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This is a textbook for undergraduate Exercise Physiology courses.
Table of Contents
Section I: Introduction to Exercise Physiology Chapter 1: Origins of Exercise Physiology: Foundations for the Field of Study
Section II: Nutrition and Energy Chapter 2: Macronutrients and Micronutrients Chapter 3: Food Energy and Optimum Nutrition for Exercise Chapter 4: Nutritional (and Pharmacologic) Aids to Performance
Section III: Energy Transfer Chapter 5: Fundamentals of Human Energy Transfer Chapter 6: Human Energy Transfer During Exercise Chapter 7: Measuring and Evaluating Human Energy-Generating Capacities During Exercise Chapter 8: Energy Expenditure During Rest and Physical Activity
Section IV: The Physiologic Support Systems Chapter 9: The Pulmonary System and Exercise Chapter 10: The Cardiovascular System and Exercise Chapter 11: The Neuromuscular System and Exercise Chapter 12: Hormones, Exercise, and Training
Section V: Exercise Training and Adaptations Chapter 13: Training the Anaerobic and Aerobic Energy Systems Chapter 14: Training Muscles to Become Stronger Chapter 15: Factors Affecting Physiologic Function: The Environment and Special Aids to Performance
Section VI: Optimizing Body Composition, Successful Aging, and Health-Related Exercise Benefits Chapter 16: Body Composition, Obesity, and Weight Control Chapter 17: Physical Activity, Exercise, Successful Aging, and Disease Prevention Chapter 18: Clinical Aspects of Exercise Physiology
Appendix A: The Metric System and Conversion Constantsin Exercise Physiology Appendix B: Metabolic Computations in Open-Circuit Spirometry Appendix C: Evaluation of Body Composition: Girth Method Appendix D: Evaluation of Body Composition: Skinfold Method