This book surveys the entire field of body composition as it relates to performance. It includes a clear definition of terminology and a discussion of the various methods for measuring body composition.
The authored papers represent a state-of-the-art review of this controversial field and address questions such as: What is a better measure of body composition--body fat or lean body mass? Does being overweight for one's height really affect performance?
The book also addresses the issue of physical appearance as it relates to body fatness and performance. It includes an in-depth discussion of many of the topics of interest to those involved in sports medicine and exercise physiology.
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Bernadette M. Marriott and Judith Grumstrup-Scott, Editors; Committee on Military Nutrition Research, Institute of Medicine
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Descripción National Academies Press, 1992. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P11030904586X
Descripción National Academies Press, 1992. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M030904586X