Comprehensive text gives practical tips for developing skills. For fitness technicians. Topics include: cardiorespiratory endurance, muscle strength and endurance, body composition and weight management, flexibility, and neuromuscular relaxation. Halftone illustrations.
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An internationally recognized expert in exercise science, Dr. Vivian Heyward has conducted extensive research on physical fitness and body composition assessment. In addition to three previous texts, she’s published more than four dozen articles on the subject. Dr. Heyward has given presentations for professional organizations and institutions at the regional, national, and international levels; she has also conducted workshops for nutritionists, health promotion and fitness professionals, physical therapists, nurses, and other allied health professionals.
Since receiving her PhD from the University of Illinois in 1974, Dr. Heyward has been a professor of exercise science at the University of New Mexico, where she has addressed the gap between research and practice in the field. Her career has been characterized by awards and distinctions, including multiple teaching awards and visiting scholar lectureships. Most recently, Dr. Heyward received the University of Illinois’ Distinguished Alumni Award. She has also received recent research grants from NIH and OMRON Healthcare Corp.
A resident of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Dr. Heyward enjoys weightlifting, mountain biking, hiking, and wood carving. She is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Society of Clinical Nutrition.
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Descrizione libro Prentice Hall, 1986. Condizione libro: Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP61443312