Exercise Physiology : Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-10-30
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Written especially for exercise science and physical education students, this text provides a solid foundation in theory illuminated by application and performance models to increase understanding and to help students apply what they've learned in the classroom and beyond.

Table of Contents

Physiology of Exercise
Physiology of Exercise in the United States: Its Past, Its Future
Control of the Internal Environment
Exercise Metabolism
Hormonal Responses to Exercise
Measurement of Work, Power, and Energy Expenditure
The Nervous System: Structure and Control of Movement
Skeletal Muscle: Structure and Function
Circulatory Adaptations to Exercise
Respiration during Exercise
Acid-Base Balance during Exercise
Temperature Regulation
The Physiology of Training: Effect on V02 Max, Performance, Homeostasis, and Strength
Physiology of Health and Fitness
Patterns in Health and Disease: Epidemiology and Physiology
Work Tests to Evaluate Cardiorespiratory Fitness
Exercise Prescriptions for Health and Fitness
Exercise for Special Populations
Body Composition and Nutrition for Health
Physiology of Performance
Factors Affecting Performance
Work Tests to Evaluate Performance
Training for Performance
Training for the Female Athlete, Children, and Special Populations
Nutrition, Body Composition, and Performance
Exercise and the Environment
Ergogenic Aids
Calculation of Oxygen Uptake and Carbon Dioxide Production
Estimated Energy Expenditure During Selected Activities
Physical Activity Prescriptions
Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs)
Estimated Safe and Adequate Daily Dietary Intakes (ESADDIs) of Selected Minerals
Median Height and Weight and Recommended Energy Intake
Percent Fat Estimate for Men: Sum of Triceps, Chest, and Subscapula Skinfolds
Percent Fat Estimate for Women: Sum of Triceps, Abdomen, and Suprailium Skinfolds
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