Nutrition, weight control, and exercise

  title={Nutrition, weight control, and exercise},
  author={Frank I. Katch and William D. McArdle},
The book is clearly written, and the electrocardiographic examples of the various rhythm disturbances are also clear and well described. Written primarily for medical students, house officers, and noncardiologist physicians, the book nonetheless serves as a useful review of arrhythmias for cardiologists or fellows in cardiology but would not be an adequate reference text for subspecialists in cardiology. The strongest features of this book are the electrocardiographs recordings, clearly… 
Physical Activity in Human Hypertension
Well-controlled studies are required, with an emphasis on elucidating the physiological mechanisms involved, so that the contribution of exercise to hypertensive therapy can be determined.
Exercise in congenital heart disease
The abnormal cardiovascular response to exercise in children with congenital heart defects and postoperative residua is reviewed, and the role of exercise testing and training in their diagnosis and treatment is reviewed.
Exercise and obesity: etiology, physiology, and intervention.
The role of activity level and caloric intake in the development of obesity is currently unclear because of the methodological limitations of past research, and salutary physiological effects of exercise on caloric intake, metabolic rate, and body composition are noted.
Nutrition Assessment of College Wrestlers.
The wrestlers, who lacked a good understanding of nutrition, relied primarily on food restriction and dehydration to lose weight; some also used vomiting, laxatives, and diuretics.
Body Composition Measurement: A Hierarchy of Methods
The alternatives are use of skinfolds, electrical impedance, underwater weighing and dual energy X-ray absorptiometry, which will assist paediatric endocrinologists in making informed decisions.
Nutrition in primary care.
The purpose of this module is to instruct the primary care physician in the determination of the role nutrition plays in the etiology and treatment of behavioral and neurological disorders.
ACSM Position Stand. The recommended quantity and quality of exercise for developing and maintaining cardiorespiratory and muscular fitness, and flexibility in healthy adults
Although age in itself is not a limiting factor to exercise training, a more gradual approach in applying the prescription at older ages seems prudent, and many health benefits from physical activity can be achieved at lower intensities of exercise if frequency and duration of training are increased appropriately.
Exercise for slimming.
  • J. Andrews
  • Education
    The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society
  • 1991
The pejorative aphorism Obesity is the result of greed and sloth has come to be applied to the fat individual. The inferences implied are widely accepted not only by the public and journalists but by
The 1983 C.H. McCloy Research Lecture Appetite and Body Composition Consequent to Physical Activity
It was concluded that acute bouts of exercise may have short term anorexigenic effects, but that alterations in appetite with extended periods of training are less clearly defined.