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Explore the effect of acute and chronic exercise training as this book will take you on a journey through each component of the cardiovascular system. Readers will gain a comprehensive understanding of the cardiovascular system and learn how to apply this knowledge to their work with athletes, active individuals, and patients with cardiovascular risk factors.
Table of Contents
|Series Preface||p. ix|
|Cardiovascular Physiology||p. 1|
|Essentials of the Cardiovascular System||p. 3|
|Components of the Cardiovascular System||p. 5|
|Cardiovascular Responses to Exercise||p. 12|
|The Heart as a Pump||p. 13|
|Gross Anatomy of the Heart||p. 13|
|Cardiac Cycle||p. 15|
|The Ventricular Pressure-Volume Loop||p. 17|
|Cardiac Output||p. 18|
|Distribution of Cardiac Output||p. 21|
|Coronary Blood Supply||p. 23|
|Measuring Cardiac Function||p. 26|
|Cardiac Myocytes||p. 31|
|Microscopic Anatomy of Cardiac Myocytes||p. 31|
|Excitation-Contraction Coupling||p. 36|
|Mechanisms of Contraction||p. 37|
|Metabolic Requirements||p. 40|
|Electrical Activity of the Heart||p. 43|
|Ion Basis of Electrical Activity||p. 43|
|Resting Membrane Potential||p. 44|
|Action Potential||p. 44|
|Conduction System of the Heart||p. 48|
|Autorhythmicity of Conduction Cells||p. 49|
|Pacemakers of the Heart||p. 50|
|Control of Heart Rate||p. 51|
|Brain- and Receptor-Mediated Heart Rate Control Mechanisms||p. 53|
|Heart Rate Variability||p. 55|
|The Electrocardiogram||p. 59|
|The ECG Tracing||p. 59|
|Measuring the ECG||p. 61|
|Measuring Heart Rate||p. 65|
|Cardiac Rhythms||p. 67|
|Conduction Blocks||p. 71|
|Ventricular Hypertrophy||p. 74|
|ST-Segment Changes (Ischemia)||p. 76|
|Myocardial Infarction||p. 76|
|Test Considerations||p. 79|
|Common ECG Changes in Athletes||p. 79|
|Hemodynamics and Peripheral Circulation||p. 83|
|The Pressure Differential||p. 83|
|Flow Velocity||p. 84|
|Poiseuille's Law||p. 85|
|Blood Flow||p. 89|
|Arterial Blood Pressure||p. 92|
|Pulse Waves and Wave Reflections||p. 93|
|Blood Pressure Measurement||p. 95|
|Control of Vasoconstriction and Vasodilation||p. 97|
|Reflex Control of Blood Pressure and Vasomotion||p. 101|
|Vascular Structure and Function||p. 105|
|Structure of Blood Vessels||p. 105|
|Vascular Network||p. 107|
|Endothelium Regulation of Vascular Tone||p. 112|
|Vascular Smooth Muscle||p. 115|
|Measuring Endothelial and Vascular Function||p. 118|
|Hemostasis: Coagulation and Fibrinolysis||p. 123|
|Vascular Injury||p. 125|
|Fibrinolysis-Clot Dissolution||p. 133|
|Assessing Hemostasis||p. 134|
|Exercise Physiology||p. 137|
|Cardiovascular Responses to Acute Aerobic Exercise||p. 139|
|Cardiac Responses||p. 139|
|Vascular Response||p. 144|
|Hemostatic Responses||p. 156|
|Cardiovascular Adaptations to Aerobic Training||p. 163|
|Cardiac Adaptations||p. 163|
|Vascular Adaptations||p. 168|
|Hemostatic Adaptations||p. 175|
|Cardiovascular Responses to Acute Resistance Exercise||p. 179|
|Cardiac Responses||p. 180|
|Vascular Responses||p. 184|
|Hemostatic Responses||p. 189|
|Cardiovascular Adaptations to Resistance Training||p. 193|
|Cardiac Adaptations||p. 193|
|Vascular Function||p. 197|
|Hemostatic Adaptations With Resistance Training||p. 201|
|Recommended Readings||p. 207|
|About the Authors||p. 227|
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