Focus on Exercise and Health Research

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Nova Publishers, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 279 pages
In the last 50 years significant numbers of men and women take little exercise in the course of their occupation. The computer keyboard, the rise of private transport, the world by television, household "labour-saving" devices mean that with the minimal of physical effort people work and play. The benefits of doing regular exercise include a reduced risk of: heart disease, stroke, bowel cancer, breast cancer, osteoporosis, and obesity. In addition, many people feel better in themselves during and after exercise. Regular exercise is also thought to help ease stress, anxiety, and mild depression. This book presents new and important research from around the world dealing with various aspects and impacts of exercise as related to health.
 

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Contents

Aerobic Physical Exercise Improves Membrane Fluidity of Erythrocytes in Hypertensive and Normotensive Subjects An Electron Paramagnetic Reso...
1
Exercise and Cognition Theoretical and Empirical Evidence for an Interaction Effect from an Integrated Cognitive PsychologyNeuroscientific Perspe...
17
ExerciseInduced Oxidative Stress and Lipid Peroxidation The Exercise Paradox
61
Postprandial Lipid Metabolism and Exercise Recent Findings and Future Directions
93
HypothalamoPituitaryAdrenal Axis Adaptation to Repeated and Prolonged ExerciseInduced Cortisol Secretion in Endurance Training Physiology is t...
131
The Efficacy of PsychingUp on Strength Performance
163
ExerciseInduced Cardiovascular Adjustments by Muscle Receptors Stimulation
181
Thermoregulatory Responses of Athletes with a Spinal Cord Injury to Prolonged Wheelchair Exercise in Cool and Warm Conditions
203
Exercise Pathophysiology in Patients with Juvenile Dermatomyositis
221
Being From Away Focus on Exercise Nutrition and Health Research among Immigrant Older Adults
239
Pregnancy and Exercise Should Healthy Pregnant Women Actively Train?
251
Index
269
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