Description

Children are not mini-adults. They are growing and maturing at their own individual rates and their physiological responses to exercise are dependent on a large number of variables as they progress through childhood and adolescence into adult life. Understanding has been limited by the fact that measurement techniques and equipment developed for use with adults are often not appropriate or even ethical for use with young people. These issues are addressed in this book which provides an analysis of physiological responses to exercise in relation to age, growth, maturation and sex.


Key Features:-

  • Structured in an easy, accessible way for students and lecturers
  • Well referenced, including a further reading list with each chapter
  • Numerous standard textbook elements, including learning objectives, key points and an extensive glos
  • The editor and contributors are all active researchers in paediatric exercise physiology with experi

More Details about Paediatric Exercise Physiology Advances in Sport and Exercise Science Series (Paper Back)

General Information  
Author(s)Armstrong
PublisherElsevier Science
Edition1
ISBN9780443102608
Pages378
BindingPaper Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2007