WorldCat Identities

Franks, B. Don

Overview
Works: 28 works in 106 publications in 5 languages and 6,867 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Outlines and syllabi  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: GV481, 613.7
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by B. Don Franks
Health fitness instructor's handbook by Edward T Howley( Book )

31 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book identifies the components of physical fitness that are related to positive health as distinct from the simple performance of specific motor tasks. The positive health concept is expanded to further clarify the relationship of physical fitness to total fitness. The disciplinary knowledge base that is essential for fitness professionals is reviewed, and strategies for improving physical fitness are identified. Ways are also suggested for safely and efficiently administering fitness programs. Chapter titles are: (1) Fitness, Lifestyle, and Health; (2) Evaluation of Health Status; (3) Exercise Physiology; (4) Anatomy and Kinesiology; (5) Relative Leanness; (6) Cardiorespiratory Fitness; (7) Strength, Endurance, and Flexibility; (8) Relaxation and Arousal; (9) Exercise Programming for Aerobic Activity; (10) Energy Costs of Activity; (11) Exercise Programs; (12) ecg and Medications; (13) Behavior Modification; (14) Injury Prevention and Treatment; and (15) Administrative Concerns. Suggested readings are presented at the end of each chapter and references are provided for the health professional. (Jd)
Fitness leader's handbook by B. Don Franks( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fitness facts : the healthy living handbook by B. Don Franks( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fitness professional's handbook by Edward T Howley( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Formerly titled Health Fitness Instructor's Handbook, this full-color text has undergone a title change to better reflect its extensive use in the field. With three new chapters, expanded ancillaries, and updated material that reflects the current American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) guidelines, it serves as an essential resource for those seeking ACSM health/fitness instructor certification and is an invaluable reference for certified fitness professionals striving to stay abreast of the latest information in the field." "Fitness Professional's Handbook is based on the latest research, allowing readers to explore the newest theories and most current issues in the field."--Jacket
The health fitness handbook by B. Don Franks( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers advice on exercising safely, eating right, losing weight, and feeling great
Toward a better understanding of physical fitness and activity : selected topics( Book )

in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book has 22 articles written by leading experts in the field to offer one clear vision concerning the many dimensions and benefits of physical fitness and activity.--[back cover]
Evaluating performance in physical education by B. Don Franks( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

YMCA youth fitness test manual by B. Don Franks( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Effects of training on cardiac intervals and other fitness measures by B. Don Franks( )

9 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toward a better understanding of physical fitness and activity : selected topics, volume two( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manual del técnico en salud y fitness by Edward T Howley( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forma e salute : manuale dell'istruttore di educazione fisica by Edward T Howley( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cram101 textbook outlines to accompany: Health fitness instructor's handbook, Howley, Franks, 4th edition( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuale per l'istruttore di fitness by Edward T Howley( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Test sprawności fizycznej dzieci i młodzieży YMCA by B. Don Franks( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in Polish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fittonesu rīdāzu handobukku( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Making Sense of Multiple Physical Activity Recommendations by Charles B Corbin( Book )

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

This digest provides basic information designed to help people determine which of the many physical activity guidelines are most appropriate for use in specific situations. After an introduction, the digest focuses on: "Factors to Consider in Selecting Appropriate Physical Activity Guidelines" (group credibility and purpose, benefits to be expected if guidelines are followed, and people for whom the guidelines are intended); "Interpreting Existing Physical Activity Guidelines" (the early years: a fitness focus, and 1992 to the present: the emerging health focus); and "Making Sense of Current Recommendations": the physical activity pyramid, which offers one method of classifying guidelines and includes lifestyle physical activities; active aerobic, active sports, and recreational activities; muscle fitness and flexibility exercises; and inactivity; prevention of premature health problems; and other recommendations (E.G., physical activity recommendations for children). (Contains 34 references.) (Sm)
Get fit : a handbook for youth ages 6-17 : how to get in shape to meet the President's Challenge( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Personalizing physical activity prescription by B. Don Franks( )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Health fitness instructor's handbook
Alternative Names
Frank, Don

Frank, Don 1938-

Franks, B. D.

フランクス, B・ドン

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Fitness leader's handbookFitness facts : the healthy living handbookFitness professional's handbookThe health fitness handbookCram101 textbook outlines to accompany: Health fitness instructor's handbook, Howley, Franks, 4th edition