9780072556421

Exercise Physiology: Human Bioenergetics and Its Applications with PowerWeb Bind-in Card

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072556421

  • ISBN10:

    0072556420

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 1/1/2005
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

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Summary

Considered a standard in the Field, this text integrates Bioenergetics into every chapter and provides a comprehensive survey of current data and research in exercise physiology. In-depth discussion of all areas of exercise physiology makes this text an invaluable resource for students in exercise science, kinesiology, sports medicine, human biodynamics, and physical education.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: The Limits of Human Performance
Bioenergetics
The Maintenance of ATP Homeostasis in Energetics and Human Movement
Basics of Metabolism
Glycogenolysis and Glycolysis in Muscle: The Cellular Degradation of Sugar and Carbohydrate to Pyruvate and Lactate
Cellular Oxidation of Pyruvate and Lactate
Lipid Metabolism
Metabolism of Proteins and Amino Acids
Neural-Endocrine Control of Metabolism: Blood Glucose Homeostasis During Exercise
Metabolic Response to Exercise: Lactate Metabolism During Exercise and Recovery, Excess Postexercise O2 Consumption (EPOC), O2 Deficit, O2 Debt, and the "Anaerobic Threshold"
The Why of Pulmonary Ventilation
The How of Ventilation
Ventilation as a Limiting Factor in Aerobic Performance at Sea Level
The Heart
Circulation and Its Control
Cardiovascular Dynamics During Exercise
Skeletal Muscle Structure and Contractile Properties
Neurons, Motor Unit Recruitment, and Integrative Control of Movement
Principles of Skeletal Muscle Adaptations
Muscle Strength, Power, and Flexibility
Principles of Endurance Conditioning
Exercise in the Heat and Cold
Exercise, Atmospheric Pressure, Air Pollution, and Travel
Cardiovascular Diseases and Exercise
Obesity, Body Composition, and Exercise
Exercise, Disease, and Disability
Exercise Testing and Prescription
Nutrition and Athletic Performance
Ergogenic Aids
Gender Differences in Physical Performance
Growth and Development
Aging and Exercise
Fatigue During Muscular Exercise
List of Symbols and Abbreviations
Units and Measures
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