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Physiology of Sport and Exercise

Physiology of Sport and Exercise - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0736094092

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ISBN13: 978-0736094092
ISBN10: 0736094091
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 12
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Published: 2012
International: No

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Physiology of Sport and Exercise - 5TH 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0736094092

Jack Wilmore

ISBN13: 978-0736094092
ISBN10: 0736094091
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 12
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

The leading textbook for undergraduate exercise physiology courses, Physiology of Sport and Exercise, Fifth Edition With Web Study Guide, has been fully updated in both content and design. The authors, all distinguished researchers and past presidents of the American College of Sports Medicine, combine their expertise to deliver superior technical content while maintaining the accessible, reader-friendly format that has made this textbook a favorite of instructors.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part I. Exercising Muscle

Chapter 1. Structure and Function of Exercising Muscle

Functional Anatomy of Skeletal Muscle

Skeletal Muscle and Exercise

Chapter 2. Fuel for Exercise: Bioenergetics and Muscle Metabolism

Energy Substrates

Controlling the Rate of Energy Production

Storing Energy: High-Energy Phosphates

The Basic Energy Systems

Interaction Among the Energy Systems

The Oxidative Capacity of Muscle

Chapter 3. Neural Control of Exercising Muscle

Structure and Function of the Nervous System

Central Nervous System

Peripheral Nervous System

Sensory-Motor Integration

Chapter 4. Hormonal Control During Exercise

The Endocrine System

Hormones

Endocrine Glands and Their Hormones: An Overview

Hormonal Regulation of Metabolism During Exercise

Hormonal Regulation of Fluid and Electrolytes During Exercise

Chapter 5. Energy Expenditure and Fatigue

Measuring Energy Expenditure

Energy Expenditure at Rest and During Exercise

Fatigue and Its Causes

Part II. Cardiovascular and Respiratory Function

Chapter 6. The Cardiovascular System and Its Control

Heart

Vascular System

Blood

Chapter 7. The Respiratory System and Its Regulation

Pulmonary Ventilation

Pulmonary Volumes

Pulmonary Diffusion

Transport of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide in the Blood

Gas Exchange at the Muscles

Regulation of Pulmonary Ventilation

Chapter 8. Cardiorespiratory Responses to Acute Exercise

Cardiovascular Responses to Acute Exercise

Respiratory Responses to Acute Exercise

Part III. Exercise Training

Chapter 9. Principles of Exercise Training

Terminology

General Principles of Training

Resistance Training Programs

Anaerobic and Aerobic Power Training Programs

Chapter 10. Adaptations to Resistance Training

Resistance Training and Gains in Muscular Fitness

Mechanisms of Gains in Muscle Strength

Muscle Soreness and Cramps

Resistance Training for Special Populations

Chapter 11. Adaptations to Aerobic and Anaerobic Training

Adaptations to Aerobic Training

Adaptations to Anaerobic Training

Specificity of Training and Cross-Training

Part IV. Environmental Influences on Performance

Chapter 12. Exercise in Hot and Cold Environments

Body Temperature Regulation

Physiological Responses to Exercise in the Heat

Health Risks During Exercise in the Heat

Acclimation to Exercise in the Heat

Exercise in the Cold

Physiological Responses to Exercise in the Cold

Health Risks During Exercise in the Cold

Chapter 13. Exercise at Altitude

Environmental Conditions at Altitude

Physiological Responses to Acute Altitude Exposure

Exercise and Sport Performance at Altitude

Acclimation: Chronic Exposure to Altitude

Altitude: Optimizing Training and Performance

Health Risks of Acute Exposure to Altitude

Part V. Optimizing Performance in Sport

Chapter 14. Training for Sport

Optimizing Training: A Model

Overtraining

Tapering for Peak Performance

Detraining

Chapter 15. Body Composition and Nutrition for Sport

Body Composition in Sport

Nutrition and Sport

Chapter 16. Ergogenic Aids and Sport

Researching Ergogenic Aids

Pharmacological Agents

Hormonal Agents

Physiological Agents

Nutritional Agents

Part VI. Age and Sex Considerations in Sport and Exercise

Chapter 17. Children and Adolescents in Sport and Exercise

Growth, Development, and Maturation

Physiological Responses to Acute Exercise

Physiological Adaptations to Exercise Training

Motor Ability and Sport Performance

Special Issues

Chapter 18. Aging in Sport and Exercise

Height, Weight, and Body Composition

Physiological Responses to Acute Exercise

Physiological Adaptations to Exercise Training

Sport Performance

Special Issues

Chapter 19. Sex Differences in Sport and Exercise

Body Size and Composition

Physiological Responses to Acute Exercise

Physiological Adaptations to Exercise Training

Sport Performance

Special Issues

Part VII. Physical Activity for Health and Fitness

Chapter 20. Prescription of Exercise for Health and Fitness

Health Benefits of Exercise: The Great Awakening

Medical Clearance

Exercise Prescription

Monitoring Exercise Intensity

Exercise Program

Exercise and Rehabilitation of People With Diseases

Chapter 21. Cardiovascular Disease and Physical Activity

Forms of Cardiovascular Disease

Understanding the Disease Process

Determining Individual Risk

Reducing Risk Through Physical Activity

Risk of Heart Attack and Death During Exercise

Exercise Training and Rehabilitating Patients With Heart Disease

Chapter 22. Obesity, Diabetes, and Physical Activity

Obesity

Diabetes

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