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ERIC Number: ED289874
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Pages: 510
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-88314-335-6
Physical Activity & Well-being.
Seefeldt, Vern, Ed.
This book reviews evidence in the biological and behavioral sciences relating physical activity to human well-being. The following articles are included: (1) "Physical Growth and Maturation" (Robert M. Malina); (2) "Acquisition of Motor Skills During Childhood" (John L. Haubenstricker and Vern D. Seefeldt); (3) "Development of Sensory-Motor Function in Young Children" (Harriet G. Williams); (4) "Memory Development and Motor Skill Acquisition" (Jerry R. Thomas and Jere Dee Gallagher); (5) "Physical Activity and the Prevention of Premature Aging" (Waneen W. Spirduso); (6) "Physical Activity and Body Composition" (Pat Eisenman); (7) "Neuromuscular Adaptations to High-Resistance Exercise" (Gary Kamen); (8) "Menstruation, Pregnancy, and Menopause" (Christine L. Wells); (9) "Nutrition and Ergogenic Aids" (Emily M. Haymes); (10) "Cardiorespiratory Adaptations to Chronic Endurance Exercise" (Russell R. Pate and J. Larry Durstine); (11) "Mental Health" (Rod K. Dishman); (12) "Social Development" (George H. Sage); (13) "Moral Development" (Maureen R. Weiss and Brenda Jo Bredemeier); (14) "Disabling and Handicapping Conditions" (Alfred F. Morris); (15) "Cardiorespiratory Diseases" (Patty S. Freedson); (16) "Metabolic Disease: Diabetes Mellitus" (Kris Berg); (17) "The Relation of Movement and Cognitive Function" (Jerry R. Thomas and Katherine T. Thomas); and (18) "Effects of Physical Education Programs on Children" (Paul Vogel). (JD)
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Publications, P.O. Box 704, Waldorf, MD 20601 ($29.95).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reston, VA. National Association for Sport and Physical Education.