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Essentials Of Exercise Physiology

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-11-21
  • Publisher: LWW
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Fully revised and updated, this Third Edition provides excellent coverage of the fundamentals of exercise physiology, integrating scientific and clinical information on nutrition, energy transfer, and exercise training. The book is lavishly illustrated with full-color graphics and photos and includes real-life cases, laboratory-type activities, and practical problem-solving questions. This edition has an Integrated Workbook in the margins that reinforces concepts, presents activities to test knowledge, and aids students in taking notes. An accompanying CD-ROM contains multiple-choice and true/false questions to help students prepare for exams. LiveAdvise online faculty support and student tutoring services are available free with the text.

Table of Contents

Section 1
Exercise Physiology: From Past to Present]
Nutrition and Energy
Macro and Micro Nutrients
Food Energy and Optimum Nutrition For Exercise
Nutritional (and Pharmacologic) Aids to Performance
Fundamentals of Human Energy Transfer
To be announced
Measuring and Evaluating Human Energy-Generating Capacities During Exercise
Energy Expenditure During Rest and Physical Activity
The Physiologic Support Systems
The Pulmonary System and Exercise
The Cardiovascular System and Exercise
The Neuromuscular System and Exercise
Hormones, Exercise, and Training
Exercise Training and Adaptations
Training the Anaerobic and Aerobic Energy Systems
Factors Affecting Physiological Function: The Environment and Special Aids to Performance
Optimizing Body Composition, Successful Aging, and Health Related Exercise Benefits
Body Composition, Obesity and Weight Control
Exercise, Successful Aging, and Disease Prevention
Clinical Aspects of Exercise Physiology
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