Summary: Bridging the gap between exercise physiology principles and clinical practice, this text provides comprehensive coverage of both traditional basic science and clinical exercise physiology principles. The book presents clinical applications and examples that connect theory to practice. More than 500 full-color illustrations and numerous graphs and tables complement the text. Reader-friendly features including Perspective Boxes, Research Highlights, Biography Boxes, an
d Case Studies engage readers and reinforce key concepts.
Summary: Bridging the gap between exercise physiology principles and clinical practice, this text provides comprehensive coverage of both traditional basic science and clinical exercise physiology principles. The book presents clinical applications and examples that connect theory to practice. More than 500 full-color illustrations and numerous graphs and tables complement the text. Reader-friendly features including Perspective Boxes, Research Highlights, Biography Boxes, and Case Studies engage readers and reinforce key concepts. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:(REV)06 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Lippincott-Raven Publishers Published: 12/01/2006 International: No
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Chapter 1. Introduction to Exercise Physiology
Part 1. Energy. The Basis of Human Movement Section 1. Exercise Bioenergetics. Energy Developed
Chapter 2. Nutrients for Physical Activity Chapter 3. Energy Sources and Production Chapter 4. Metabolic Transitions During Exercise Chapter 5. Ergometry and Calorimetry. The Measurement of Work and Energy
Section 2. Heart and Lungs. Energy Delivered
Chapter 6. Respiratory Exercise Physiology Chapter 7. Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology Chapter 8. Homothermal Control. Temperature Regulation During Exercise
Section 3. Muscles. Energy Used
Chapter 9. Neuroanatomy and Neuromuscular Control of Movement Chapter 10. Skeletal Muscle Architecture and Contraction Chapter 11. Muscle Mechanics During Activity
Part 2. Applied Exercise Physiology Section 4. Physiology of Health, Fitness, and Performance
Chapter 12. Nutrition and Exercise Performance Chapter 13. Body Composition for Health and Performance Chapter 14. Performance Training
Section 5. Exercise Performance for Specific Populations
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