Paediatric Exercise Science and Medicine

Paperback | November 30, 2008

EditorNeil Armstrong, Willem van Mechelen

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Now in its second edition,Paediatric Exercise Science and Medicine is the leading reference work designed to support and challenge those involved in developmental exercise science and medicine. Since the publication of the first edition, the paediatric sub-specialty has become firmlyestablished as a major component of sport and exercise medicine and this is reflected by a marked increase in research activity and publication. Experimental methods pioneered with adults have been successfully adapted for use with children and new non-invasive techniques have been developed andapplied to paediatric research to provide new insights into understanding the exercising child. Incorporating the latest research from established, internationally recognized authors and new contributors who have emerged as leading researchers since the publication of the first edition, each chapter has been comprehensively updated to reflect evidence-based advances in knowledge. The bookis extensively cross-referenced to promote access to complementary material and each chapter ends with a bulleted summary to support the rapid identification of key issues.

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Now in its second edition,Paediatric Exercise Science and Medicine is the leading reference work designed to support and challenge those involved in developmental exercise science and medicine. Since the publication of the first edition, the paediatric sub-specialty has become firmlyestablished as a major component of sport and exerci...

Neil Armstrong graduated from Loughborough University with BEd and MSc degrees and he received his PhD and DSc from the University of Exeter. Following periods of teaching and lecturing in Loughborough and Liverpool, he was appointed to a lectureship at the University of Exeter in 1984 and awarded a Personal Chair in 1992. He initiat...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:608 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 1.23 inPublished:November 30, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199232482

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Part 1: Assessment in paediatric exercise science1.1. Edward M Winter and Mark Cobb: Ethics in paediatric research: Principles and processes1.2. Joanne R. Welsman and Neil Armstorng: Interpreting exercise performance data1.3. Albrecht L. Claessens, Gaston Beunen and Robert R Malina: Anthropometry, physique, body composition and maturity1.4. Nathalie Farpour-Lambert and Cameron J.R. Blimkie: Muscle strength1.5. Neil Armstrong, Joanne R Welsman and Craig A. Williams: Maximal intensity exercise1.6. Patricia A. Nixon: Pulmonary function1.7. Darren E.R. Warburton, Lindsay Nettlefold, Ashlee McGuire and Shannon S.D. Bredin: Cardiovascular function1.8. Neil Armstrong and Joanne R. Welsman: Aerobic fitness1.9. Grant R. Tomkinson and Timothy S. Olds: Field tests of fitness1.10. Kirsten Corder and Ulf Ekelund: Physical activity1.11. Kevin L. Lamb, C. Gaynor Parfitt and Roger G. Eston: Effort perceptionPart 2: Developmental aspects of paediatric exercise science2.1. Adam D.G. Baxter-Jones: Growth and maturation2.2. James Watkins: Developmental biodynamics2.3. David Sugden and Helen C. Soucie: Motor development2.4. Mark De Ste Croix: Muscle strength2.5. Neil Armstrong and Samantha G. Fawkner: Exercise metabolism2.6. Craig A. Williams: Maximal intensity exercise2.7. Samantha G. Fawkner: Pulmonary function2.8. Thomas W. Rowland: Cardiovascular function2.9. Neil Armstrong, Alison M. McManus and Joanne R. Welsman: Aerobic fitness2.10. Don W. Morgan: Locomotor economy2.11. Samantha G. Fawkner and Neil Armstrong: Oxygen uptake kinetics2.12. Baraket Falk and Raffy Dotan: Temperature regulationPart 3: Physical activity , physical fitness and health3.1. Chris Riddoch and Colin Boreham: 3.1 Physical activity, physical fitness and children's health: Current concepts3.2. Jos W.R. Twisk: 3.1 Physical activity, physical fitness and cardiovascular health3.3. Han C.G Kemper: Physical activity, physical fitness and bone health3.4. Susan R. Tortolero, Wendell C. Taylor and Nancy G. Murray: Physical activity, physical fitness and social, psychological and emotional health3.5. Stewart G. Trost, Sarah Levin and Russell R. Pate: Sport, physical activity and other health behaviours in children and adolescents3.6. Herman Schaalma, Ree Meertens, Willem van Mechelen and Gerjo Kok: Health education and the promotion of physical activityPart 4: Chronic health conditions and physical activity4.1. Tony Reybrouck and Marc Gewillig: Exercise testing and daily physical activity in children with congenital heart disease4.2. Helge Hebestreit: Exercise and physical activity in the child with asthma4.3. Susi Kriemler: Exercise capacity and daily physical activity in children with cystic fibrosis4.4. Andrew P. Hills and Nuala M. Byrne: Exercise, daily physical activity, eating and weight disorders in children4.5. Jost Schnyder, Susan Rochat-Griffith and Carlos Rodriguez: Exercise capacity, physical activity, cerebral palsy and other neuromuscular diseases4.6. Keith D. Buchanan: Exercise, sport and diabetes mellitusPart 5: The elite young athlete5.1. Alison M. McManus and Neil Armstrong: The elite young athlete5.2. Toivo Jurimae and Jaak Jurimae: Hormonal responses and adaptations5.3. Anthony D. Mahon: Aerobic training5.4. Keith Tolfrey: Maximal intensity exercise and strength training5.5. Merrilee Zetaruk: Young athletes with a physical or mental disability5.6. Willem van Mechelen: Current concepts on the aetiology and prevention of sports injuries5.7. Frank J.G. Backx: Aetiology and prevention of injuries in physical education classes5.8. Evert A. L. M. Verhagen, Willem van Mechelen, Adam D.G Baxter-Jones and Nicola Maffulli: Aetiology and prevention of injuries in youth competition: contact sports5.9. Per Mahler: Aetiology and prevention of injuries in youth competition: non-contact sports5.10. Mininder S. Kocher and Lyle J. Micheli: Upper extremity and trunk injuries5.11. Wolfgang Bruns, Adam D.G. Baxter-Jones and Nicola Maffulli: Lower limb injuries in sporting children5.12. Robert C. Cantu: Injuries to the head and cervical spine