Atherosclerosis, Aerobic Capacity, Aging, and Adiposity: Activity Antecedents and Antidotes discusses the problems related to the increasingly hypokinetic environment that exists at the present time in the United Sates that has contributed substantially to the obesity epidemic, as well as other associated metabolic considerations. Featuring the Elsworth R. Buskirk Tutorial Lecture presented at the 2012 ACSM annual meeting, the DVD reviews a variety of factors attendant to the contemporary work environment that have had a negative impact on the nation's health. In addition, the DVD addresses the issue concerning whether a person, from a cardioprotective perspective, can exercise too much.
Among the topics covered:
• Elsworth R. Buskirk, PhD-positions, professional contributions, and honors
• Problems related to our increasingly hypokinetic environment: the obesity epidemic; metabolic considerations
• Contemporary work environment
• VO2max: beyond mortality-modulator of surgical outcomes & health care costs
• Mortality predictors?
• Cardioprotective benefits and risks of physical activity: can you get too much of a good thing?
• Exercise as an antidote to aging
• Future directions: the active living renaissance
• The Buskirk legacy