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American idle : a journey through our sedentary culture / Mary Collins.

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Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library 612.7 COLL (Text) 38650833369935 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781933102887 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1933102888 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xxviii, 195 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Sterling, Va. : Capital Books, [2009]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-182).
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Meet the first walkers : the American heartland 14,000 years ago -- What do our bodies want (and why)? : the history of the body as told by the body -- Physical grace : the Olympic center -- Flashback : how did work become sedentary and physical activity become leisure? -- Moving on the job today : assembly lines in Pennsylvania -- Action and stillness in nature : how do animals achieve a healthy balance? -- Action and stillness in humans : can Americans achieve a healthy balance? -- A tour through sixty years of advice -- Seeking solutions in the twenty-first century -- The social costs : trekking New York City for answers -- A spiritual solution? -- The morality in play -- This is your brain on exercise -- Reclaiming natural grace in natural places : have you had a green hour today?
Subject: Exercise > United States.
Health behavior > United States.
Physical fitness > United States.

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