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The Influence of Leisure on Discourses of Aging

Leisure and Aging : Theory and Practice

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook

...recognize and describe stereotypes of old age and opposing discourses of aging in Western society;explain ageism and discuss how stereotypes can influence the way older adults are treated by society, the way they are understood by society...

Making it Big

Sociology of Sport and Social Theory

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook

...iStockphoto/Rick Sargeant. This photo uses models posing for illustration purposes only.Social theory: Symbolic interactionism and dramaturgyProponents of the theory: George Herbert Mead, Harold Garfinkel, Erving GoffmanWhat the theory...

Hypertrophy-Responses and Related Adaptations to Exercise Stress 1

Brad Schoenfeld

Brad Schoenfeld, PhD, CSCS, CSPS, FNSCA, is widely regarded as one of the leading strength and fitness experts in the United States. He has published more than 80 peer-reviewed scientific papers and serves on the editorial advisory boards for several journals, including the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research and Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. He is an assistant professor of exercise science at Lehman College in the Bronx, New York, and heads their human performance laboratory. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy

Human Kinetics, 2016

Ebook

...To comprehend the many factors related to maximizing skeletal muscle hypertrophy, it is essential to have a foundational knowledge of how the body reacts and adapts to exercise stress. This chapter reviews the structure and function...

Nutrition and Metabolic Factors

Michael H. Stone

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Michael H. Stone, PhD, is currently the director of the exercise and sports science laboratory in the department of kinesiology, leisure, and sport sciences at East Tennessee State University. Prior to this, Dr. Stone was the head of sport physiology for the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the chair of sport at Edinburgh University in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is also an adjunct professor at Edinburgh University; Edith Cowan University in Perth, Australia; and Louisiana State University in Shreveport. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Meg Stone

Meg Stone, MS, is the director of the Sports Performance Enhancement Consortium and assistant track coach at East Tennessee State University. Stone holds the NCAA collegiate records in shot and discus and was a two-time Olympian in the discus for Great Britain. She also won a gold medal in the 1982 Commonwealth Games. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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William A. Sands

William A. Sands, PhD, is head of sport biomechanics and engineering for the United States Olympic Committee. He has served as senior sport physiologist at the Lake Placid Olympic Training Center as well as the physiologist for USA Track and Field and USA Diving. He has coached Olympic and world championship gymnasts and served as chair for the United States Elite Coaches Association for Women’s Gymnastics. Dr. Sands is on the board of directors for the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports and is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Principles and Practice of Resistance Training

Human Kinetics, 2007

Ebook

...Currently sport nutrition is one of the most studied areas of sport science; many long-held beliefs and concepts concerning good nutrition are being challenged, particularly for athletes. Since the late 1970s, studies of vitamin, mineral...

Psychological Aspects of Resistance Training

Michael H. Stone

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Michael H. Stone, PhD, is currently the director of the exercise and sports science laboratory in the department of kinesiology, leisure, and sport sciences at East Tennessee State University. Prior to this, Dr. Stone was the head of sport physiology for the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the chair of sport at Edinburgh University in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is also an adjunct professor at Edinburgh University; Edith Cowan University in Perth, Australia; and Louisiana State University in Shreveport. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Meg Stone

Meg Stone, MS, is the director of the Sports Performance Enhancement Consortium and assistant track coach at East Tennessee State University. Stone holds the NCAA collegiate records in shot and discus and was a two-time Olympian in the discus for Great Britain. She also won a gold medal in the 1982 Commonwealth Games. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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William A. Sands

William A. Sands, PhD, is head of sport biomechanics and engineering for the United States Olympic Committee. He has served as senior sport physiologist at the Lake Placid Olympic Training Center as well as the physiologist for USA Track and Field and USA Diving. He has coached Olympic and world championship gymnasts and served as chair for the United States Elite Coaches Association for Women’s Gymnastics. Dr. Sands is on the board of directors for the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports and is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Principles and Practice of Resistance Training

Human Kinetics, 2007

Ebook

...There is a temptation to focus entirely on an idea of humans as motors when one considers resistance training. However, athletic skills must be performed in the environment of human beings and their cultures, expectations...

Exercise Testing

Riva L. Rahl

Riva L. Rahl, MD, is medical director of the Cooper Wellness Program at the Cooper Aerobics Center in Dallas, Texas, where she counsels patients and clients regarding appropriate physical activity programs. Board certified in both internal and emergency medicine, Rahl is a staff physician at the Cooper Clinic in Dallas and was previously chief resident in emergency medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Hospital. She is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, the American College of Physicians, and USA Track and Field. She received her doctorate from the University of California. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity and Health Guidelines : Recommendations for Various Ages, Fitness Levels, and Conditions from 57 Authoritative Sources

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook

...The ACSM provides guidelinesfor exercise testing, including treadmill and bicycle stress tests and assessments of body composition, flexibility, and strength. These parameters can help an individual develop a personalized exercise program...

