Occupational Safety and Hygiene V: Selected papers from the International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene (SHO 2017), April 10-11, 2017, Guimarães, Portugal
BioMedWomen: Proceedings of the International Conference on Clinical and BioEngineering for Women's Health (Porto, Portugal, 20-23 June, 2015)
Sports Technology and Engineering: Proceedings of the 2014 Asia-Pacific Congress on Sports Technology and Engineering (STE 2014), December 8-9, 2014, Singapore
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
Peter R.J. Reaburn
October 15, 2014
Addresses the Aging Process and Its Effect on Sports Performance Age-related changes influence all physiological systems, including those used during exercise and sport. Highlighting masters athletes—older adults who train and compete in organized sports—Nutrition and Performance in Masters...
February 06, 2014
Many sports nutrition professionals are challenged by their lack of knowledge of both the functional limitations and the required alterations to training of the athlete with an impairment. In cases where the impairment results in minimal differences in the physiological basis of exercise, sports...
Rexford S. Ahima
December 07, 2013
This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. The prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity has increased worldwide in recent decades. Obesity in childhood is associated with a wide range of serious health complications and an increased risk of premature illness and death later in life...
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