Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Fitness Medicine

Edited by Hasan Sözen

University of Ordu

Although fitness and health have similar properties, they are, in reality, two very different concepts. While health refers to the absence of diseases, fitness refers to the degree of body functioning and the ability of the body to handle physical demands. The more efficient the body functions, the higher the level of fitness. The higher the level of fitness, the greater the chance of the body being free of diseases and maintaining a healthy state.

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Fitness MedicineEdited by Hasan Sözen

Published: October 26th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/62558

ISBN: 978-953-51-2745-1

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2744-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7321-2

Copyright year: 2016

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11728 Total Chapter Downloads

4 Crossref Citations

6 Web of Science Citations

9 Dimensions Citations


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1. Exercise is Medicine: The Importance of Exercise as Preventative Medicine for a Disease‐Free Lifestyle

By Yati N. Boutcher


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2. Body Shape, Image, and Composition as Predictors of Athlete’s Performance

By Arnulfo Ramos-Jiménez, Rebeca Chávez-Herrera, Aida S. Castro- Sosa, Lilia C. Pérez-Hernández, Rosa P. Hernández Torres and David Olivas-Dávila


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3. Activity Tracking and Improved Health Outcomes

By Daniel V. Gaz, Thomas M. Rieck and Nolan W. Peterson


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4. Neurophysiological Effects of Exercise

By Selma Cırrık and Gulay Hacioglu


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5. Exercise for Hypertension

By Chulvi-Medrano Iván, Sanchis-Cervera José, Tortosa-Martínez Juan and Cortell-Tormo Juan Manuel


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6. Effects of Resistance Training on Autonomic Nervous Function in Older Individuals

By Hidetaka Hamasaki


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7. Exercise Therapy for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Patients

By Jeanne M. Grace


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