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Progress in Exercise and Women's Health Research
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Editors: Janet P. Coulter
Book Description:
In the last 50 years significant numbers of men and women take little exercise in the course of their occupation. The computer keyboard, the rise of private transport, the world by television, household "labor saving" devices mean that with the minimal of physical effort people work and play. The benefits of doing regular exercise include a reduced risk of: heart disease, stroke, bowel cancer, breast cancer, osteoporosis, and obesity. In addition, many people feel better in themselves during and after exercise. Regular exercise is also thought to help ease stress, anxiety, and mild depression. This book presents the latest research in this growing field.

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Chapter 0 - The Effect of Exercise on Cardiovascular Function in Women (pp. 3-12)
Authors / Editors: Vikram Kumar Yeragani, Narayana Subramaniam, Rahul Kumar and Pratap Chokka

Chapter 0 - Resistance Exercise Frequency: Can Increasing Training Frequency Increase Gains in Lean Mass for Middle and Older-Aged Women? (pp. 13-16)
Authors / Editors: Melissa J. Benton

Chapter 0 - Do Women and Men over 70 Years Old Similarly Benefit from a One-Year Training Program? (pp. 19-28)
Authors / Editors: Gaëlle Deley, Gaëlle Kervio, Bénédicte Verges and Jean-Marie Casillas

Chapter 1 - The Place of Exercise in the Everyday Lives of Aging Women and Women with Physical Disabilities (pp. 31-69)
Authors / Editors: Catherine L. Lysack and Heather E. Dillaway

Chapter 2 - Substrate Utilization in Women with Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes: Effects of Exercise and Nutritional Adaptation (pp. 71-106)
Authors / Editors: Lore Metz and Karen Lambert

Chapter 3 - The Benefits of Exercise and Sport on the Psychological and Personal Health of Women (pp. 107-137)
Authors / Editors: Miltiadis Proios

Chapter 4 - How Important are Basic Psychological Needs to Women’s Well-Being? (pp. 139-158)
Authors / Editors: Philip M. Wilson, Diane E. Mack and Virginia L. Lightheart

Chapter 5 - Responsibility and Activity (pp. 159-175)
Authors / Editors: Paul M. Wright, Michelle B. Stockton and Normand L. Hays

Chapter 6 - Physical Activity Interventions in African American Women (pp. 177-192)
Authors / Editors: Ashutosh Atri and Manoj Sharma

Chapter 7 - Theoretical Frameworks in Exercise and Women’s Health Research (pp. 193-211)
Authors / Editors: Birte Dohnke and Sonia Lippke

Chapter 8 - Effects of Weight-Bearing and Non-Weight Bearing Exercise on Bone Mineral Density During Short-Term Weight Loss in Overweight Premenopausal Women (pp. 213-277)
Authors / Editors: Joanne Loethen and Pamela S. Hinton

Chapter 9 - Timing of Post-Exercise Protein Does Not Affect Gains in Lean Mass But May Influence Loss of Fat Mass in Women (pp. 229-240)
Authors / Editors: Melissa J. Benton, Pamela D. Swan and Carol S. Johnston

Chapter 10 - Central Italy: Physical Activity of Female Residents from Pisa Province (pp. 241-253)
Authors / Editors: E. Matteucci and O. Giampietro

Chapter 11 - Early Adolescent Girls’ Psychosocial Health in the Light of their Sports Activity Behavior (pp. 255-269)
Authors / Editors: Noémi Keresztes and Bettina F. Piko

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2008
   Pages: 7 x 10 289pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60456-014-5
   Status: AV
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