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Low-intensity exercise like walking for a minute at a time can cut blood pressure and even housework and gardening chores can add years to your life. 178 more words

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Sunlight continues to damage skin hours for hours

Sunlight continues to damage people’s skin and increase the risk of cancer for hours after they leave the beach and head indoors, according to a study published in the journal… 86 more words

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Using music and video to make high-intensity exercise more pleasant

Research in the Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology suggests that music-only and music-and-video stimuli lead to the highest enjoyment of exercise, regardless of intensity, among study participants. 79 more words

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Taking a personalised approach to exercise

This book expands the role of the fitness professional from simple exercise prescription to include activity counselling, design modification, exercise demonstration, functionally integrated exercise, injury prevention and follow-up monitoring. 37 more words

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Leadership styles in coaching are as diverse as the coaches themselves, yet a review of the research and coaching literature shows that the most effective coaches adopt an athlete-centered leadership style. 31 more words

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The psychology of exercise

Bringing together a group of experts in the field, Doing Exercise Psychology uses applied theories alongside authentic client interactions to address the challenging psychological components of physical activity. 58 more words

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Preparing for a successful career as an exercise professional

To be considered an exercise professional anywhere in Europe, proper accreditation by EuropeActive is a necessary requirement.

This book is the official primer for those seeking that accreditation and the multitude of benefits it brings. 70 more words

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