28 February 2012, 11:02
ACSM’s Guide to Exercise and Cancer Survivorship presents the science behind the benefits of exercise for cancer survival and its application when designing or adapting exercise programmes specifically for cancer patients and survivors.
More clinicians and oncologists are recommending exercise as a strategy for reducing the side effects of treatment, speeding recovery and improving overall quality of life.
In turn, cancer survivors are seeking health and fitness professionals with the knowledge and experience to help them learn how to exercise safely within their capabilities.
Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this authoritative reference offers the most up-to-date information for health and fitness professionals working with survivors of many types of cancers.
Price: £38.99 I €46.80
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15 September 2009, 15:17
Sport Nutrition for Health and Performance, Second Edition, will help students and practitioners understand the function of the nutrients in the body and how these nutrients affect health and athletic performance.
The authors present clear, comprehensive and accurate nutrition information that may be applied to a variety of careers. The text provides students with practical knowledge in exercise and nutrition science and it keeps practitioners on the cutting edge of current research and practices in the field.
Using the authors’ extensive backgrounds in nutrition, exercise physiology and fitness, the text sorts micronutrients into functional groupings to provide an easy framework for understanding how these nutrients can influence exercise performance and good health for both athletes and active individuals.
This unique presentation allows readers to fully understand why proper nutrition helps athletes prevent injury, enhance recovery, improve daily workouts and maintain optimal health and body weight.
Price: £59.50 I €65.50
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