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Written at a graduate level, the Second Edition of ACSM's Advanced Exercise Physiology enables experienced students to develop an in-depth understanding of exercise physiology along with its related topics and applications. Both the immediate and long-term effects of exercise on individual body systems are described in detail, and the text emphasizes how each body system's physiological response to exercise is interdependent. Moreover, it examines how these physiological responses are affected by heat, cold, hypoxia, microgravity, rest, and hyperbaria.
This Second Edition features a team of international authors and editors whose expertise spans general physiology, exercise physiology, and research. Together, they have substantially revised, updated, and reorganized the text to incorporate feedback from both instructors and students.
Chapter 1 Historical Perspective Chapter 2 The Nervous System and Movement Chapter 3 The Skeletal-Articular SystemChapter 4 The Muscular System: Structural and Functional PlasticityChapter 5 The Muscular System: The Control of Muscle MassChapter 6 The Muscular System: Fatigue ProcessChapter 7 The Autonomic Nervous SystemChapter 8 The Respiratory SystemChapter 9 The Cardiovasular System: Design and ControlChapter 10 The Cardiovascular System: Cardiac FunctionChapter 11 Organization and Control of Circulation to Skeletal MuscleChapter 12 The Gastrointestinal SystemChapter 13 The Metabolic Systems: Control of ATP Synthesis in Skeletal MuscleChapter 14 The Metabolic Systems: Carbohydrate MetabolismChapter 15 The Metabolic Systems: Lipid MetabolismChapter 16 Interaction of Lipid and Carbohydrate MetabolismChapter 17 The Metabolic Systems: Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism in MuscleChapter 18 Mitochondrial Biogenesis Induced by Endurance TrainingChapter 19 The Endocrine System: Integrated Influences on Metabolism, Growth, and ReproductionChapter 20 Exercise and the Immune SystemChapter 21 The Body Fluid and Hemopoietic SystemsChapter 22 The Renal SystemChapter 23 Physiological Systems and Their Responses to Conditions of Heat and ColdChapter 24 Physiological Systems and Their Responses to Conditions of HypoxiaChapter 25 Physiological Systems and Their Responses to Conditions of HyperbariaChapter 26 Physiological Systems and Their Responses to Condition of Microgravity and Bed RestChapter 27 Exercise Genomics and Proteomics