Norms for Fitness, Performance, and Health

ISBN-10: 0736054839

ISBN-13: 9780736054836

Edition: 2006

Authors: Jay Hoffman
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Description: Norms for Fitness, Performance, and Health contains a comprehensive collection of normative data for numerous fitness, performance, and health components across a range of ages, abilities, occupations, and athletic backgrounds. It lays the foundation for working with normative data by detailing the purpose and benefits of norms. It reviews relevant statistical information to assist the reader in understanding and interpreting descriptive statistics, including a limited discussion on inferential statistics.

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Book details

List price: $52.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 4/24/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.53" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Assessment and Analysis
Fitness and Health Assessment
Factors Affecting Fitness Assessment
Validity and Reliability of Testing
Test Administration
Summary
Interpretation of Normative Data
Data Classification
Experimentation
Hypothesis Testing
Descriptive Statistics
Correlation
Inferential Statistics
Summary
Fitness and Performance Norms
Muscular Strength
Strength Testing
Summary
Muscular Endurance
Muscular Endurance Tests
Muscular Endurance Tests for Civil Service and Military Personnel
Muscular Endurance Tests for Athletes
Summary
Anaerobic Power
Laboratory Measures of Anaerobic Power
Field Tests for Anaerobic Power
Summary
Aerobic Power and Endurance
Aerobic Power Assessment
Normative Values for Aerobic Power and Endurance
Summary
Anthropometry and Body Composition
Anthropometry
Body Composition
Summary
Flexibility
Flexibility Assessment
Flexibility Measures in Athletic Populations
Summary
Speed and Agility
Speed
Agility
Summary
Health Norms
Cardiovascular Profiles
Blood Pressure
Maximal Heart Rate
Training Effects
Summary
Lipid Profiles
Blood Lipids
Lipid Norms
Summary
Bone Density
Bone Mineral Density and Bone Mineral Content of Children and Adolescents
Bone Mineral Density and Bone Mineral Content of Adults
Race and Ethnic Comparisons
Effect of Athletic Participation on Bone Mineral Density
Bilateral Comparison
Summary
Hematological Profiles
Blood Chemistry and Hematology
Summary
Energy Expenditure
Metabolic Equations
MET Values for Energy Costs
Summary
Caloric Values
Caloric Consumption
Summary
Testing Descriptions
References
Index
About the Author
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