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Exercise Physiology : Human Bioenergetics and Its Applications with PowerWeb Bind-in Card

Exercise Physiology : Human Bioenergetics and Its Applications with PowerWeb Bind-in Card - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0072556421

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ISBN13: 978-0072556421
ISBN10: 0072556420
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 05
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2005
International: No
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Exercise Physiology : Human Bioenergetics and Its Applications with PowerWeb Bind-in Card - 4TH 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0072556421

George A. Brooks, Thomas D. Fahey and Kenneth Baldwin

ISBN13: 978-0072556421
ISBN10: 0072556420
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 05
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

A standard in the field, this text integrates bioenergetics into every chapter and provides a comprehensive survey of current data and research in exercise physiology. In-depth discussions of all areas of exercise physiology make this text an invaluable resource for students in exercise science, kinesiology, sports medicine, human biodynamics, and physical education courses.

Table of Contents

Preface

1. Introduction: The Limits of Human Performance
2. Bioenergetics
3. Energetics and The Maintenance of ATP Homeostasis In Human Movement
4. Basics of Metabolism
5. Glycogenolysis and Glycolysis in Muscle: The Cellular Degradation of Sugar and Carbohydrate to Pyruvate and Lactate
6. Cellular Oxidation of Pyruvate and Lactate
7. Lipid Metabolism
8. Metabolism of Proteins and Amino Acids
9. Neural-Endocrine Control of Metabolism: Blood Glucose Homeostatis During Exercise
10. Metabolic Response to Exercise: Lactate Metabolism During Exercise and Recovery, Excess Postexercise O2
Consumption (EPOC), O2 Deficit, O2 Debt, and the "Anaerobic Threshold"
11. The Why of Pulmonary Ventilation
12. The How of Ventilation
13. Ventilation as a Limiting Factor in Aerobic Performance at Sea Level
14. The Heart
15. Circulation and Its Control
16. Cardiovascular Dynamics During Exercise
17. Skeletal Muscle Structure and Contractile Properties
18. Neurons, Motor Unit Recruitment, and Integrative Control of Movement
19. Principles of Skeletal Muscle Adaptations
20. Muscle Strength, Power, and Flexibility
21. Conditioning for Endurance Athletic Events
22. Exercise in the Heat and Cold
23. Exercise, Atmospheric Pressure, Air Pollution, and Travel
24. Cardiovascular Diseases and Exercise
25. Obesity, Body Composition, and Exercise
26. Exercise, Disease, and Disability
27. Exercise Testing and Prescription
28. Nutrition and Athletic Performance
29. Ergogenic Aids
30. Gender Differences in Physical Performance
31. Growth and Exercise
32. Aging and Exercise
33. Fatigue During Muscular Exercise

Appendix I. List of Symbols and Abbreviations
Appendix II. Units and Measures

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