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Foundations of Exercise Science

Foundations of Exercise Science - 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0683044980

Cover of Foundations of Exercise Science 01 (ISBN 978-0683044980)
ISBN13: 978-0683044980
ISBN10: 0683044982
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers
Published: 2001
International: No

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Foundations of Exercise Science - 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0683044980

Gary Kamen

ISBN13: 978-0683044980
ISBN10: 0683044982
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers
Published: 2001
International: No
Summary

This entry-level text provides an overview of the human movement sciences, combining basic science principles with applications in exercise science. Features include complete references to other biological science fields such as biochemistry, biomedical engineering and exercise immunology. Chapter objectives and summaries ensure understanding of the information covered, and application boxes illustrate practical applications related to the material. Topics covered include physiology of exercise, sports medicine prevention and rehabilitation of injuries, biomechanics of human motion, the mind and brain in exercise, and more.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Contributors
Overview of the Human in Motion p. 1
Introduction to Exercise Sceince p. 3
Physiology of Exercise p. 13
Exercise Physiology p. 15
Adaptations to Exercise Training p. 35
Nutrition and Exercise Science p. 51
Health Benefits of Exercise and Fitness p. 71
Exercise and the Environment p. 91
Sports Medicine: Prevention and Rehabilitation of Injury p. 113
Fundamentals of Sports Medicine p. 115
Treatment of Sports Medicine Injuries p. 135
Biomechanics of Human Motion p. 153
Introduction to Biomechanics p. 155
Special Topics in Biomechanics p. 177
Exercise, Sport, and Materials Science p. 191
The Mind and Brain in Exercise p. 215
Sports Psychology p. 217
The Neural Control of Movement p. 235
Motor Learning p. 257
Special Issues in Exercise Science p. 275
Developmental Issues in Exercise Science p. 277
Index p. 299
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