9780805353655

Introduction to Exercise Science

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  • ISBN13:

    9780805353655

  • ISBN10:

    0805353658

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-01-01
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

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Summary

This book is unique in that it is designed for students following the non-teaching track in exercise science. Those who plan to pursue medicine, physical therapy, agency/corporate fitness, strength and conditioning, athletic training, and clinical specialties such as cardiac rehabilitation will find the major areas of study covered. Each chapter is written by an expert in each particular area and contains up-to-date information on technology, certifications, professional associations, journals, and career opportunities. For anyone interested in physical education, HPER, kinesiology, exercise science, and human movement studies.

Table of Contents

Preface.

I. INTRODUCTION.

1. An Introduction to Exercise Science, by Terry J. Housh and Dona J. Housh.
2. History of Exercise Science, by Herbert A. deVries.

II. AREAS OF STUDY IN EXERCISE SCIENCE.

3. Anatomy, by Glen O. Johnson.
4. Athletic Training — The Profession, by Ronald P. Pfeiffer.
5. Biomechanics, by Daniel J. Blanke and Nick Stergiou.
6. Exercise Physiology, by Joseph P. Weir.
7. Exercise and Sport Nutrition, by Joan M. Eckerson.
8. Exercise and Sport Psychology, by Richard J. Schmidt.
9. Measurement in Exercise Science, by Dale P. Mood.
10. Motor Control and Learning, by David E. Sherwood.
Index.

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