Supplemental Readings

Concept 8 Cardiovascular Fitness

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.

Bouchard, C., et al. "Genetics of Aerobic and Anaerobic Performances." Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews 20(1992):27.

Bouchard, C., et al., eds. Physical Activity, Fitness, and Health. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Publishers, 1994.

Bouchard, C. et al. Genetics of Fitness and Physical Performance. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 1997.

Brown, R., & J. Henderson. Fitness Running. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Publishers, 1994.

"Can One Train Cardiorespiratory and Muscular Fitness Simultaneously?" (Editorial). Canadian Journal of Sport Science 16(1991):167–68.

Cooper, K.H. The Aerobics Program for Total Well-Being. New York: M. Evans & Co., 1982.

Couldry, W., et al. "Carotid vs. Radial Pulse Counts." Physician and Sportsmedicine 10(1982):67.

Dowdy, D.B., et al. "Effects of Aerobic Dance on Physical Work Capacity, Cardiovascular Fitness, and Body Composition of Middle-aged Women." Research Quarterly 56(1985):227.

Dunn, A. L. et al. Comparison of Lifestyle and Structured Interventions to Increase Physical Activity and Cardiorespiratory Fitness. Journal of the American Medical Association. 281(1999):327.

Franklin, B. A. A Common Misunderstanding About Heart Rate and Exercise. ACSM’s Health and Fitness. 2(1)(1998):18-19.

Franks, B. D. Individualized recommendations for physical activity. President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Research Digest, 3(1)(1997):1.

Haddock. B. L. et al. Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Postmenopausal Women. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 30(6)(1998):1893.

Meredith, M.D. "Activity or Fitness: Is the Process or the Product More Important for Public Health?" Quest 40(1988):180.

Sedlock, D.A., et al. "Accuracy of Subject-Palpated Carotid Pulse after Exercise." Physician and Sportsmedicine 11(1983):106.

Shephard, R. J., et al. "The Canadian Home Fitness Test." Sports Medicine 11(1991):358.