This handbook focuses on all aspects of fitness and wellness including Yoga and how it can bring relief from physical and mental stress. It also explains scientific methods of sports and physical training. It covers the various sports injuries that generally occur during sports and physical training and their immediate first aid procedures. It also contains a section on obesity management-a badly needed section considering the alarming rate at which obesity is on the increase, especially among the younger generation, due to the life style and eating habits. The book gives helps to understand nutrition and gives advice on balanced diet for people in all walks of life. Handbook of Health and Fitness serves as a day to day user guide for all sports coaches, physical educators, sports trainees, and assists in the training of physical educators and sports and fitness enthusiasts.
About the Author: Padmakshan Padmanabhan is a former Chief Physical Training Instructor of the Indian Navy and served as a Senior Physical Training Instructor at various Armed Forces Training Institutes. Having completed his post-graduation in Sports Management from Alagappa University, he has also completed Physical Trainer, First Class, course from Indian Armed Forces (Indian Navy).
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