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Shephard, Roy J.

Overview
Works: 165 works in 660 publications in 4 languages and 16,984 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Director
Classifications: QP301, 613.7
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roy J Shephard
The making of a good doctor by Bruce D Kirkcaldy( )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physical activity, fitness, and health consensus statement by Fitness, and Health International Conference on Physical Activity( Book )

21 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Endurance in sport by Roy J Shephard( Book )

40 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Endurance in Sport is a comprehensive and authoritative work on all aspects of a major component of sports science, as well as embracing medical and sport-specific issues of particular relevance to all interested in endurance performance." "The scientific basis and mechanisms of endurance--physiological, psychological, genetic, and environmental--are considered in depth. Measurement of endurance is extensively reviewed as is preparation and training for physical activities requiring endurance." "The information presented will be of interest to a wide range of disciplines including sports scientists, sports medicine doctors, medical doctors in family practice, physical therapists, athletic trainers and coaches, and graduate students in the sports sciences and health-related professions."--Jacket
Exercise and the heart in health and disease( )

15 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Endurance fitness by Roy J Shephard( Book )

18 editions published between 1969 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physical activity and aging by Roy J Shephard( Book )

21 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aerobic fitness & health by Roy J Shephard( Book )

13 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aerobic Fitness and Health ends the need for difficult and time-consuming searches for information on aerobic fitness by presenting a synthesis of current knowledge in a single source. Written by Roy J. Shephard, one of the world's leading authorities on exercise science, this book provides a comprehensive review of the widely scattered scientific literature on aerobic fitness. The book covers a broad range of issues that focus on the interactions between physical activity, aerobic fitness, and health. This concise and very readable reference offers new insights about the physiological determinants of aerobic fitness; examines the status of current fitness levels among children, adults, and the elderly and discusses the pros and cons of the different population studies used to assess these levels; takes an in-depth look at the opposing view - nature vs. nurture - on the source of aerobic fitness; and identifies the many important health dividends of aerobic fitness and regular physical exercise. Each idea advanced in Aerobic Fitness and Health is thoroughly covered and rigorously documented to show a broad base of scientific support. Over 1,300 references make the book an excellent resource for those who want to investigate specific areas of aerobic research
Aging, physical activity, and health by Roy J Shephard( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Aging, Physical Activity, and Health, Roy J. Shephard, one of the world's leading authorities on exercise science, reviews and synthesizes the scientific literature on the physiological changes of aging and how regular physical activity affects the aging process. Shephard's critical analysis features the latest theories on how aging and exercise affect such medical conditions as cardiorespiratory diseases, musculoskeletal diseases, metabolic health, mental function, and general well-being. He provides conclusive physiological evidence that exercise is effective for reducing the risk of many diseases, maximizing independence, and improving the quality of life for the elderly. Shephard also discusses the economic and social consequences of an aging society
Human physiological work capacity by Roy J Shephard( Book )

16 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the objectives of investigations carried out within the Human Adaptability section of the International Biological Programme was to obtain comparable data on population characteristics over a wide range of ecosystems. This volume provides a brief survey of the variables affecting the physiological work capacity of various populations. The items considered include body weight, fatness, maximum oxygen intake, muscular strength, and the process of oxygen transport from the air to the working muscles. The discussion is based largely on data collected under the auspices of the IBP, using methods standardised for the programme. The influence of race, heredity, environment and disease are considered, and a detailed analysis is made of various classes of athlete. The material will be useful to human and environmental physiologists, anthropologists, and those interested in physical education
Physiology and biochemistry of exercise by Roy J Shephard( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fit athlete by Roy J Shephard( Book )

15 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The risks of passive smoking by Roy J Shephard( Book )

13 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gender, physical activity, and aging by Roy J Shephard( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why do women live longer than men? Does ownership of paired X chromosomes confer more prolonged survival on females, or is the gender difference in life-expectancy a cumulative consequence of differing life experiences for women and men? The areas of gender differences in aging, functional capacity, and the response to physical activity have often been the basis for speculation rather than informed judgment. Gender, Physical Activity, and Aging draws upon the sound knowledge base of leading investigators to provide objective, evidence-based evaluations of particular facets of the aging
Economic benefits of enhanced fitness by Roy J Shephard( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The health consequences of "modernization" : evidence from circumpolar peoples by Roy J Shephard( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What are the health consequences of a transition from an active 'hunter-gatherer' lifestyle to that of sedentary modern living? In this book, the impact of 'modernization' is assessed in various populations in the circumpolar regions. The hazards of living in polar regions, and the adaptations shown culturally, behaviourally and physically by the indigenous peoples are examined and the effect of changes in habitual activity, diet, and general lifestyle due to more urban living patterns on the body composition, pulmonary function and susceptibility to disease is discussed. The implications of this switch are important not only for all those concerned about the survival of indigenous communities around the world, but for all of us living increasingly sedentary, urban lives. Anthropologists, physiologists and those interested in population fitness will find this a comprehensive and valuable volume
Frontiers of fitness by Roy J Shephard( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biochemie, Sportphysiologie, Tests, Arbeitsphysiologie, Training, Fitness
Physical fitness assessment : principles, practice, and application by Roy J Shephard( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The articles contained in this book represent a transcript of proceedings of a conference on physical fitness assessment sponsored by the International Committee for Physical Fitness Research and the University of Quebec. The papers cover a wide variety of topics on fitness testing, assessment of athletic performance, improvement of school programs of physical education, and the promotion of community health. Specific topics include a comparison of various international proposals for the standardization of fitness testing; a detailed consideration of body build, inheritance, test repetition, and environment as factors modifying test results; application of test procedures to the evaluation of existing and experimental programs of physical education; use of fitness tests in the assessment of athletes at various levels of competition; and the place of fitness testing in primary, secondary, and tertiary medical care. The material is organized into four sections: (1) variables affecting fitness testing; (2) fitness testing and the prediction of athletic performance; (3) fitness testing in the assessment of school physical education programs; and (4) fitness testing in programs of community health. (Editor/MJB)
Alive man! The physiology of physical activity by Roy J Shephard( Book )

7 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men at work; applications of ergonomics to performance and design by Roy J Shephard( Book )

7 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exercise physiology by Roy J Shephard( Book )

8 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Aging, physical activity, and health
Alternative Names
Shephard, R. J.

Shephard, R. J. 1929-

Shephard, R. J. 1929- (Roy J.)

Shephard, R. J. (Roy J.)

Shephard, R. J. (Roy J.), 1929-

Shephard, Roy J.

Shephard, Roy J. 1929-

Shephard, Roy Jesse

Shephard, Roy Jesse 1929-

Sheppard, Roy J

シェパード, ロイ・J

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シェファード, ロイ J.

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Endurance in sportExercise and the heart in health and diseaseAerobic fitness & healthAging, physical activity, and healthHuman physiological work capacityGender, physical activity, and agingThe health consequences of "modernization" : evidence from circumpolar peoples