CAN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY INTERVENTIONS CHANGE PERCEIVED EXERCISE BENEFITS AND BARRIERS?
- What is Exercise Science? Smith, Andy // Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism Education (Oxfo;Nov2004, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p5
The purpose of the paper is to define Exercise Science. The following definition is offered and justified: Exercise Science is a theory-based, research-led discipline that seeks applied solutions to health problems related to physical inactivity, and which aims to understand and promote...
- Heartlinks - A real world approach to effective Exercise Referral. Ward, M.; Phillips, C. J.; Farr, A.; Harries, D. // International Journal of Health Promotion & Education;2010, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p20
Objective: To identify changes in health, coronary heart disease (CHD) risk and levels of physical activity amongst patients referred to a tailored exercise referral programme. Design: Sedentary adult patients identified as 'at risk' of coronary heart disease, were referred from a wide range of...
- Prevalence and Correlates of Walking and Biking to School Among Adolescents. Bungum, Timothy J.; Lounsbery, Monica; Moonie, Sheniz; Gast, Julie // Journal of Community Health;Apr2009, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p129
Increasing the rates that our adolescents walk and bicycle to school, also called active transport to school (ATS), could increase the physical activity (PA) levels of that age group. This type of activity has been identified as a missed opportunity for PA. It is currently estimated that 15% of...
- Fitness news. // Health (Time Inc. Health);Jan/Feb99, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p50
Presents various fitness news. Good news for mothers who work out; Health histories of postmenopausal women who had walked regularly for more than a decade; Information on a booklet which finds safe ways to increase activity.
- chill, mama! // Fit Pregnancy;Aug/Sep2014, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p12
The article offers step-by-step instructions for several workout routines for mothers.
- get your body back. Parch, Lorie // Fit Pregnancy;Jun/Jul2003, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p111
Describes a workout for mothers after giving birth. Lunge walks; Arabesque buttocks pulse; Kegel exercises; Static stretching; Standing rollout.
- Hit The Gym: Stand Tall. Kaspriske, Ron // Golf Digest;Nov2008, Vol. 59 Issue 11, p64
The article offers exercises to avoid late-round fatigue when golfing. One exercise is the wall sit which is executed through putting one's hands above the head and bracing the back against the wall and slide down until thighs are parallel to the ground. Another is the lounge and rotate which is...
- THE SPORTS SURFACES DEBATE. SAREMI, JODAI // American Fitness;Nov/Dec2014, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p24
The article offers information on how to choose the right surface for one's fitness activity. Topics discussed include the effect of the athlete-sports surface interface on biomechanics and performance quality, the properties that are important to the performance of the athlete including...
- keeping it real. // Baby Talk;Apr2009, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p5
The article reports on the development of the Love Your New-Mom Body program by the magazine in the U.S. It reveals that the program helps mothers manage their bodies after giving birth and participate in a StrollerFit workout class. In addition, mothers who will join the program will be given...