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Effects of Acute Exercise and Exercise Training on Insulin Action in Skeletal Muscle

Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes : Therapeutic Effects and Mechanisms of Action

Human Kinetics, 2008

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...During dynamic exercise, ATP turnover in skeletal muscle increases greatly. This increase is fuelled mainly by the catabolism of carbohydrate and lipid, while protein oxidation does not increase significantly unless muscle glycogen stores...

Exercise Adherence and Compliance

Mark H. Anshel

Mark H. Anshel, PhD, is a professor in the department of health and human performance with a joint appointment in the psychology department at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro. He is the author of more than 135 research publications, four fitness books, and multiple editions of the text Sport Psychology: From Theory to Practice. His research since 2007 has concerned the effectiveness of a cognitive-behavioral model on exercise participation and adherence called the Disconnected Values Model. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Applied Health Fitness Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2014

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...“The difference in winning and losing is most often . . . not quitting.”After reading this chapter, you should be able to:know the differences between adherence and compliance when it comes to exercise or any other health behavior;identify...

Does the concept of transfer of learning sufficiently explain the way outcomes of adventure programming are generalized to other areas of participants’ lives?

Michael A. Gass

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Jim Sibthorp

Jim Sibthorp, PhD, is associate professor and the coordinator of Adventure and Outdoor Programs in the department of parks, recreation and tourism at the University of Utah. He has written numerous publications in adventure-based programming and outdoor adventure education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Controversial Issues in Adventure Programming

Human Kinetics, 2012

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...An Outward Bound instructor named Rusty Baillie once proclaimed, “Let the mountains speak for themselves!” (Priest and Gass, 2005, p. 184). This statement reflects an approach to facilitation in which program participants independently...

Functional Mobility and Aging

John C. Griffin

John C. Griffin, MSc, is an award-winning retired professor, private consultant, speaker, writer for public and private sector organizations, and coach for more than 40 years. Griffin has authored more than 100 publications, including the first two editions of Client-Centered Exercise Prescription. Recently, he has conducted research on the functional mobility of older adults and developed a screening tool and exercise prescription algorithm. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Client-Centered Exercise Prescription

Human Kinetics, 2015

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...Chapter Competencies After completing this chapter, you will be able to demonstrate the following competencies: Identify the relationship between health and mobility. Describe the implications of early functional mobility limitations...

Altitude

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

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...After reading this chapter you should be able to do the following:Describe the hypobaric environment.Understand the physiological strain associated with altitude.Explain the effects of altitude on athletic performance.Understand the effects...

Importance of Assessment in Sport Psychology Consulting

Jim Taylor

Jim Taylor, PhD, CC-AASP, is an internationally recognized consultant and presenter on the psychology of sport and parenting. He has served as a consultant for the U.S. and Japanese ski teams, the United States Tennis Association, and USA Triathlon. He has worked with professional and world-class athletes in tennis, skiing, cycling, triathlon, track and field, swimming, golf, and many other sports. He has been invited to lecture by the Olympic Committees of Spain, France, Poland, and the United States, and he has been a consultant to the athletic departments at Stanford University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Assessment in Applied Sport Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2018

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...Thanks to Marshall Mintz and Michael Zito for their contributions to the Assessment Terminology sectionIs there anything more important to quality sport psychology consulting than assessment? To be sure, consultants need a deep knowledge...
...Cancer patients and survivors who want to exercise face many obstacles, whether they were regularly exercising prior to their cancer diagnosis and treatment or not. The biopsychosocial challenges experienced by patients and survivors...

Client-Centered Cardiovascular Exercise Prescription Model

John C. Griffin

John C. Griffin, MSc, is an award-winning retired professor, private consultant, speaker, writer for public and private sector organizations, and coach for more than 40 years. Griffin has authored more than 100 publications, including the first two editions of Client-Centered Exercise Prescription. Recently, he has conducted research on the functional mobility of older adults and developed a screening tool and exercise prescription algorithm. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Client-Centered Exercise Prescription

Human Kinetics, 2015

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...Chapter CompetenciesAfter completing this chapter, you will be able to demonstrate the following competencies:Use a seven-step prescription process to guide you through decisions when designing a cardiovascular prescription. (The remaining...

Principles of Client-Centered Prescription

John C. Griffin

John C. Griffin, MSc, is an award-winning retired professor, private consultant, speaker, writer for public and private sector organizations, and coach for more than 40 years. Griffin has authored more than 100 publications, including the first two editions of Client-Centered Exercise Prescription. Recently, he has conducted research on the functional mobility of older adults and developed a screening tool and exercise prescription algorithm. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Client-Centered Exercise Prescription

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook

...Chapter Competencies After completing this chapter, you will be able to demonstrate the following competencies: Apply the principle that exercise design determines exercise outcomes of exercise prescription. Identify prescription...

Cool-Down:Stretching and Relaxation Exercises

Elizabeth Best-Martini

Elizabeth (Betsy) Best-Martini, MS, CTRS, is a certified recreational therapist specializing in the field of fitness, aging, wellness, and long-term care. Best-Martini is the owner of Recreation Consultation, a firm that provides training and recreational therapy consultation to retirement communities, skilled nursing settings, subacute settings, and residential and assisted care facilities in northern California. Her practice also includes Fit For Life one-to-one personal training for adults and older adults. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kim A. Jones-DiGenova

Kim A. Jones-DiGenova, MA, received her masters degree in physical education (exercise physiology) and the Distinguished Achievement in a Major Field Award from San Francisco State University. She is a physical education instructor at the College of Marin in Kentfield, California, where she teaches courses on strength and fitness training for older adults. She also serves as a health and fitness consultant and personal trainer in the San Francisco and San Rafael metropolitan areas. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Exercise For Frail Elders

Human Kinetics, 2014

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...Too many people confine their exercise to stretching the truth, running up bills, sidestepping responsibility, pushing their luck, and jumping to conclusions.After completing this chapter, you will have the tools toteach a safe...