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This introductory text offers undergraduates an essential foundation in exercise science, an umbrella term used to describe physical activity, exercise, sport, and athletic performance. The book covers this dynamic and growing field and its disciplines, which include clinical exercise physiology, athletic training, sports medicine, sports nutrition, biomechanics, and sport psychology. You'll learn about body systems, basic nutrition, biomechanics, and sport psychology. You'll learn about body systems, basic nutrition, exercise behavior, different types of training, disease conditions, and advanced technology.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Exercise Science||p. 1|
|What is Exercise Science?||p. 6|
|Historic Development of Exercise Science||p. 9|
|Exercise Science and the American College of Sports Medicine||p. 15|
|Academic Preparation in Exercise Science||p. 19|
|Research in Exercise Science||p. 26|
|Exercise Science: a Systems Approach||p. 37|
|Nervous System||p. 38|
|Muscular System||p. 42|
|Skeletal System||p. 46|
|Cardiovascular System||p. 49|
|Pulmonary System||p. 52|
|Urinary System||p. 54|
|Digestive System||p. 57|
|Endocrine System||p. 61|
|Immune System||p. 65|
|Energy Systems||p. 68|
|Exercise Physiology||p. 76|
|Historic Development of Exercise Physiology||p. 78|
|The Basis of Study in Exercise Physiology||p. 81|
|Areas of Study in Exercise Physiology||p. 84|
|Other Areas of Study||p. 106|
|Clinical Exercise Physiology||p. 113|
|History of Clinical Exercise Physiology||p. 114|
|Duties and Responsibilities||p. 117|
|Specific Disease Conditions||p. 130|
|Athletic Training and Sports Medicine||p. 148|
|Historic Development of Athletic Training and Sports Medicine||p. 151|
|Primary Responsibility Areas of Athletic Training Professionals||p. 156|
|Sports Medicine||p. 167|
|Current Issues in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine||p. 172|
|Exercise and Sport Nutrition||p. 182|
|History of Nutrition||p. 185|
|Basic Nutrients||p. 191|
|Measuring Nutritional Intake||p. 196|
|Nutrition for Health||p. 199|
|Nutrition for Sport and Athletic Performance||p. 203|
|Exercise and Sport Psychology||p. 218|
|History of Exercise and Sports Psychology||p. 221|
|Study of the Mind and Body||p. 225|
|Exercise and Mental Health||p. 236|
|Exercise Behavior||p. 240|
|Motor Behavior||p. 250|
|Brief History of Motor Behavior||p. 252|
|Motor Development||p. 257|
|Motor Learning||p. 262|
|Motor Control||p. 272|
|Areas of Motor Behavior Application||p. 277|
|Clinical and Sport Biomechanics||p. 286|
|History of Biomechanics||p. 288|
|Study of Biomechanics||p. 291|
|Basic Concepts Related to Kinetics||p. 298|
|Areas of Study in Biomechanics||p. 302|
|Advanced Biomechanical Concepts||p. 309|
|Equipment and Assessment in Exercise Science||p. 317|
|Pretesting Guidelines and Procedures||p. 318|
|Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Function Assessment||p. 321|
|Musculoskeletal Function Assessment||p. 330|
|Energy Balance Assessment||p. 336|
|Measuring Body Composition||p. 340|
|Blood Collection and Analysis||p. 344|
|Rehabilitation Assessment and Equipment||p. 347|
|Motor Performance||p. 349|
|Behavioral and Psychological Assessments||p. 353|
|Careers and Professional Issues in Exercise Science||p. 357|
|Certification, Licensure, and Registration||p. 359|
|Career Employment and Professional Opportunities||p. 363|
|Professional Organizations in Exercise Science||p. 373|
|Professional Organizations Related to Exercise Science||p. 380|
|US Government Agencies with an Interest in Exercise Science||p. 381|
|Additional Organizations and Agencies in Exercise Science||p. 387|
|Exercise Science in the Twenty-First Century||p. 390|
|Exercise Science and Health||p. 391|
|Epidemiology and Health Promotion||p. 392|
|Using Past Information to Improve Future Health||p. 399|
|What will the Future Bring?||p. 400|
|Exercise Science and Sport and Athletic Competition||p. 404|
|What will the Future Bring?||p. 405|
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