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Anthropometrica

Author : Kevin Norton
ISBN : 0868402230
Genre : Nature
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A core textbook of anthopometry - human body measurement - for sports science and human movement courses, with applications in ergonomics, psychology, nutrition, physiology and other health subjects.

Modern Nutrition In Health And Disease

Author : Maurice Edward Shils
ISBN : 0781741335
Genre : Medical
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Distinguished experts provide in-depth information on historic landmarks in nutrition, specific dietary components, nutrition in integrated biologic systems, nutritional assessment through the life cycle, nutrition in various clinical disorders, public health and policy issues, and more.

Analysis Of Socio Economic Status On Anthropometric Measurements And Health Related Physical Fitness Of School Boys

Author : Sathish Kumar A
ISBN : 9781312777910
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Best Practice Protocols For Physique Assessment In Sport

Author : Patria A. Hume
ISBN : 9789811054181
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This book outlines best practice protocols for body composition analysis of high-performance athletes and provides guidance on the use of new technologies for anthropometry. While surface anthropometry has traditionally been used to assess body composition through the internationally recognised methodology of the International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry (ISAK), the recent commercialisation of devices, such as bioelectrical impedance technologies, dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA), ultrasound, 3D photometry and air-displacement plethysmography (Bod Pod), has led to the non-standardised adoption of new measurement techniques. In this textbook, leading researchers detail standardisation procedures for each technology: in terms of athlete preparation, test protocols, test reporting, equipment calibration and data interpretation. Each chapter covers a different tool: how it works, what it is used to measure, and what the issues are surrounding its validity, practicality and reliability. This book provides an essential reference for device technicians and sport practitioners, ensuring that high-performance athletes are afforded accurate and comparable body composition information to guide their training routines.

Obesity

Author : Robert H. Eckel
ISBN : 0781728444
Genre : Medical
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Written by an international group of leading experts on obesity and related disorders, this volume is the first to address the clinical aspects of obesity. The contributors review the latest clinically relevant findings on the etiology and pathophysiology of obesity, examine the full spectrum of comorbid conditions and complications, and discuss the role of drugs, behavioral interventions, exercise, and surgery in treatment of obesity. Compatibility: BlackBerry(R) OS 4.1 or Higher / iPhone/iPod Touch 2.0 or Higher /Palm OS 3.5 or higher / Palm Pre Classic / Symbian S60, 3rd edition (Nokia) / Windows Mobile(TM) Pocket PC (all versions) / Windows Mobile Smartphone / Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP/Vista/Tablet PC

Medicine Science In Sports Exercise Volume 39

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Happiness In Children

Author : Mark D Holder
ISBN : 9789400744141
Genre : Psychology
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This briefs summarizes the research on positive well-being in children, with a particular focus on their happiness. It starts with a discussion of the constructs of positive psychology (i.e., well-being, happiness and life satisfaction), and then outlines the research that shows the importance of studying well-being. Next, it explores how researchers measure happiness and what these measures tell us about whether children are happy and how their happiness differs from adults. Following this, it discusses current positive psychology theories with the aim of suggesting their promise in understanding children’s well-being. Next, it examines the importance of individual differences, including culture and temperament. Because studies have only recently identified several of the factors associated with children’s happiness, the book ends with a discussion of how we might enhance children’s well-being and suggests directions for future research.

Eating And Its Disorders

Author : Albert J. Stunkard
ISBN : UOM:39015012590769
Genre : Medical
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Revue Canadienne De Physiologie Appliqu E

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Genre : Exercise
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Journal Of Human Movement Studies

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105123437431
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