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Essentials of Exercise Physiology

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  • Copyright: 2013-11-01
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Essentials of Exercise Physiology offers a compact version of the Seventh Edition of the bestselling Exercise Physiology: Nutrition, Energy, and Human Performance, making it ideal for introductory undergraduate courses. As you progress through the text, you'll develop a deep understanding of the interrelationships among energy intake, energy transfer during exercise, and the physiologic systems that support energy transfer. Moreover, you'll discover how to apply what you learn to enhance exercise training, athletic performance, and health. Based on feedback from students and instructors, this Fourth Edition offers new organization, content, and features while maintaining its hallmark pedagogy, writing style, graphics, and flow charts. The new organization makes it easier to cover the text in a one-semester course and adapt materials to diverse interests. Plus, each section has undergone a major revision, offering you coverage of new and emerging topics in exercise physiology as well as the latest research findings.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Exercise Physiology
Origins of Exercise Physiology: Foundations for the Field of Study
Nutrition and Energy
Macronutrients and Micronutrients
Food Energy and Optimum Nutrition for Exercise
Nutritional (and Pharmacologic) Aids to Performance
Energy Transfer
Fundamentals of Human Energy Transfer
Human Energy Transfer During Exercise
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
Training Muscles to Become Stronger
Factors Affecting Physiologic Function: The Environment and Special Aids to Performance
Optimizing Body Composition, Successful Aging, and Health-Related Exercise Benefits
Body Composition, Obesity, and Weight Control
Physical Activity, Exercise, Successful Aging, and Disease Prevention
Clinical Aspects of Exercise Physiology
The Metric System and Conversion Constantsin Exercise Physiology
Metabolic Computations in Open-Circuit Spirometry
Evaluation of Body Composition: Girth Method
Evaluation of Body Composition: Skinfold Method
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