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Nutrition, physical activity, and health in early life / Jana Pařízková.

Author:
Pařízková, Jana [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Boca Raton : CRC Press, c2010.
Εdition:
2nd ed.
Description:
xxiv, 404 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Ch. 1. Introduction : first steps to optimal health and fitness throughout life -- Ch. 2. Theoretical considerations : what can we learn from the natural and experimental models? -- Ch. 3. Nutrition of pregnant mothers and their children in early life : human studies -- Ch. 4. Growth and somatic development of preschool children -- Ch. 5. Nutritional status and dietary intake in early life -- Ch. 6. Functional development and physical activity during early childhood -- Ch. 7. Influence of varying nutrition and environment on somatic development and physical fitness -- Ch. 8. Development of obesity and its influence on the functional capacity of children and youth -- Ch. 9. Influence of environmental factors -- Ch. 10. Influence of motor stimulation, physical education, and spontaneous physical activity -- Ch. 11. Criteria for the evaluation of morphological and functional development in preschool children : recommendations -- Ch. 12. Summary of experimental results -- Ch. 13. Perspectives : physical activity, early prevention of diseases, and development of positive health -- App. 1. Body posture -- App. 2. Step test -- App. 3. Motor performance -- App. 4. Sensomotor tests.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781420082319 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 1420082310 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2009034138
OCLC:
432240668
RCP:
C - S