Supplemental Readings

Concept 4 How Much Physical Activity Is Enough?

American College of Sports Medicine. The Recommended Quantity and Quality of Exercise for Developing and Maintaining Cardiorespiratory and Muscular Fitness, and Flexibility in Healthy Adults. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 30(6)(1998):975.

American College of Sports Medicine. Exercise and Physical Activity for Older Adults. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 30(6),(1998):992.

American Heart Association. "A Statement on Exercise: Benefits and Recommendations for Physical Activity Programs for All Americans." Circulation 91(1995), 580.

Blair, S. N. & J. C. Connelly. How Much Physical Activity Should We Do? The Case for Moderate Amounts and Intensities of Physical Activity. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 67(2)(1996):193.

Corbin, C.B., & R. Lindsey. Fitness for Life. 4th ed. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman and Co., 1997.

Corbin, C.B., & R.P. Pangrazi. Answers to Questions: How Much Physical Activity is Enough? Journal of Physical Education Recreation and Dance . 67(1996):33.

Evans, W. J. Exercise Training Guidelines for the Elderly. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 31(1),(1999):12.

Feigenbaum, M. S. & M. L. Pollock. Strength Training: Rationale for Current Guidelines for Adult Fitness Programs. Physician and Sports Medicine. 25(2)(1997):44.

Feignebaum, M . S. & M. L. Pollock. Prescription of Resistance Training for Health and Disease. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 31(1),(1999):38.

Franks, B. D., et al. Physical Activity Intensity: How Much Is Enough? ACSM’s Health

and Fitness. 1(6)(1997):14.

Howley, E. T. & B. D. Franks. Health fitness Instructor’s Handbook (3rd ed.). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 1997.

Rejeski, W.J., et al. "Physical Activity and Health-Related Quality of Life." Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews 24(1996):71.

Roitman, J. L. (ed.) ACSM’s Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription 3rd Ed. Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins, 1998.

Sharpe, G.L., et al. "Exercise Prescription and the Low Back." Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance 59(1988):74.

U. S. Department of Health and Human Services. Physical Activity and Health: A Report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta, GA: U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1996.