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Physiology of Sport and Exercise

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780736000840

ISBN10:
0736000844
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/1999
Publisher(s):
Human Kinetics
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Summary

Texas A&M Univ., College Station. Introductory textbook to the fields of sport and exercise physiology. Assumes knowledge of human anatomy and physiology. Includes key terms, study questions, references, and selected readings. Color format. Previous edition: c1994.

Table of Contents

Preface ix(4)
Credits xiii(4)
Acknowledgments xvii(1)
An Introduction to Exercise and Sport Physiology xviii
The Focus of Exercise and Sport Physiology 3(1)
A Historical Perspective 3(8)
The Acute Physiological Responses to Exercise 11(6)
Chronic Physiological Adaptations to Training 17(1)
Basic Training Principles 17(3)
Research Methodology 20(5)
Part I Essentials of Movement 25(88)
Chapter 1 Muscular Control of Movement
26(26)
The Structure and Function of Skeletal Muscle
29(8)
Skeletal Muscle and Exercise
37(15)
Chapter 2 Neurological Control of Movement
52(30)
The Structure and Function of the Nervous System
54(10)
The Central Nervous System
64(3)
The Peripheral Nervous System
67(3)
Sensory-Motor Integration
70(8)
The Motor Response
78(4)
Chapter 3 Neuromuscular Adaptations to Resistance Training
82(31)
Terminology
84(2)
Strength Gains From Resistance Training
86(10)
Muscle Soreness
96(4)
Designing Resistance Training Programs
100(6)
Resistance Training for Special Populations
106(7)
Part II Energy for Movement 113(92)
Chapter 4 Metabolism and Basic Energy Systems
114(42)
Energy for Cellular Activity
116(4)
Bioenergetics: ATP Production
120(10)
Measuring Energy Use During Exercise
130(8)
Energy Expenditure at Rest and During Exercise
138(7)
Causes of Fatigue
145(11)
Chapter 5 Hormonal Regulation of Exercise
156(28)
The Nature of Hormones
159(4)
The Endocrine Glands and Their Hormones
163(9)
The Endocrine Response to Exercise
172(1)
Hormonal Effects on Metabolism and Energy
172(5)
Hormonal Effects on Fluid and Electrolyte Balance During Exercise
177(7)
Chapter 6 Metabolic Adaptations to Training
184(21)
Adaptations to Aerobic Training
186(7)
Training the Aerobic System
193(3)
Adaptations to Anaerobic Training
196(3)
Monitoring Training Changes
199(6)
Part III Cardiorespiratory Function and Performance 205(104)
Chapter 7 Cardiovascular Control During Exercise
206(38)
Structure and Function of the Cardiovascular System
208(14)
Cardiovascular Response to Exercise
222(22)
Chapter 8 Respiratory Regulation During Exercise
244(30)
Pulmonary Ventilation
246(4)
Pulmonary Diffusion
250(3)
Transport of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide
253(3)
Gas Exchange at the Muscles
256(3)
Regulation of Pulmonary Ventilation
259(4)
Ventilation and Energy Metabolism
263(2)
Respiratory Limitations to Performance
265(2)
Respiratory Regulation of Acid-Base Balance
267(7)
Chapter 9 Cardiorespiratory Adaptations to Training
274(35)
Endurance
277(1)
Evaluating Endurance Capacity
277(1)
Cardiovascular Adaptations to Training
278(13)
Respiratory Adaptations to Training
291(2)
Metabolic Adaptations to Training
293(4)
Long-Term Improvement in Endurance
297(1)
Factors Affecting the Response to Aerobic Training
298(5)
Cardiorespiratory Endurance and Performance
303(6)
Part IV Environmental Influences on Performance 309(72)
Chapter 10 Thermoregulation and Exercise
310(32)
Mechanisms of Body Temperature Regulation
312(8)
Physiological Responses to Exercise in the Heat
320(4)
Health Risks During Exercise in the Heat
324(5)
Acclimatization to Exercise in the Heat
329(2)
Exercise in the Cold
331(4)
Physiological Responses to Exercise in the Cold
335(1)
Health Risks During Exercise in the Cold
336(2)
Cold Acclimatization
338(4)
Chapter 11 Exercise in Hypobaric, Hyperbaric, and Microgravity Environments
342(39)
Hypobaric Environments: Exercising at Altitude
344(14)
Hyperbaric Environments: Exercising Underwater
358(9)
Microgravity Environments: Exercising in Space
367(14)
Part V Optimizing Performance in Sport 381(134)
Chapter 12 Quantifying Sports Training
382(26)
Demands of Training
385(4)
Overtraining
389(7)
Tapering for Peak Performance
396(1)
Detraining
397(7)
Retraining
404(4)
Chapter 13 Ergogenic Aids and Performance
408(42)
Researching Ergogenic Aids
412(3)
Pharmacological Agents
415(12)
Hormonal Agents
427(6)
Physiological Agents
433(9)
Nutritional Agents
442(8)
Chapter 14 Nutrition and Nutritional Ergogenics
450(40)
The Six Nutrient Classes
452(17)
Water and Electrolyte Balance
469(6)
The Athlete's Diet
475(4)
Gastrointestinal Function During Exercise
479(2)
Designing Sports Drinks
481(9)
Chapter 15 Optimal Body Weight for Performance
490(25)
Body Build, Body Size, and Body Composition
492(2)
Assessing Body Composition
494(5)
Body Composition and Sports Performance
499(3)
Weight Standards
502(5)
Achieving Optimal Weight
507(8)
Part VI Age and Sex Considerations in Sport and Exercise 515(92)
Chapter 16 Growth, Development, and the Young Athlete
516(28)
Growth and Development of the Tissues
518(7)
Physical Performance and Physiological Function
525(10)
Training the Child and Adolescent
535(9)
Chapter 17 Aging and the Older Athlete
544(26)
Sport Performance
546(3)
Changes in Cardiorespiratory Endurance With Aging
549(8)
Changes in Strength With Aging
557(3)
Environmental Stress and Aging
560(1)
Body Composition and Aging
561(1)
Trainability of the Older Athlete
562(8)
Chapter 18 Sex Differences and the Female Athlete
570(37)
Body Size and Composition
572(4)
Physiological Responses to Acute Exercise
576(6)
Physiological Adaptations to Exercise Training
582(4)
Athletic Performance
586(1)
Other Considerations
586(21)
Part VII Physical Activity for Health and Fitness 607(85)
Chapter 19 Prescription of Exercise for Health and Fitness
608(26)
Medical Clearance
612(5)
The Exercise Prescription
617(3)
Monitoring Exercise Intensity
620(4)
The Exercise Program
624(5)
Exercise and Rehabilitation of People With Diseases
629(5)
Chapter 20 Cardiovascular Disease and Physical Activity
634(28)
Forms of Cardiovascular Disease
638(4)
Understanding the Disease Process
642(3)
Determining Individual Risk
645(5)
Prevention Through Physical Activity
650(7)
Risk of Heart Attack and Death During Exercise
657(5)
Chapter 21 Obesity, Diabetes, and Physical Activity
662(30)
Obesity
664(19)
Diabetes
683(9)
Common Scientific Abbreviations and Units and Conversions 692(1)
Glossary 693(9)
Index 702


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