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Body Composition in Sport, Exercise and Health [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
Stewart, Arthur D.
Publication:
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (241 p.)
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Subjects:
Sports -- Physiological aspects.
Body composition.
Physical fitness.
Medical subjects:
Recreation.
Metabolic Phenomena.
Biochemical Phenomena.
Human Activities.
Musculoskeletal Physiological Processes.
Body Constitution.
Physiological Phenomena.
Leisure Activities.
Chemical Phenomena.
Musculoskeletal Physiological Phenomena.
Musculoskeletal and Neural Physiological Phenomena.
Exercise.
Body Composition.
Sports.
Local subjects:
Body composition. (search)
MEDICAL / Nutrition. (search)
MEDICAL / Sports Medicine. (search)
Physical fitness. (search)
Sports -- Physiological aspects. (search)
SPORTS & RECREATION / General. (search)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The analysis of body composition (fat, bone and muscle) is an important process throughout the biomedical sciences. This is the first book to offer a clear and detailed introduction to the key methods and techniques in body composition analysis and to explain the importance of body composition data in the context of sport, exercise and health. With contributions from some of the world's leading body composition specialists, the book goes further than any other in demonstrating the practical and applied value of body composition analysis in areas such as performance sport and w
Contents:
BODY COMPOSITION IN SPORT, EXERCISE AND HEALTH; Copyright; CONTENTS; List of Figures and Tables; Notes on Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; 1 The concept of body composition and its applications; 2 Laboratory methods of body composition analysis; 3 Portable methods of body composition analysis; 4 Physique: phenotype, somatotype and 3D scanning; 5 Muscle tissue; 6 Bone tissue; 7 Anthropometric surrogates for fatness and health; 8 Body composition change; 9 Body composition in chronic disease and disability
10 Body composition: professional practice and an interdisciplinary toolkieIndex
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Contributor:
Sutton, Laura.
ISBN:
1-280-87428-7
9786613715593
1-136-47830-2
0-203-13304-8
1-136-47829-9
OCLC:
798209451