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Fitness & health / Brian J. Sharkey, Steven E. Gaskill.

Sharkey, Brian J. (Author). Gaskill, Steven E., 1952- (Added Author). Sharkey, Brian J. Fitness and health. (Added Author).

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Plumb Memorial Library - Shelton 613.7 SHA (Text to phone) 34025107523141 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Southbury Public Library Q 613.7 SHARKEY (Text to phone) 34019108765827 Oversized Available -
Terryville Public Library 613.7 SHA (Text to phone) 34028105515325 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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General Note: Previous ed. cataloged as: Fitness and health. Champaign, Ill.; Human Kinetics, 2002.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 401-417) and index.
Subject: Physical fitness
Health

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Fitness and Health
Fitness and Health
by Sharkey, Brian J.; Gaskill, Steven E.
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Fitness and Health


Discover how to achieve the maximum benefits of physical activity. This sixth edition of Fitness & Health is your guide to both a deeper understanding of the exercise-health relationship and a map for meeting your individual needs and goals. The book clearly explains how the body responds to physical activity, why physical activity is so beneficial to health, and the way in which physical activity enhances these areas of fitness: - Aerobic and muscular fitness - Weight control - Performance in work and sport - Energy and vitality Authors Brian Sharkey, former president of the American College of Sports Medicine and a world-renowned fitness authority, and sport physiologist and Olympic coach Steven Gaskill present a wealth of research-based advice and activities. They provide information on aerobic fitness and prescription, which emphasizes sustained fitness, and incorporate the latest research and nutrition information regarding weight control. Considered a classic, this revised and updated edition has already helped thousands of readers experience firsthand the benefits of more physical activity. Make Fitness & Health a priority and you, too, will be rewarded.
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