Anthropometrica

A Textbook of Body Measurement for Sports and Health Courses

Author: Kevin Norton,Tim Olds,Australian Sports Commission

Publisher: UNSW Press

ISBN: 9780868402239

Category: Nature

Page: 413

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A core textbook of anthopometry - human body measurement - for sports science and human movement courses, with applications in ergonomics, psychology, nutrition, physiology and other health subjects.

Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease

Author: Maurice Edward Shils,Moshe Shike

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781741330

Category: Medical

Page: 2069

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Distinguished experts provide in-depth information on historic landmarks in nutrition, specific dietary components, nutrition in integrated biologic systems, nutritional assessment through the life cycle, nutrition in various clinical disorders, public health and policy issues, and more.

Best Practice Protocols for Physique Assessment in Sport

Author: Patria A. Hume,Deborah A. Kerr,Timothy R. Ackland

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811054185

Category: Medical

Page: 276

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This book outlines best practice protocols for body composition analysis of high-performance athletes and provides guidance on the use of new technologies for anthropometry. While surface anthropometry has traditionally been used to assess body composition through the internationally recognised methodology of the International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry (ISAK), the recent commercialisation of devices, such as bioelectrical impedance technologies, dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA), ultrasound, 3D photometry and air-displacement plethysmography (Bod Pod), has led to the non-standardised adoption of new measurement techniques. In this textbook, leading researchers detail standardisation procedures for each technology: in terms of athlete preparation, test protocols, test reporting, equipment calibration and data interpretation. Each chapter covers a different tool: how it works, what it is used to measure, and what the issues are surrounding its validity, practicality and reliability. This book provides an essential reference for device technicians and sport practitioners, ensuring that high-performance athletes are afforded accurate and comparable body composition information to guide their training routines.

Obesity

Mechanisms and Clinical Management

Author: Robert H. Eckel

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781728447

Category: Medical

Page: 592

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Written by an international group of leading experts on obesity and related disorders, this volume is the first to address the clinical aspects of obesity. The contributors review the latest clinically relevant findings on the etiology and pathophysiology of obesity, examine the full spectrum of comorbid conditions and complications, and discuss the role of drugs, behavioral interventions, exercise, and surgery in treatment of obesity. Compatibility: BlackBerry(R) OS 4.1 or Higher / iPhone/iPod Touch 2.0 or Higher /Palm OS 3.5 or higher / Palm Pre Classic / Symbian S60, 3rd edition (Nokia) / Windows Mobile(TM) Pocket PC (all versions) / Windows Mobile Smartphone / Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP/Vista/Tablet PC

Wenn der Hunger erwacht

Author: Rhyannon Byrd

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 3862780406

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Der erste Band von Rhyannon Byrds faszinierend sinnlicher Fantasy-Saga: Als Ian Buchanan das Medium Molly trifft, erwacht ein unstillbarer Hunger in ihm! Ian Buchanan hat das Unbekannte immer gefürchtet - die tiefe undurchdringliche Dunkelheit, die in seinem Inneren lebt. Aber er hat beschlossen, ein "normales" Leben zu führen, die beunruhigenden Träume zu ignorieren, in denen er sich seinem wildesten Verlangen hingibt. Bis ihn das Medium Molly Stratton aufspürt und erklärt, seine erotischen Albträume zu teilen - als Beweis zeigt sie ihm die Spuren seiner Zähne an ihrem Hals. Außerdem behauptet sie, Nachrichten von Ians toter Mutter zu empfangen: Ein Feind ist nah. Und die Kreatur in Ians Inneren wird erwachen. Eine Kreatur mit einem unstillbaren Hunger ...