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Physical Activity Guidelines
Aerobic (“air-OH-bik”) activities make you breathe harder and cause your heart to beat faster. Walking fast is an example of aerobic activity.
On the Shelf at CCBC
Nutrition and Metabolism in Sports, Exercise and Health by Introduction to sport and exercise nutrition, integrating key nutritional facts, concepts and dietary guidelines with a thorough discussion of the fundamental biological science underpinning physiological and metabolic processes.
Call Number: QP141 .N77 2018
Publication Date: 2018-02-16
Healthy Brain, Happy Life by Suzuki interweaves her personal story with groundbreaking research in the neurosciences, and offers practical, short exercises--4 minute Brain Hacks--to engage your mind and improve your memory, your ability to learn new skills, and function more efficiently.
Call Number: RA790 .S89 2015
Publication Date: 2016-03-08
The One-Minute Workout by High-intensity engagement -- Fun and fast : eight basic workouts -- How low can you go? : four potent micro-workouts
Call Number: GV481 .G53 2017
Publication Date: 2017-02-07
Fitness and Exercise Sourcebook by "Provides updated information about the health benefits of physical activity. It discusses the guidelines for physical activity in people of all ages and diverse fitness levels--including those with disabilities, chronic diseases, or other challenges..."
Call Number: RA781 .F58 2011
Publication Date: 2010-12-01
Make every move count
When you Move More every day, you can reach some pretty big goals over time. With motivation, dedication and great foot support, your small daily steps can add up to huge strides. Let your feet take you places you never thought possible!
- 10 minutes of stretching is like walking the length of a football field
- 2.5 hours of walking every week for a year is like walking across the state of Wyoming
- 30 minutes of singles tennis is like walking a 5K
- 1 hour of dancing every week for a year is like walking from Chicago to Indianapolis
- 20 minutes of vacuuming is like walking one mile
- 30 minutes of grocery shopping every other week for a year is like walking a marathon
For more ways to add activity to your life, visit heart.org/movemore
Let's Keep Moving - Walking & Flexibility Exercises
Science Direct Articles from journals on science, technology and medicine for advanced research.
Alt HealthWatch Articles focused on contemporary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
Nursing and Allied Health Articles about nursing, allied health, occupational and physical therapy,
diagnostic imaging, nutrition, and dental hygiene.
Muscle-strengthening activities make your muscles stronger. Muscle-strengthening activities include lifting weights, using resistance bands, and doing push-ups.
Physical Activity Guidelines: Getting Started
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Exercise Physiology by "Learn how to apply the science of exercise physiology to your exercise programs and to solve the problems you'll encounter every day in practice."
Call Number: eBook QP301 .P67 2015
Publication Date: 2015-01-01
The Hidden Mechanics of Exercise by The Hidden Mechanics of Exercise reveals the microworld of the human body in motion, from the motor proteins that produce force, to the signaling molecules that activate muscles, to the enzymes that extract energy from nutrients.
Call Number: eBook QP303 .G543 2014
Publication Date: 2014-03-17
Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology by Entries explore the theory, research, and application of psychology as it relates to sport and fitness in a manner that is accessible and jargon-free to help readers better understand human behavior in sport and exercise settings.
Call Number: eBook GV706.4 .E5 2014
Publication Date: 2014-01-21
Exercise for Mood and Anxiety by Exercise works for your mood -- Why exercise programs fail -- The forest before the trees : the truth about motivation -- Directing your thoughts for exercise success -- Planning your exercise routine -
Call Number: eBook BF521 .O88296 2011
Publication Date: 2011-01-01