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Table Of Contents

Introduction
Summary
Western Historical Perspective
Early Promotion of Physical Activity for Health
Associating Physical Inactivity with Disease
Health, Physical Education, and Fitness
Exercise Physiology Research and Health
Terminology of Physical Activity, Physical Fitness, and Health
Evolution of Physical Activity Recommendations
Summary of Recent Physical Activity Recommendations
Measurement of Physical Activity, Fitness, and Intensity
Measuring Physical Activity
Measures Based on Self-Report
Measures Based on Direct Monitoring
Measuring Intensity of Physical Activity
Measuring Physical Fitness
Endurance
Muscular Fitness
Body Composition
Validity of Measurements
Chapter Summary
Conclusions
Physiologic Responses to Episodes of Exercise
CHAPTER 3 PHYSIOLOGIC RESPONSES AND LONG-TERM ADAPTATIONS TO EXERCISE
Long-Term Adaptations to Exercise Training
Maintenance, Detraining, and Prolonged Inactivity
Special Considerations
CHAPTER 4 THE EFFECTS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ON HEALTH AND DISEASE
Overall Mortality
Cardiovascular Diseases
Cancer
Non–Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
Osteoarthritis
Osteoporosis
Obesity
Mental Health
Health-Related Quality of Life
Adverse Effects of Physical Activity
Occurrence of Adverse Effects
Nature of the Activity/Health Relationship
Physical Activity among Adults in the United States
Physical Activity among Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States
CHAPTER 6 UNDERSTANDING AND PROMOTING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Behavioral Research on Physical Activity among Adults
Behavioral Research on Physical Activity among Children and Adolescents
Promising Approaches, Barriers, and Resources
LIST OF TABLES AND FIGURES
INDEX
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