History

The definition of health has evolved over time. In keeping with the biomedical perspective, early definitions of health focused on the theme of the body’s...

Biology

With asexual reproduction, it is sufficient to assign fitnesses to genotypes. With sexual reproduction, genotypes are scrambled every generation. In this case, fitness values can...

Fitness is a propensity

Fitness is often defined as a propensity or probability, rather than the actual number of offspring. For example, according to Maynard Smith, “Fitness is a...

Fitness

Fitness (often denoted {\displaystyle w} or ω in population genetics models) is the quantitative representation of natural and sexual selection within evolutionary biology. It can...

Health

Health is the level of functional and metabolic efficiency of a living organism. In humans it is the ability of individuals or communities to adapt...

History

Pilates was developed by Joseph Pilates, from Mönchengladbach, Germany. His father was a prize-winning gymnast and his mother a naturopath. It is widely claimed on...

Mental

The World Health Organization describes mental health as “a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with...

Brief description

In his book Return to Life through Contrology,[2] Joseph Pilates presents his method as the art of controlled movements, which should look and feel like...

Pilates

Pilates (/pɪˈlɑːtɪz/;[1] German: [piˈlaːtəs]) is a physical fitness system developed in the early 20th century by Joseph Pilates. Pilates called his method “Contrology.”[2] It is...