American Idle A Journey Through Our Sedentary Culture

ISBN-10: 1933102888
ISBN-13: 9781933102887
Edition: 2009
Authors: Mary Collins
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Book details

List price: $10.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Capital Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/30/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.572

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Reclaiming Our Physical Selves
Meet the First Walkers: The American Heartland 14,000 years Ago
What Do Our Bodies Want (and Why)? The History of the Body as Told by the Body
Physical Grace: The Olympic Center
FlashbacK: How Did Work Become Sedentary and Physical Activity Become Leisure?
Moving on the Job Today: Assembly Lines in Pennsylvania
Action and Stillness in Nature: How Do Animals Achieve a Healthy Balance?
Action and stillness in Humans: Can Americans Achieve a Healthy Balance?
A Tour Through Sixty Years of Advice
Seeking Solutions in the Twenty-First Century
The Social Costs: Trekking New York City for Answers
A Spiritual Solution?
The Morality in Play
This Is Your Brain on Exercise
Reclaiming Natural Grace in Natural Places: Have You Had a Green Hour Tody?
Final Stop
Endnotes
Suggested Steps for Building a Move Movement
Resources
Bill of Rights for the Move Movement
Tips for Integrating Movement into your Life
Centres for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention Quiz
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