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Extreme and Rare Sports: Performance Demands, Drivers, Functional Foods, and Nutrition

1st Edition

Sourya Datta, Debasis Bagchi
May 24, 2019

Two crucial components of a healthy life are nutrition and exercise. The importance of appropriate diet, food and nutrition are extremely important to be successful in sports, and, especially, in extreme sports. Extreme sport is an activity where a participant must demonstrate both mental and...

Sports Nutrition for Paralympic Athletes, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Elizabeth Broad
May 06, 2019

Sports participation opportunities for individuals with impairments are increasing. Whether an athlete is beginning a sport or competing on the world stage for a podium finish, nutrition is recognized as being integral to optimizing their health, training capacity, and performance. Some athletes...

Exercise and Disease Management

2nd Edition

Brian C. Leutholtz, Ignacio Ripoll
January 10, 2019

Exercise and Disease Management is designed to help managed care physicians, their patients, other health care professionals, and interested readers integrate current exercise guidelines into their practices. This extraordinary book is accompanied by a series of 11 workbooks, each one for a chronic...

The Exercise Effect on Mental Health: Neurobiological Mechanisms

1st Edition

Henning Budde, Mirko Wegner
April 13, 2018

The Exercise Effect on Mental Health contains the most recent and thorough overview of the links between exercise and mental health, and the underlying mechanisms of the brain. The text will enhance interested clinicians’ and researchers’ understanding of the neurobiological effect of exercise on...

Clinical Guide to Popular Diets

1st Edition

Caroline Apovian, Elizabeth Brouillard, Lorraine Young
February 05, 2018

It is no secret that the United States is facing an obesity epidemic with the obesity rates continuing to rise year after year. According to the Center for Disease Control, one third of Americans are now obese. It is no longer sufficient to simply point out the health risks of obesity to our...

Biomechanics of Human Motion: Applications in the Martial Arts, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Emeric Arus, Ph.D.
October 18, 2017

Biomechanics of Human Motion: Applications in the Martial Arts, Second Edition, explores the biomechanical principles of nine different forms of martial arts, with specific attention paid to their anatomical features. Within this examination, Professor Arus highlights the use of energy and force...

Body Composition: Health and Performance in Exercise and Sport

1st Edition

Henry C. Lukaski
June 06, 2017

Interest in the relationships between body structure and function in physical activity has persisted for centuries. Body Composition: Health and Performance in Exercise and Sport advances understanding beyond simple descriptions of body physique and composition of athletes and fills gaps in our...

Occupational Safety and Hygiene V: Selected papers from the International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene (SHO 2017), April 10-11, 2017, Guimarães, Portugal

1st Edition

Pedro M. Arezes, João Santos Baptista, Monica P. Barroso, Paula Carneiro, Patrício Cordeiro, Nelson Costa, Rui B. Melo, A. Sergio Miguel, Gonçalo Perestrelo
March 21, 2017

Occupational Safety and Hygiene V contains selected contributions from the International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene (SHO 2017, 10-11 April 2017, Guimarães, Portugal). The contributions focus on a wide range of topics, including: - occupational safety- risk assessment- safety...

BioMedWomen: Proceedings of the International Conference on Clinical and BioEngineering for Women's Health (Porto, Portugal, 20-23 June, 2015)

1st Edition

Renato Natal Jorge, Teresa Mascarenhas, José Alberto Duarte, Isabel Ramos, Maria Emília Costa, Maria Helena Figueiral, Olívia Pinho, Sofia Brandão, Thuane Da Roza, João Manuel R.S. Tavares
July 25, 2016

BioMedWomen 2015 - Clinical and BioEngineering for Women´s Health contains all author contributions presented at BioMedWomen 2015 (Porto, Portugal, 20–23 June 2015). International contributions from countries worldwide provided comprehensive coverage of the current state-of-the-art on different...

Sports Nutrition Needs for Child and Adolescent Athletes

1st Edition

Chad M. Kerksick, Elizabeth Fox
May 06, 2016

As the number of child and adolescent athletes continues to increase each year, more children are being exposed to greater training volumes and increasing physical demands—making the need for nutritional and recovery guidance increasingly important. While massive amounts of empirical research are...

Nutrition for Elite Athletes

1st Edition

Eric S. Rawson, Stella Lucia Volpe
August 25, 2015

In order to achieve and maintain peak performance, high-level athletes require the right nutrition at the right time. Nutrition for Elite Athletes provides a comprehensive overview of the latest research on the nutritional requirements of athletes at the top of their game.Since researchers,...

Sports Technology and Engineering: Proceedings of the 2014 Asia-Pacific Congress on Sports Technology and Engineering (STE 2014), December 8-9, 2014, Singapore

1st Edition

Qi Luo
May 06, 2015

The 2014 Asia-Pacific Congress on Sports Technology and Engineering (STE 2014) was held in Singapore, December 8-9, 2014. STE2014 was a comprehensive conference focused on various aspects of advances in Sports Technology and Engineering. Topics covered by the contributions to this proceedings...

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