Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance (8th Revised edition)

Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance (8th Revised edition)

By: Edward T. Howley (author), Scott K. Powers (author)Paperback

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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.

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March, 2001 Elected President of ACSM


SECTION 1: Physiology of Exercise Chapter 0: Introduction to Exercise Physiology Chapter 1: Measurement of Work, Power, and Energy Expenditure Chapter 2: Control of the Internal Environment Chapter 3: Bioenergetics Chapter 4: Exercise Metabolism Chapter 5: Cell Signaling and the Hormonal Responses to Exercise Chapter 6: Exercise and the Immune System Chapter 7: The Nervous System: Structure and Control of Movement Chapter 8: Skeletal Muscle: Structure and Function Chapter 9: Circulatory Responses to Exercise Chapter 10: Respiration During Exercise Chapter 11: Acid-Base Balance During Exercise Chapter 12: Temperature Regulation Chapter 13: The Physiology of Training: Effect on VO2 Max, Performance, Homeostasis, and Strength SECTION 2: Physiology of Health and Fitness Chapter 14: Risk Factors and Inflammation: Links to Chronic Disease Chapter 15: Work Tests to Evaluate Cardiorespiratory Fitness Chapter 16: Exercise Prescriptions for Health and Fitness Chapter 17: Exercise for Special Populations Chapter 18: Body Composition and Nutrition for Health SECTION 3: Physiology of Performance Chapter 19: Factors Affecting Performance Chapter 20: Laboratory Assessment of Human Performance Chapter 21: Training for Performance Chapter 22: Training for the Female Athlete, Children, Special Populations, and the Masters Athlete Chapter 23: Nutrition, Body Composition, and Performance Chapter 24: Exercise and the Environment Chapter 25: Ergogenic Aids Appendixes

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780071316262
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 640
  • ID: 9780071316262
  • weight: 1249
  • ISBN10: 0071316264
  • edition: 8th Revised edition

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