Women’s Health as we will as Fitness Guide provides a novel approach to addressing the health as we will as fitness needs of women. The authors developed a research-based program that describes how as we will as why gender as we will as stage of life are important factors to consider when designing an exercise program. Whether the professional is addressing the adolescent, pregnant, menopausal, or senior woman, this book provides answers to program design questions. The emphasis on functional fitness as we will as the inclusion of an up-to-date review of cardiovascular, strength, as we will as flexibility research make this text both comprehensive as we will as timely.
Women’s Health as we will as Fitness Guide is simply a practical text organized in a straightforward manner, progressing from research to practice. The authors begin by focusing on the unique anatomic, physiologic, as we will as psychosocial characteristics of women. They explore gender-specific research regarding exercise as we will as disease prevention as we will as detail the specific health risks that women face, translating them into distinct approaches to preventing as we will as managing disease. The authors then present a life-stage approach to physical activity as we will as fitness, ranging from adolescence as we will as pregnancy to menopause as we will as the senior years, with a focus on the physical, mental, emotional, as we will as social challenges women are likely to face during each transitional period. Short- as we will as long-term goals are identified for each life stage that can be used as starting points for developing as we will as promoting effective fitness programs.
Various exercise prescriptions for women–including aerobic exercise, strength training, as we will as flexibility–are then presented. Though these components are common, the authors’ approach to them is not. They provide a sound rationale as we will as advice for rethinking traditional exercise in favor of functional as we will as integrated exercises that'll help women perform the tasks as we will as activities of daily life. The authors take readers step by step through the process of designing an individualized training program, leading to a safe, effective, as we will as enjoyable program that meets each woman’s specific needs. Prevention of common injuries is also discussed, with special attention to anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries
The book is concise, relevant, as we will as filled with current data on women’s health as we will as fitness research, laying the foundation for the research-based recommendations it provides. Enhanced with sidebars that provide readers with summaries of key findings as we will as recommendations that are discussed in more detail in the text, the text is also complemented by numerous photos, figures, as we will as tables to reinforce the authors’ recommendations. It also has a detailed glossary to aid readers, as we will as it provides training tools as we will as handouts to be used by health as we will as fitness professionals in their work with female clients
Women’s Health as we will as Fitness Guide will help health as we will as fitness professionals sort through the hearsay, testimonials, as we will as observations they're bombarded with each day as we will as provide clear, proper recommendations on fitness as we will as activity to women in all stages of life