Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health

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                                          <img alt="men walking" src="" class="a-spacing-mini a-lazy-loaded" data-src=",0,300,400_PT0_SX300_V1___.jpg"><img alt="men walking" src=",0,300,400_PT0_SX300_V1___.jpg">   <br>                         

                                                  <img alt="Human Kinetics" src="" class="a-spacing-mini a-lazy-loaded" data-src=",0,350,175_PT0_SX350_V1___.jpg"><img alt="Human Kinetics" src=",0,350,175_PT0_SX350_V1___.jpg">                                                                 <p class="a-spacing-small a-size-small a-color-secondary"> Audiences: Textbook for undergraduate and graduate courses in physical activity and public health; reference for public health professionals, health promotion specialists, and exercise scientists interested in physical activity and health. </p>        <p class="a-spacing-small a-size-small a-color-secondary"> The text defines the intersection of kinesiology and public health, helping students understand how the fields interact. It details the planning, implementation, and evaluation of successful physical activity promotion programs. </p>     

                                              <h3 class="a-spacing-mini"> Advance the use of physical activity to improve public health </h3>                                                                  <p class="a-spacing-base"> Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health, Second Edition With Web Resource,has been updated to reflect the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. With a new full-color design to enhance student learning, this text defines the integration of the exercise science and public health fields to improve community health and combat chronic disease. </p>        <p class="a-spacing-base"> The text covers the following key concepts: </p>     
                                                   Effects of physical activity and sedentary behavior on all-cause mortality and weight status       Evidence-based recommendations for physical activity       Strategies for increasing physical activity, including informational, behavioral and social, and environmental and policy approaches       Methods of program and policy evaluation, data collection, and analysis       Strategies for effective partnership development and advocacy     

                                      <h3 class="a-spacing-small"> Full-color art and photos are featured throughout the book </h3>  

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                                                       Figure 3.4                                     <p> The merger of kinesiology and epidemiology </p>     <p> to create physical activity and public health. </p>    

                                                       Figure 3.5                                     <p> Physical activity and public health—the </p>     <p> emergence of a subdiscipline. </p>    

                                                       Figure 3.6                                     <p> Multiple levels of influence on physical </p>     <p> activity behaviors: The social ecological model. </p>    

                                      <img alt="OMNI-Walk/Run Scale of perceived exertion for adults." src="" class="a-lazy-loaded" data-src=",0,970,300_PT0_SX970_V1___.jpg"><img alt="OMNI-Walk/Run Scale of perceived exertion for adults." src=",0,970,300_PT0_SX970_V1___.jpg">   

      <br> Publisher                                    ‏                                        :                                    ‎                                 Human Kinetics; Second edition (November 6, 2019) <br> Language                                    ‏                                        :                                    ‎                                 English <br> Paperback                                    ‏                                        :                                    ‎                                 320 pages <br> ISBN-10                                    ‏                                        :                                    ‎                                 1492589977 <br> ISBN-13                                    ‏                                        :                                    ‎                                 978-1492589976 <br> Reading age                                    ‏                                        :                                    ‎                                 18 years and up <br> Item Weight                                    ‏                                        :                                    ‎                                 2.3 pounds <br> Dimensions                                    ‏                                        :                                    ‎                                 8.5 x 0.8 x 10.9 inches <br>

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