ERIC Number: ED205511
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Exercise Physiology. Basic Stuff Series I. I.
Svoboda, Milan; And Others
The fundamentals of exercise physiology (the study of the physiological effects of bodily exertion) form the basis for this booklet designed for teachers of physical education. The scientific principles underlying the building of muscular strength and flexibility are described and illustrated. Topics covered include: (1) muscular strength, measurement, and improvement; (2) anaerobic performance; (3) aerobic performance; (4) flexibility; (5) diet and performance; (6) temperature and performance; (7) aids to performance; (8) physical appearance; (9) exercise and disease prevention; and (10) the aesthetic, social, and psychological benefits of exercise. (JD)
Descriptors: Cardiovascular System, Elementary Secondary Education, Exercise Physiology, Human Body, Metabolism, Motor Reactions, Muscular Strength, Nutrition, Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Physical Education, Physical Fitness, Physical Health
AAHPERD Publications, P.O. Box 870, Lanham, MD 20801 (Stock Number 245-26826, $5.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD).
Note: For related documents, see SP 018 731-737 and SP 018 789.