9780812117240

Essentials of Exercise Physiology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780812117240

  • ISBN10:

    0812117247

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1994-03-01
  • Publisher: Lea & Febiger
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Table of Contents

Biology and Chemistry Basics for Exercise Physiology
2(30)
SECTION I ENERGY TRANSFER AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Energy Transfer in the Body
32(26)
Energy Transfer During Exercise
58(20)
Energy Expenditure at Rest and During Physical Activity
78(36)
Energy Generating Capacities of Humans
114(26)
SECTION II NUTRITION FOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
The Macro- and Micronutrients and Water
140(38)
Food Energy and Sports Nutrition
178(22)
SECTION III THE PHYSIOLOGIC SUPPORT SYSTEMS
The Pulmonary System and Exercise
200(36)
The Cardiovascular System and Exercise
236(42)
The Neuromuscular System and Exercise
278(36)
Hormones, Exercise, and Training
314(28)
SECTION IV EXERCISE TRAINING AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY
Training the Anaerobic and Aerobic Energy Systems
342(28)
Training Muscles to Become Stronger
370(30)
SECTION V FACTORS AFFECTING PHYSIOLOGIC FUNCTION, ENERGY TRANSFER, AND PERFORMANCE
Ergogenic Aids
400(20)
Environmental Factors and Exercise
420(30)
SECTION VI BODY COMPOSITION, WEIGHT CONTROL, AND AGE AND HEALTH-RELATED ASPECTS OF EXERCISE
The Composition of the Human Body
450(28)
Obesityt, Exercise, and Weight Control
478(26)
Exercise, Aging, and Cardiovascular Health
504(49)
APPENDICES
1 The Metric System and Conversion Constants in Exercise Physiology
536(3)
2 Metabolic Computations in Open-Circuit Spirometry
539(5)
3 Selected Examples for Energy Expenditure in Household, Recreational, and Sports Activities (in kcal/min)
544(2)
4 Evaluation of Body Composition
546(6)
5 Frequently Cited Journals in Exercise Physiology
552(1)
Acknowledgements/Photo Credits 553(1)
Index 554

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