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Sedentary Behavior and Lower Back Pain

Marco S. Boscolo

Marco S. Boscolo

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Weimo Zhu

Weimo Zhu, PhD, is currently an associate professor in the department of kinesiology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a visiting professor at Guangzhou Institute of Physical Education and Shanghai Institute of Physical Education, both in China. His major area of research is measurement and evaluation in kinesiology. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sedentary Behavior and Health : Concepts, Assessments, and Interventions

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

...The reader will gain an overview of the scientific background of how sedentary behavior affects lower back pain. By the end of this chapter, the reader should be able to do the following:Discuss the association between sedentary behavior...

Children and Screen Time

Jorge A. Banda

Jorge A. Banda, MS, is a PhD candidate in the department of exercise science at the University of South Carolina in Columbia and a research assistant at the university’s Prevention Research Center. Banda holds a master’s degree in exercise science from the University of Houston. His research has focused primarily on underserved populations, including low-income-housing residents, African-American and Latina women, and low-income rural communities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Thomas N. Robinson

Thomas N. Robinson

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Sedentary Behavior and Health : Concepts, Assessments, and Interventions

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

...The reader will gain an overview of the effects of screen time exposure, including television, video game, and computer use, on child health. By the end of this chapter, the reader should be able to do the following:Describe U.S. children’s...

Afterword

Thomas Reilly

Thomas Reilly received his university education at University College Dublin and later gained postgraduate qualifications in physical education (St. Mary’s College, Strawberry Hill) and ergonomics (Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London University). He taught for two years in the Republic of Cameroon and later for one year at Southall College of Technology before working as a research technician at the National Institute for Medical Research and then toward a PhD in exercise physiology at Liverpool Polytechnic. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ergonomics in Sport and Physical Activity : Enhancing Performance and Improving Safety

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook

...THE preceding chapters emphasize the placement of the human in the center of any ergonomics evaluation. This priority has been applied irrespective of the nature of the task, the environmental conditions, and the overall objectives. Models...

Assessing Sedentary Behavior Using Motion Sensors

Sedentary Behavior and Health : Concepts, Assessments, and Interventions

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

...The reader will gain technical and applied knowledge of how motion sensors are used for sedentary behavior monitoring, and how to integrate them into field applications. By the end of this chapter, the reader should be able to do...

Regulated Sedentary Behavior in Occupations

Kenneth A. Glover

Kenneth A. Glover

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Weimo Zhu

Weimo Zhu, PhD, is currently an associate professor in the department of kinesiology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a visiting professor at Guangzhou Institute of Physical Education and Shanghai Institute of Physical Education, both in China. His major area of research is measurement and evaluation in kinesiology. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sedentary Behavior and Health : Concepts, Assessments, and Interventions

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

...The reader will gain an overview of the influence of economic forces and governmental regulation on sedentary behavior. By the end of this chapter, the reader should be able to do the following:Identify the three economic sectorsDescribe...

Ergonomics of Redesigning Sitting

Sedentary Behavior and Health : Concepts, Assessments, and Interventions

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

...The reader will gain an overview of the evolution of chair sitting as a workplace positional behavior and the circumstances in which ergonomic modification of this behavior may reduce the risk of health-related issues. By the end...