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Sharkey, Brian J.

Overview
Works: 57 works in 199 publications in 5 languages and 8,156 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Pictorial works  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: RC1235, 613.7
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brian J Sharkey
Fitness & health by Brian J Sharkey( Book )

40 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explains in plain English how the body responds to physical activity, why physical activity is so important to health, and how best to become physically active. You'll learn how to create programs to improve your aerobic fitness; increase your muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility; control your diet and weight; and improve your performance at work and in sports. With more than 100,000 copies sold, this classic reference (formerly titled Physiology of Fitness) is your source for accurate and insightful information. Now updated and redesigned, this comprehensive text will show you how to improve and maintain your health through regular and enjoyable physical activity
Physiology of fitness by Brian J Sharkey( Book )

22 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fitness illustrated by Brian J Sharkey( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis: Tired of the same old fitness advice? You know the drill: Eat less, exercise more, and life will be grand. Sounds easy enough, so why don't the results follow? And most of all, what can you do to achieve your fitness goals? Fitness Illustrated allows you to see exercise and activity from a whole new perspective. In this one-of-a-kind guide, author Brian Sharkey takes you inside each type of activity to show you what works, what doesn't, and why! You'll go beyond the basics to see how your body changes with increased activity. From how muscles gain size and strength to the effect of aerobic activity on heart and lung function, this is fitness as you have never seen it before. Straightforward explanations, expert advice, and hundreds of full-color illustrations and photographs make Fitness Illustrated your guide to these matters: Improving aerobic fitness, strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility; Shaping and toning your body, including your core; Coping with various health issues such as arthritis and preventing heart disease; Managing weight with nutrition and activity; Preventing and treating injuries, muscle cramps, and joint pain. You'll also learn to separate fitness fact from fiction, design fitness programs around the activities that you enjoy, and reduce stress and add life to your years. Whether you want to complete a 5K run, manage your weight, or improve muscle tone and definition, Fitness Illustrated is your personalized map for reaching your fitness goals!
Coaches guide to sport physiology by Brian J Sharkey( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and Japanese and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sport physiology for coaches by Brian J Sharkey( Book )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the principles of muscular and energy fitness training, and describes the step-by-step procedures to follow in applying the principles to a variety of sport programmes. Useful as a textbook for students on coaching courses, this text also serves as a reference for coaches, physical education teachers and health and fitness professionals
New dimensions in aerobic fitness by Brian J Sharkey( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physiology and physical activity by Brian J Sharkey( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Training for cross-country ski racing : a physiological guide for athletes and coaches by Brian J Sharkey( Book )

6 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard work : defining physical work performance requirements by Brian J Sharkey( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on physically demanding occupations that require strength and stamina as conditions of safe, productive and career-long job performance. This book looks at job-related issues and includes case studies that illustrate the positives and the negatives of employee selection and physical maintenance in demanding occupations
Fitness and work capacity by Brian J Sharkey( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wildland firefighter health and safety : recommendations of the April 1999 conference by Brian J Sharkey( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fitness and work capacity by Brian J Sharkey( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fitness trail : building, signing, and using the trail by Brian J Sharkey( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fitness trail : how to build the trail, sign the trail, use the trail by Brian J Sharkey( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physiological fitness & weight control; a guide to the prescription of exercise by Brian J Sharkey( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fitness & health : aerobic fitness, muscular fitness, nutrition, weight control, performance by Brian J Sharkey( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guía completa del fitness y salud by Brian J Sharkey( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An improved wild land firefighting handtool : project report by Arthur H Jukkala( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abstracts of research papers, 1976. by Physical Education, and Recreation American Alliance for Health( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Employee wellness in the Forest Service : new programs for a new century by Gordon Opel( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Fitness & health
Alternative Names
Birāyan Sārkī

Sārkī, Birāyan

샤키, 브라이언 J

샤키, 브리안 J

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