Book review: Human body size and the laws of scaling: physiological, performance, growth, longevity and ecological ramifications

Human body size and the laws of scaling: physiological, performance, growth, longevity and ecological ramifications Edited by Thomas T Samaras Nova Biomedicals ISBN-10: 1600214088 Is the substantial increase in human height and weight over the last century a positive development for society and individuals within society in terms of physical performance, health and longevity? If […]

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Exercise is Medicine! But how can we convince the sceptics?

I connected with ACSM president Bob Sallis today – he is heading up the ‘Exercise Is Medicine’ initiative through ACSM. Bob, a family doctor in California, shared his frustration with mainstream medicine overlooking physical activity as the most powerful therapy available to physicians. The Exercise is Medicine initiative aims to have every family doctor assessing […]

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