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Fitness and exercise sourcebook [electronic resource] : basic consumer health information about the benefits of physical fitness, including strength, endurance, longevity, weight loss, bone health, and stress management, with exercise guidelines for people of all ages and tips for maintaining motivation, measuring exercise intensity, preventing injuries, and exercising with a health condition : along with information on different types of exercises and exercise equipment, a glossary of related terms, and a directory of resources for additional help and information / edited by Laura Larsen
4th ed
Detroit, Mich. : Omnigraphics, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Electronic Book  GV436 .F53 2011    AVAIL. VIA WEB
Subject(s) Physical fitness -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Exercise -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Physical Description 1 online resource (xviii, 618 p.)
Note Description based on print version record
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents pt. 1. The health benefits of physical activity -- pt. 2. Guidelines for lifelong physical fitness -- pt. 3. Start moving -- pt. 4. Exercise basics -- pt. 5. Fitness safety -- pt. 6. Physical fitness for people with health conditions -- pt. 7. Additional help and information
Summary Provides updated information about the health benefits of physical activity. It discusses the guidelines for physical activity in people of all ages and diverse fitness levels, including those with disabilities, chronic diseases, or other challenges
Series Gale virtual reference library
Health reference series (Unnumbered)
Alternate Author Larsen, Laura, editor
Gale Group

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