Explains the principles of muscular and energy fitness training, and describes the step-by-step procedures to follow in applying the principles to a variety of sport programmes. Useful as a textbook for students on coaching courses, this text also serves as a reference for coaches, physical education teachers and health and fitness professionals.
Focuses on physically demanding occupations that require strength and stamina as conditions of safe, productive and career-long job performance. This book looks at job-related issues and includes case studies that illustrate the positives and the negatives of employee selection and physical maintenance in demanding occupations.
New Dimensions in Aerobic Fitness begins with the development of the VO2max measurement and traces its history from the 1920s to the present. Exercise physiologist Brian Sharkey explores this evolution and its influence on the direction of fitness training and testing. He also traces the beginnings of doubt about VO2max as the measurement of fitness.