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Exercise Physiology : Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance

Exercise Physiology : Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0073376479

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ISBN10: 0073376477
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Edition/Copyright: 7TH 09
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2009
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Exercise Physiology : Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance - 7TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073376479

Scott K. Powers and Edward T. Howley

ISBN13: 978-0073376479
ISBN10: 0073376477
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 09
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

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. .

Author Bio

March, 2001 Elected President of ACSM

Table of Contents

Section I: Physiology of Exercise 1: Physiology of Exercise in the United States: Its Past, Its Future 2: Control of the Internal Environment 3: Bioenergetics 4: Exercise Metabolism 5: Hormonal Responses to Exercise 6: Measurement of Work, Power, and Energy Expenditure 7: The Nervous System: Structure and Control of Movement 8: Skeletal Muscle: Structure and Function 9: Circulatory Adaptations to Exercise 10: Respiration during Exercise 11: Acid-Base Balance during Exercise 12: Temperature Regulation 13: The Physiology of Training: Effect on V02 Max, Performance, Homeostasis, and Strength


Section II: Physiology of Health and Fitness 14: Patterns in Health and Disease: Epidemiology and Physiology 15: Work Tests to Evaluate Cardiorespiratory Fitness 16: Exercise Prescriptions for Health and Fitness 17: Exercise for Special Populations 18: Body Composition and Nutrition for Health


Section III: Physiology of Performance 19: Factors Affecting Performance 20: Work Tests to Evaluate Performance 21: Training for Performance 22: Training for the Female Athlete, Children, and Special Populations 23: Nutrition, Body Composition, and Performance 24: Exercise and the Environment 25: Ergogenic Aids Appendices A: Calculation of Oxygen Uptake and Carbon Dioxide Production B: Estimated Energy Expenditure During Selected Activities C: Physical Activity Prescriptions D: Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) E: Estimated Safe and Adequate Daily Dietary Intakes (ESADDIs) of Selected Minerals F: Median Height and Weight and Recommended Energy Intake G: Percent Fat Estimate for Men: Sum of Triceps, Chest, and Subscapula Skinfolds H: Percent Fat Estimate for Women: Sum of Triceps, Abdomen, and Suprailium Skinfolds Glossary

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