Affective responses of postmenopausal women to an acute exercise bout

Barnett, Fiona, and Spinks, Warwick (2008) Affective responses of postmenopausal women to an acute exercise bout. In: Proceedings of the 3rd Australian Association for Exercise and Sports Science Conference and the 5th Sports Dietitians Australia Update. From: 3rd Australian Association for Exercise and Sports Science Conference and the 5th Sports Dietitians Australia Update, 27-30 March 2008, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

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Abstract

Weight gain and the associated increased risk of coronary artery disease are associated with the postmenopausal period (Shangold & Sherman, 1998). However, moderate intensity physical activity may be protective for postmenopausal women through attenuation of weight gain (Gaspard, Buicu & Creutz, 2001). Despite this evidence, many postmenopausal women do not engage in regular exercise. The affective responses to an acute exercise bout are thought to influence future exercise behaviour.

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ISBN: 978-0-646-48582-9
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2010 23:12
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science > 110602 Exercise Physiology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9205 Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) > 920507 Womens Health @ 100%
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