Exercise: Physical, Physiological and Psychological Benefits

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Dulce Esteves, PhD (Editor) – Professor and Researcher, Head of Sports Science Department, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal

Dr. Kiara Lewis, FBASES (Editor) – Head of School, Sport and Exercise, University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Campus, Gloucester, UK

Series: Physical Fitness, Diet and Exercise

BISAC: HEA007000

Target Audience: This book is a must read for fitness professionals, sport scientists, sports students, and for anyone who wants to deepen their knowledge about the benefits of exercise in different pathologies, and in health in general.

Description:
This book presents an overall vision of different aspects of benefits of exercise, such as emotional and psychological benefits, role of exercise in insulin regulation, benefits in conditions such as fibromyalgia, oncologic disease, rheumatic inflammatory diseases, polycystic ovary syndrome, oral health, dementia, mental health and autism spectrum. Potentialities of aquatic exercise for health are also addressed.

Developed within a base of scientific accuracy and precision, this book aims to accomplish a general synthesis of the topics included, so that it can be a scientific dissemination book for students and professionals in the field of fitness, who seek to update their scientific knowledge about the benefits of exercise in different areas of health, as well as the type of exercise that should be performed to prevent different pathologies, but who are not readers of scientific journals. Therefore, this book is a must read for fitness professionals, sport scientists, sports students, and for anyone who wants to deepen their knowledge about the benefits of exercise in different pathologies, and in health in general.

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Preface

Chapter 1. Physical Exercise: Emotional and Psychological Benefits
(Marie-Carmen Neipp and Eva León – Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche, Spain, et al.)

Chapter 2. Physical Activity as Supportive Care in Fibromyalgia
(Maria Luiza L. Albuquerque, Marcos C. Alvarez, Diogo Monteiro, Dulce Esteves and Henrique P. Neiva – Universidad da Beira Interior, Portugal, et al.)

Chapter 3. Can Physical Activity Regulate Insulin Resistance?
(Alejandro Ruiz Moreno, María Isabel Ruiz Moreno, Alberto Vilches Pérez, Ricardo Gómez Huelgas and María Rosa Bernal López – Department of Internal Medicine, Regional University Hospital of Malaga, Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de Málaga (IBIMA), University of Malaga, Málaga, Spain, et al.)

Chapter 4. Physical Exercise and Higher Brain Functions: Motor, Emotional and Cognitive Benefits (Leonardo Oliveira Bittencourt, Dinair Pamplona-Santos, Kátia Lamarão-Vieira, Dannilo Roberto Ferreira Silva, Luis Felipe Sarmiento Rivera and Rafael Rodrigues Lima – Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal do Pará, Brazil, et al.)

Chapter 5. Physical Exercise and Oral Health
(Victória Santos Chemelo, Deiweson Souza-Monteiro, Maria Karolina Martins Ferreira, Priscila Cunha Nascimento, Railson Oliveira Ferreira and Rafael Rodrigues Lima – Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal do Pará, Brazil, et al.)

Chapter 6. Exercise: Physical, Physiological and Psychological Benefits on Rheumatic Inflammatory Diseases
(Edgard Torres dos Reis Neto, Cintia Maso de Sordi, Flávia Maria Matos Melo Campos Peixoto, Washnigton dos Santos Oliveira and Emília Inoue Sato – Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Brazil, et al.)

Chapter 7. Aquatic Exercise in the Healthy Population
(Luís B. Faíl; Henrique P. Neiva and Daniel A. Marinho – Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal, et al.)

Chapter 8. Methodological Strategies, Planned Motor Activities and Motor Assessment in Children and Young People with Autism Spectrum Disorder
(Carla Lourenço, Dulce Esteves and Andrew M. Colombo-Dougovito – Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal & University of North Texas, TX, USA, et al.)

Chapter 9. Exercise Benefits in Dementia
(Kiara Lewis, Rob Naughton and Kim Burton – University of Huddersfield & University of Gloucestershire, UK, et al.)

Chapter 10. Benefits of an Active Lifestyle for Women Living with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
(Matthew R. Haines, Sharon V. Newson, Amie Woodward and David R. Broom – University of Huddersfield; University of York; Coventry University UK, et al.)

Chapter 11. Work It Out: Exercise as an Anti-Cancer Intervention
(Supa Pudkasam, Katherine Harkin, Kathy Tangalakis, Jack Feehan and Vasso Apostolopoulos – Victoria University, Australia; Assumption University, Thailand and University of Melbourne, Australia, et al.)

Chapter 12. Role of Exercise Training in Preventing Cardiac Dysfunction in Breast Cancer Survivors
(Pedro Antunes and Dulce Esteves – Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal, et al.)

About the Editors

Notes of Contributors

Index

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