Top Marketplace offers for ISBN

9780415421980

Physical Activity and Health: The Evidence Explained

Hardman, Adrianne E.; Stensel, David J. Author

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by GoodReads )
Image Not Available

Physical Activity and Health explains clearly, systematically and in detail the relationships between physical activity, health and disease, and examines the benefits of exercise in the prevention and treatment of a wide range of important conditions.

Now in a fully updated and revised edition, and still the most complete and engaging textbook on this important subject, Physical Activity and Health offers a balanced examination of the very latest evidence linking levels of physical activity with disease and mortality. It offers a wide-ranging assessment of the importance of inactivity as a factor in major diseases and health conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, cancer and osteoporosis. The book is designed to help the reader evaluate the quality and significance of the scientific evidence, and includes an invaluable discussion of common study designs and the inherent difficulties of measuring physical activity. It also explores the full range of contemporary themes in the study of exercise and health, such as the hazards of exercise; exercise and the elderly; children’s health and exercise; physical activity and public health policy; and a critical appraisal of current recommendations for physical activity.

Containing useful features throughout, such as chapter summaries, study tasks, guides to supplementary reading and definitions of key terms, and richly illustrated with supporting tables, figures and plates, Physical Activity and Health is an essential course text. Now supported by a companion website featuring self-test questions, PowerPoint slides for lecturers, additional learning activities and web links, this book is vital reading for degree-level students of sport and exercise science, public health, physical therapy, medicine and nursing.

Visit the companion website for Physical Activity and Health at www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415421980.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Adrianne E. Hardman is Emeritus Professor of Human Exercise Metabolism at Loughborough University, the UK’s leading centre for sport and exercise science. Adrianne has over 25 years of university teaching experience, has published widely and given invited lectures in many countries, and has contributed to the development of guidelines on physical activity in the UK and in North America.

David J. Stensel is a Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology at Loughborough University and was formerly a lecturer at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. An experienced teacher and researcher, David has also given invited lectures in the UK and overseas.

 

 

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$
US$ 54.82

Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.64
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Hardman, Adrianne E.; Stensel, David J. Author
ISBN 10: 0415421985 ISBN 13: 9780415421980
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller
GreatBookPrices
(Columbia, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 6078865-n

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 54.82
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.64
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Hardman, Adrianne E.; Stensel, David J. Author
Published by Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom (2009)
ISBN 10: 0415421985 ISBN 13: 9780415421980
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd Revised edition. 242 x 174 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. Physical Activity and Health explains clearly, systematically and in detail the relationships between physical activity, health and disease, and examines the benefits of exercise in the prevention and treatment of a wide range of important conditions. Now in a fully updated and revised edition, and still the most complete and engaging textbook on this important subject, Physical Activity and Health offers a balanced examination of the very latest evidence linking levels of physical activity with disease and mortality. It offers a wide-ranging assessment of the importance of inactivity as a factor in major diseases and health conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, cancer and osteoporosis. The book is designed to help the reader evaluate the quality and significance of the scientific evidence, and includes an invaluable discussion of common study designs and the inherent difficulties of measuring physical activity. It also explores the full range of contemporary themes in the study of exercise and health, such as the hazards of exercise; exercise and the elderly; children s health and exercise; physical activity and public health policy; and a critical appraisal of current recommendations for physical activity. Containing useful features throughout, such as chapter summaries, study tasks, guides to supplementary reading and definitions of key terms, and richly illustrated with supporting tables, figures and plates, Physical Activity and Health is an essential course text. Now supported by a companion website featuring self-test questions, PowerPoint slides for lecturers, additional learning activities and web links, this book is vital reading for degree-level students of sport and exercise science, public health, physical therapy, medicine and nursing. Visit the companion website for Physical Activity and Health at. Bookseller Inventory # AA69780415421980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 57.47
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Hardman, Adrianne E.; Stensel, David J. Author
Published by Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom (2009)
ISBN 10: 0415421985 ISBN 13: 9780415421980
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd Revised edition. 242 x 174 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. Physical Activity and Health explains clearly, systematically and in detail the relationships between physical activity, health and disease, and examines the benefits of exercise in the prevention and treatment of a wide range of important conditions. Now in a fully updated and revised edition, and still the most complete and engaging textbook on this important subject, Physical Activity and Health offers a balanced examination of the very latest evidence linking levels of physical activity with disease and mortality. It offers a wide-ranging assessment of the importance of inactivity as a factor in major diseases and health conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, cancer and osteoporosis. The book is designed to help the reader evaluate the quality and significance of the scientific evidence, and includes an invaluable discussion of common study designs and the inherent difficulties of measuring physical activity. It also explores the full range of contemporary themes in the study of exercise and health, such as the hazards of exercise; exercise and the elderly; children s health and exercise; physical activity and public health policy; and a critical appraisal of current recommendations for physical activity. Containing useful features throughout, such as chapter summaries, study tasks, guides to supplementary reading and definitions of key terms, and richly illustrated with supporting tables, figures and plates, Physical Activity and Health is an essential course text. Now supported by a companion website featuring self-test questions, PowerPoint slides for lecturers, additional learning activities and web links, this book is vital reading for degree-level students of sport and exercise science, public health, physical therapy, medicine and nursing. Visit the companion website for Physical Activity and Health at. Bookseller Inventory # AA69780415421980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 58.84
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Hardman, Adrianne E.; Stensel, David J. Author
Published by Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN 10: 0415421985 ISBN 13: 9780415421980
New Softcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor & Francis Ltd. Book Condition: New. 2009. 2nd Edition. Paperback. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland . Special Offer: This seller is offering an exclusive discount of 25% on all prices for AbeBooks customers. Original Price: 79.90 EUR. Order now to avoid disappointment. Bookseller Inventory # V9780415421980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 59.93
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Hardman, Adrianne E.; Stensel, David J. Author
Published by Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN 10: 0415421985 ISBN 13: 9780415421980
New Paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor & Francis Ltd. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Physical Activity and Health: The Evidence Explained (2nd Revised edition), Adrianne E. Hardman, David J. Stensel, Jeremy N. Morris, "Physical Activity and Health" explains clearly, systematically and in detail the relationships between physical activity, health and disease, and examines the benefits of exercise in the prevention and treatment of a wide range of important conditions. Now in a fully updated and revised edition, and still the most complete and engaging textbook on this important subject, "Physical Activity and Health" offers a balanced examination of the very latest evidence linking levels of physical activity with disease and mortality. It offers a wide-ranging assessment of the importance of inactivity as a factor in major diseases and health conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, cancer and osteoporosis. The book is designed to help the reader evaluate the quality and significance of the scientific evidence, and includes an invaluable discussion of common study designs and the inherent difficulties of measuring physical activity. It also explores the full range of contemporary themes in the study of exercise and health, such as the hazards of exercise; exercise and the elderly; children's health and exercise; physical activity and public health policy; and, a critical appraisal of current recommendations for physical activity. Containing useful features throughout, such as chapter summaries, study tasks, guides to supplementary reading and definitions of key terms, and richly illustrated with supporting tables, figures and plates, "Physical Activity and Health" is an essential course text. Now supported by a companion website featuring self-test questions, PowerPoint slides for lecturers, additional learning activities and web links, this book is vital reading for degree-level students of sport and exercise science, public health, physical therapy, medicine and nursing. Bookseller Inventory # B9780415421980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 53.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.10
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Hardman, Adrianne E.; Stensel, David J. Author
Published by Routledge (2009)
ISBN 10: 0415421985 ISBN 13: 9780415421980
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Swindon, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # FT-9780415421980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 50.08
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 13.79
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Hardman, Adrianne E.; Stensel, David J. Author
Published by Routledge (2009)
ISBN 10: 0415421985 ISBN 13: 9780415421980
New Paperback Quantity Available: 3
Seller
TextbooksScotland
(Ringwood, HAMPS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 89992

