Total Fitness and Wellness

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Benjamin Cummings, 2003 - Exercise - 383 pages
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Using this log book, students discover behaviors they want and need to change, track their daily exercise and nutritional intake, and create a long-term personal nutritional and fitness program. Available free when packaged with the book.

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Scott K. Powers is the UAA Endowed professor in the Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology and is Director of the Center for Exercise Science at the University of Florida. Powers enjoys teaching and has earned three University of Florida teaching awards. Dr. Powers' research has focused on exercise-mediated changes in cardiac and skeletal muscle antioxidant systems and the role that these changes play in providing protection against oxidant injury. Further, he is actively investigating the mechanisms responsible for respiratory muscle weakness in patients subjected to prolonged periods of mechanical ventilation. Dr. Powers' laboratory work is currently funded by grants totaling more than 2.8 million dollars from the National Institutes of Health and the Florida Biomedical Research Program. This research has resulted in over 150 peer-reviewed scientific papers. Powers has also co-authored four college textbooks for use in exercise physiology and fitness courses. Powers serves on the Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI) Sports Medicine Review Board and is a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Applied Physiology, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, the International Journal of Sports Medicine, and the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. Scott Powers received his bachelor's degree in physical education from Carson Newman College, his master's degree in exercise physiology from the University of Georgia, and a doctorate (EdD) in exercise physiology from the University of Tennessee. Powers earned a second doctoral degree (PhD) in physiology from Louisiana State University.

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