Developing Resistance Training Programs

Michael H. Stone

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Michael H. Stone, PhD, is currently the director of the exercise and sports science laboratory in the department of kinesiology, leisure, and sport sciences at East Tennessee State University. Prior to this, Dr. Stone was the head of sport physiology for the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the chair of sport at Edinburgh University in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is also an adjunct professor at Edinburgh University; Edith Cowan University in Perth, Australia; and Louisiana State University in Shreveport. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Meg Stone

Meg Stone, MS, is the director of the Sports Performance Enhancement Consortium and assistant track coach at East Tennessee State University. Stone holds the NCAA collegiate records in shot and discus and was a two-time Olympian in the discus for Great Britain. She also won a gold medal in the 1982 Commonwealth Games. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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William A. Sands

William A. Sands, PhD, is head of sport biomechanics and engineering for the United States Olympic Committee. He has served as senior sport physiologist at the Lake Placid Olympic Training Center as well as the physiologist for USA Track and Field and USA Diving. He has coached Olympic and world championship gymnasts and served as chair for the United States Elite Coaches Association for Women’s Gymnastics. Dr. Sands is on the board of directors for the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports and is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Principles and Practice of Resistance Training

Human Kinetics, 2007

Ebook

...One major purpose of this book has been to assist coaches and athletes in the development of strength-power training programs for sport. It is important to remember that an effective training program is not one in which the components...

Modes of Resistance Training

Michael H. Stone

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Michael H. Stone, PhD, is currently the director of the exercise and sports science laboratory in the department of kinesiology, leisure, and sport sciences at East Tennessee State University. Prior to this, Dr. Stone was the head of sport physiology for the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the chair of sport at Edinburgh University in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is also an adjunct professor at Edinburgh University; Edith Cowan University in Perth, Australia; and Louisiana State University in Shreveport. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Meg Stone

Meg Stone, MS, is the director of the Sports Performance Enhancement Consortium and assistant track coach at East Tennessee State University. Stone holds the NCAA collegiate records in shot and discus and was a two-time Olympian in the discus for Great Britain. She also won a gold medal in the 1982 Commonwealth Games. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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William A. Sands

William A. Sands, PhD, is head of sport biomechanics and engineering for the United States Olympic Committee. He has served as senior sport physiologist at the Lake Placid Olympic Training Center as well as the physiologist for USA Track and Field and USA Diving. He has coached Olympic and world championship gymnasts and served as chair for the United States Elite Coaches Association for Women’s Gymnastics. Dr. Sands is on the board of directors for the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports and is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Principles and Practice of Resistance Training

Human Kinetics, 2007

Ebook

...Integrated program concepts are necessary in order to effectively improve performance. Integrating resistance training in an appropriate manner can increase the potential for performance alterations that can include improved maximum...

Power Training

Jay Hoffman

Jay Hoffman, PhD, is the director of the Institute of Exercise Physiology and Wellness and a professor of sport and exercise science at the University of Central Florida. He is also the chair of the education and human sciences department. Long recognized as an expert in the field of exercise physiology, Hoffman has more than 190 publications in refereed journals, book chapters, and books, and he has lectured at more than 370 national and international conferences and meetings. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance

Human Kinetics, 2002

Ebook

...After reading this chapter you should be able to do the following:Understand the scientific basis of plyometrics and define a stretch–shortening cycle.Explain the relationship between force, velocity, and power.Define the rate of force...

Physical and Physiological Adaptations to Resistance Training

Michael H. Stone

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Michael H. Stone, PhD, is currently the director of the exercise and sports science laboratory in the department of kinesiology, leisure, and sport sciences at East Tennessee State University. Prior to this, Dr. Stone was the head of sport physiology for the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the chair of sport at Edinburgh University in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is also an adjunct professor at Edinburgh University; Edith Cowan University in Perth, Australia; and Louisiana State University in Shreveport. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Meg Stone

Meg Stone, MS, is the director of the Sports Performance Enhancement Consortium and assistant track coach at East Tennessee State University. Stone holds the NCAA collegiate records in shot and discus and was a two-time Olympian in the discus for Great Britain. She also won a gold medal in the 1982 Commonwealth Games. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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William A. Sands

William A. Sands, PhD, is head of sport biomechanics and engineering for the United States Olympic Committee. He has served as senior sport physiologist at the Lake Placid Olympic Training Center as well as the physiologist for USA Track and Field and USA Diving. He has coached Olympic and world championship gymnasts and served as chair for the United States Elite Coaches Association for Women’s Gymnastics. Dr. Sands is on the board of directors for the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports and is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Principles and Practice of Resistance Training

Human Kinetics, 2007

Ebook

...Before a reasonable discussion of responses and adaptations to resistance training can occur, it is important to differentiate health fitness from sport fitness. Training for health and training for fitness are not the same things; in fact,...