Exercise: A Scientific and Clinical Cverview
Author: Dr Hugh JN Bethell (St John's 1960) & Prof David Brodie
Publisher: CAB International
A comprehensive description of the science of physical performance, how to measure it, its place in maintaining good health and its role in the prevention and treatment of a variety of diseases - particularly the degenerative conditions of later life.
The book also describes the woefully inadequate activity levels of our population, the dangers of sedentary lifestyles and the huge social and financial benefits to be gained by increasing exercise for all.