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AARON WILLIAMON

in Musical Excellence: Strategies and Techniques to Enhance Performance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525356
eISBN:
9780191689345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525356.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter focuses on the links between physical exercise, personal well-being, and performance. Its aim is to introduce applications of physical activity to music and to explore how practitioners ... More


Trends in factors that may cause or prevent cancer

Anthony Swerdlow, Isable Dos Santos silva, and Richard Doll

in Cancer Incidence and Mortality in England and Wales: Trends and Risk Factors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192627483
eISBN:
9780191723698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627483.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the factors that can affect cancer trends. These include AIDS, air pollution, birthweight, ethnicity, food and nutrient consumption, ionizing radiation, drugs, physical ... More


Limits to Places and Spaces for Physical Exercise

Melvin Delgado

in Social Justice and the Urban Obesity Crisis: Implications for Social Work

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160094
eISBN:
9780231534253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160094.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines how the lack of places and spaces for physical exercise contributes to the problem of obesity. Policies and community/neighborhood infrastructure play a significant role in the ... More


Introduction

Melvin Delgado

in Social Justice and the Urban Obesity Crisis: Implications for Social Work

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160094
eISBN:
9780231534253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160094.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book explores the problem of urban obesity among people of color from individual, family, group, community, and policy perspectives. It charts the history of urban obesity in communities of ... More


Social Justice and the Urban Obesity Crisis: Implications for Social Work

Melvin Delgado

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160094
eISBN:
9780231534253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160094.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

A number of economic, cultural, and contextual factors are driving urban America's obesity crisis, which can create chronic health conditions for those least able to manage them. Considering urban ... More


“A Means of Physical Culture” the Redefinition of Municipal Pools during the 1890s

Jeff Wiltse

in Contested Waters: A Social History of Swimming Pools in America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831007
eISBN:
9781469604664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888988_wiltse.6
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the transformation of municipal swimming pools in the United States during the mid- to late 1890s. It explains how popular acceptance of the germ theory of disease transmission ... More


Warming Up the Voice

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0051
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers the process of warming up the voice prior to singing. Listening to singers warm up can be amusing to the uninitiated bystander. What takes place during the warm-up process may ... More


Epilogue

Melvin Delgado

in Social Justice and the Urban Obesity Crisis: Implications for Social Work

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160094
eISBN:
9780231534253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160094.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This epilogue highlights key themes and issues that will shape the debate and corresponding strategies to address overweight and obesity from this decade into the next. These include the question of ... More


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