What happens to your body when you cycle (How And Why Of Exercise) (#02472SX)

by Carleton, Kate

1 full-text review

Hardcover (library binding) Rosen Central, 2010
Price: USD 25.36
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Dewey: 613.7; Audience: Middle School; Reading Level: 7.0
DRA 44; GR V
From the publisher: Grades 5-6; Ages 10-13


 


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Discusses the medical explanations for why each activity benefits the body. Offers helpful information about the mechanics of proper techniques, as well as about new and cool developments in technology and equipment.

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Overview
From Follett

Includes bibliographical references (page 44-45) and index. Explores the effects of cycling on the human body and what processes occur within the body while cycling.

From the Publisher
Cycling is a highly cardiovascular exercise. This book teaches readers how to train the body to burn fat most effectively as well as strengthen the heart. Also included are tips on safety.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Rosen Central
  • Publication Date: August 30, 2009
  • Format: Hardcover (library binding)
  • Series: How and why of exercise
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Dewey: 613.7
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • ISBN-10: 1-43585-308-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-43585-308-9
  • LCCN: 2008-056130
  • Follett Number: 02472SX
  • Reading Level: 7.0
  • Audience: Middle School
  • Grades: 5-6
  • Ages: 10-13
  • DRA: 44
  • Guided Reading Level: V

Full-Text Reviews
Library Media Connection (January/February 2010)
This series takes a look inside the human body and its processes as it exercises. Chapters cover the body?s response to exercise, optimal gain, potential health benefits and drawbacks, and modern advances and developments. The books also contain an introduction, plus further research and more information sections. While the titles provide ample information and action photographs, the series lacks continuity and consistency in regard to writing style and content focus. Advanced readers with an interest in the human body and exercise should benefit from this series. Bibliography. Glossary. Index. Additional Selection. Nick Petrosino, School Library Media Specialist, Harmon Middle School, Pickerington, Ohio

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