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CONDITIONING


by DEWAYNE J. JOHNSON, CHARLES RIGGS  Purchase Book
and ROBERT OLIVER

1st ed., January 1982, $10.95
ISBN 978-0-98641-090-9  Review Shopping Cart

 

Conditioning is an introductory text to aerobic running. It begins with a discussion of fitness and its importance by describing the physiological effects of training on the cardiorespiratory system. Wearing apparel, intensity, and duration are among the topics treated in the discussion of training. The text also deals with types of muscle contraction, improving general muscle strength and endurance, anatomic considerations, flexibility and weight control. Numerous tables, diagrams and illustrations supplement the text.

CONTENTS

Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION TO AEROBIC RUNNING

Chapter 2: INTRODUCTION TO AEROBIC FITNESS
Physical Fitness
Benefits of Being Fit
Who Should Exercise

Chapter 3: CARDIORESPIRATORY FITNESS
Physiological Systems
Effect of Training
Training Considerations

Chapter 4: MUSCLE STRENGTH AND ENDURANCE
Physiology of Muscle Contraction
Factors Affecting Strength and Endurance
Training
Principles

Chapter 5: FLEXIBILITY
What is Flexibility
Why should a Person be Concerned
Development and Maintenance of Flexibility
Assessment of Flexibility
Exercises

Chapter 6: WEIGHT CONTROL
Nutrition
Weight Control

 

 

 

 

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