Exercise / Manu V. Chakravarthy, Frank W. Booth.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Chakravarthy, Manu V.
Other Authors: Booth, Frank W.
Format: Book
Published: Philadelphia, Pa. : Hanley & Belfus, [2003]
Series:Hot topics (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Table of Contents:
  • Defining the problem
  • From hunting and gathering 7-11s and TVs
  • Definitions
  • Genetic considerations
  • Physical activity deficiency
  • Children's health endangered
  • Means to action
  • Health benefits of physical activity
  • Caloric balance and expenditure
  • Physical activity prescription
  • Counseling patients about undertaking physical activity
  • Management of overweight and obesity
  • Promotion of routine daily physical activity
  • Biological basis for chronic diseases caused by physical inactivity
  • Health consequences of physical inactivity
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Metabolic diseases
  • Cancer
  • Aging
  • Bed rest and spinal cord injury
  • Pulmonary diseases
  • Inflammation/immune dysfunction
  • Neurological diseases
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Women's health
  • Physiological regulation of the human genome through physical activity
  • Inactivity: a fat chance of being healthy!
  • Intensity of physical activity
  • Sample physical activity prescription chart
  • Composition of a low-calorie diet.