found in infancyThe human infant is one of the most...

Neurochemical Models

Thomas W. Rowland

Thomas W. Rowland, MD, is a pediatric cardiologist at the Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. He is a professor of pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine and was a past adjunct professor of exercise science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. A graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School, Rowland is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology by the American Board of Pediatrics. Rowland, who has had more than 150 journal articles published, is the author of three books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Biologic Regulation of Physical Activity

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

...An extensive volume of research has focused on identifying the neurochemical pathways that influence habitual physical activity in both animals and humans. Understandably, most of these investigations have involved animals; many have...

Altering the Biologic Control of Activity

Thomas W. Rowland

Thomas W. Rowland, MD, is a pediatric cardiologist at the Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. He is a professor of pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine and was a past adjunct professor of exercise science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. A graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School, Rowland is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology by the American Board of Pediatrics. Rowland, who has had more than 150 journal articles published, is the author of three books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Biologic Regulation of Physical Activity

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

...In 2002, Sue Kimm and colleagues published particularly salient longitudinal data from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Growth and Health Study on the trends in physical activity of adolescent girls (Kimm, Glynn, Kriska...

Timing And Sequence Of Changes During Adolescence

Robert M Malina

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PhD, FACSM Research Professor Tarleton State University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Claude Bouchard

PhD, FACSM Executive Director Pennington Biomedical Research Center Louisiana State University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Oded Bar-Or

MD, FACSM Director Children’s Exercise and Nutrition Centre McMaster University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Growth, Maturation, and Physical Activity

Human Kinetics, 2004

Ebook

...Preceding chapters have described changes in size, proportions, body composition, and performance that occur during childhood and adolescence. These are general trends associated with age and sex in a variety of morphological and functional...

Biological Maturation: Concepts And Assessment

Robert M Malina

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PhD, FACSM Research Professor Tarleton State University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Claude Bouchard

PhD, FACSM Executive Director Pennington Biomedical Research Center Louisiana State University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Oded Bar-Or

MD, FACSM Director Children’s Exercise and Nutrition Centre McMaster University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Growth, Maturation, and Physical Activity

Human Kinetics, 2004

Ebook

...Maturation is a process, whereas maturity is a state. Maturation implies progress toward maturity. Maturation occurs and maturity is eventually attained in all tissues, organs, and organ systems of the body. Thus, definitions of maturity...

Effects of Sex

Thomas W. Rowland

Thomas W. Rowland, MD, is a pediatric cardiologist at the Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. He is a professor of pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine and was a past adjunct professor of exercise science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. A graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School, Rowland is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology by the American Board of Pediatrics. Rowland, who has had more than 150 journal articles published, is the author of three books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Biologic Regulation of Physical Activity

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

...Among human beings, males have been observed to be more active than females in virtually every study that has examined sex influences on habitual physical activity. This finding has proven consistent independent of age, race, measurement...