Habitual Physical Activity and Health

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World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe, Jan 1, 1978 - Condition physique - 188 pages
The manual is divided into two parts. Part i (Chapters 1-10) Deals in a general way with the physiological principles of physical acti- vity and with the relationship between habitual activity and age, ethnic group, occupation and leisure, climate and altitude, degree of industrialization, and health status. Part ii (Chapters 11-16) Describes various methods of quantifying habitual physical activity patterns in individual and in population groups.

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Contents

PHYSIOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
5
GRADING THE INTENSITY OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
18
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND FITNESS DURING GROWTH
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