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5th International Standards Meeting

The overall theme of the ISM 2014 will be The Future of Fitness – Challenges between standardisation and commercialisation.

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Defining the links between activity and public health

Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health is the first textbook to clearly define the intersection of exercise science and public health. It offers a solid introduction to the concepts of public health and exercise science, the techniques used to measure physical activity and the health effects of exercise and physical activity. Students will develop a greater understanding of how experts from both fields can work together to advance the use of physical activity for the prevention and treatment of chronic disease and other health issues. Normal Price: £44.99 I €54.00 HK Rewards Members’ Price: £35.99 I €43.20 Find out more

The role of leisure in the lives of the elderly

As the number and percent of older people in developed countries continues to grow,tomorrow’s recreation and leisure professionals will be more challenged than ever to meet the needs of an increasingly older and culturally diverse population. Written for students, professors and professionals in recreation, leisure, gerontology and ageing, Leisure and Aging provides a wealth of knowledge on various aspects of life for older people and the role of leisure within it. It helps students think critically about a phase of life that seems remote from their own and provides a perspective to their understanding of ageing and leisure. Price: £39.99 I €48.00 Find out more