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 50.15
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 15.32
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Hardman, Adrianne E.; Stensel, David J. Author
Published by Routledge (2009)
ISBN 10: 0415421985 ISBN 13: 9780415421980
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
AcademicBooksScotland
(Ringwood, HANTS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New copy, despatched from stock in the UK via Royal Mail or Courier. Bookseller Inventory # 91808

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 51.04
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 15.32
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Hardman, Adrianne E.; Stensel, David J. Author
Published by Routledge (2009)
ISBN 10: 0415421985 ISBN 13: 9780415421980
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2009. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "I wish I had had this textbook as a student it would have made learning about the health benefits of physical activity much easier! By housing a comprehensive variety of topics in a single volume, the textbook is a wonderful resource for anyone, whether student or exercise or health professional, wanting to find out more about physical activity and health." I-Min Lee, MBBS, MPH, ScD; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health "Drs. Stensel and Hardman have prepared an excellent second edition to their book on physical activity and health. The book is comprehensive, the literature review is extensive and up to date, and is well written. The book covers topics relevant to persons across the age range, from children to older adults. The closing chapter presents a strong rationale for the urgent need to incorporate physical activity policies and promotion into public health strategies." Steven N. Blair, PED; Professor, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina. Former president of the American College of Sports Medicine "Anyone who seeks to examine the body of evidence linking physical activity and health should consult this splendid book.At once authoritative and a pleasure to read, it is clearly the result of many years spent in research and teaching." Professor Ronald J. Maughan; Secretary of the Nutrition Working Group of the International Olympic Committee "This is an excellent text, which is much needed in the field of physical activity and health. The authors scrupulously examine the case for exercise with the most rigorous evidence from around the world. This makes the text a valuable resource for information about physical activity and health for students and established researchers worldwide." Professor Steve Bird, School of Human Movement, Recreation and Performance, Victoria University, Australia ".one of the few books that sets down this evidence in a compact form suitable for an undergraduate readership. The writing is clear." Roy J. Shephard, Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0415421985

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 66.47
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Hardman, Adrianne E.; Stensel, David J. Author
Published by Routledge (2009)
ISBN 10: 0415421985 ISBN 13: 9780415421980
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Paperbackshop-US
(Secaucus, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2009. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # VT-9780415421980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 62.70
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book