Book Reviews / Critques de livres

Shephard, Roy J.
August 2010
Applied Physiology, Nutrition & Metabolism;Aug2010, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p571
Academic Journal
The article reviews several books including "Youth Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior: Challenges and Solutions," edited by A.L. Smith and S.J.H. Biddle, and "Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription," 6th ed., by A.V.H. Heyward.


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