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Worst Exercise Ever?
The "plank." (ie., holding your body in a fixed horizontal position, just your toes and forearms touching the ground). Stuart McGill, PhD states that a sustained contraction of the long thin muscles of the back can rapidly deplete these muscle cells of oxygen. Depleting cells of their oxygen supply is never a good thing!












 
 
Diabetic Athlete's Handbook


Author: Colberg S
Category: Training
Audience: Elite Athlete
Length: 284 pages
Publisher: Human Kinetics
  Year Published: 2009
List Price: $19.95

AthleteInMe.com® Rating: Excellent!

Diabetic Athlete's Handbook summarizes everything you need to know about exercising while managing diabetes.

Recommended for: Although the title suggests the intended audience is elite athletes, really anyone with diabetes could benefit from the information in this comprehensive book..


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Sheri R. Colberg, PhD, is an exercise physiologist and professor or exercise science at Old Dominion University, and, an adjunct professor of internal medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School. She is also the director of the Human Performance Lab at Old Dominion and is a fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Colberg has more than 40 years of practical experience as an athlete living with type-1 diabetes. She is the author of 6 books and has published hundreds of articles on the topic of exercise and diabetes.

CONTENT

The 284 page book is organized as follows:

PART I: Diabetic Athlete's Toolbox

  • Chapter 1: Training for Fitness and Sports
  • Chapter 2: Balancing Exercise Blood Sugars
  • Chapter 3: Ups and Downs of Insulin and Other Medications
  • Chapter 4: Diet and Supplements for Active People
  • Chapter 5: Exercise and Blood Glucose Monitoring Guidelines
  • Chapter 6: Thinking and Acting Like an Athlete
  • Chapter 7: Preventing and Treating Athletic Injuries

PART II: Guidelines for Specific Activities

  • Chapter 8: Fitness Activities
  • Chapter 9: Endurance Sports
  • Chapter 10: Endurance-Power Sports
  • Chapter 11: Power Sports
  • Chapter 12: Outdoor Recreational Activities and Sports

REVIEW

(review coming soon....)



Reviewed by: Stan Reents, PharmD 6/2/2014 2:03:09 PM
 
 


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