exercise physiology

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exercise physiology

[‚ek·sər‚sīz ‚fiz·ē′äl·ə·jē]
(medicine)
A field of sports medicine that involves the study of the body's response to physical stress; comprises the science of fitness, the preservation of fitness, and the role of fitness in the prevention and treatment of disease.
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Regardless of a clearly defined historical timeline for exercise physiology as a profession, exercise physiologists have been teaching in universities, practicing in clinical settings, and designing exercise programs for clients in entrepreneurial endeavors for decades.
The MMACA and its staff of educators, exercise physiologists, dietitians, biomechanists, strength coaches, sports psychologists, physical therapists, massage therapists, kinesiologists and business professionals have joined with the world's top boxers, wrestlers, BJJ fighters, Muay Thai fighters, American kickboxers, MMA fighters and coaches to develop a comprehensive MMA conditioning program.
According to exercise physiologists, not only does it keep your metabolism elevated so you burn more calories, but you'll feel energised, your appetite will be regulated, mental agility increased and you'll find waking up becomes easier.
But some exercise physiologists say the research on stretching is inconclusive, and that stretching and flexibility should play a role in an overall fitness program.
Patients have regular doctor visits, learn about nutrition, consult with exercise physiologists and attend classes that address psychology and behavior.
Notice: Our exercise physiologists don't use the terms "contraction" and "extension" of a muscle any more.
Exercise physiologists like Megan prescribe exercise programs for each patient, monitor patients while they exercise, and track each person's progress.
The new magazine is being targeted to fitness providers, commercial health clubs, hotel and resort spa owners and directors, sports medicine specialists, parks and recreation facilities, corporate clubs and exercise physiologists.
In the constant search to determine what separates elite athletes from the rest of us, exercise physiologists at the University of Liverpool in England measured several traits--ear size, nostril width, second to fifth digit length, and wrist width--of 50 male, middle-distance runners.
As practiced by licensed medical doctors, chiropractors, exercise physiologists, aromatherapists, massage therapists and yoga instructors, it deals with the body as a whole, instead of isolating unhealthy parts.
A pre-placement screening is conducted by properly trained occupational therapist, physicians, physical therapists, psychologists, exercise physiologists, and/or vocational evaluators.
The report compares popular kinds of weight-reduction programs, including do-it-yourself as well as clinical regimens that offer the combined services of physicians and dietitians, exercise physiologists, and counselors.

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