Advanced Exercise Endocrinology

Advanced Exercise Endocrinology

By: Katarina T. Borer (author)Hardback

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This is a new addition to bestselling range. "Advanced Exercise Endocrinology" presents a comprehensive examination of the relationship between physical activity and hormone function. It offers the most up-to-date information on the rapidly developing field of exercise endocrinology. The book explains how the human body responds to exercise in order to support the increased energy demand. Readers will explore topics including body fluid balance during exercise and at rest, endocrine and autonomic control of cardio respiratory function, hormonal control of energy expenditure and the role of reproductive hormones in exercise. It is intended to help students and professionals from many health fields better understand how interactions between physical activity and hormone action work to maintain health, improve exercise performance and prevent metabolic disabilities. This is the fourth volume in the Human Kinetics' "Advanced Exercise Physiology" series which provides books for advanced undergraduate and graduate students as well as professionals in exercise science and kinesiology.

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About Author

Katarina T. Borer, is a professor in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Michigan, where she has spent over 35 years teaching and researching the hormonal control of metabolism, particularily in response to exercise. She has spent 40 years researching endocrine mechanisms operating in acceleration of growth by exercise and regulation of energy balance.


Chapter 1. Unique Properties of Endocrine and Autonomic Messengers; Chapter 2. Activation of Non-Hormonal Signaling During Exercise; Chapter 3. Autonomic and Hormonal Control of the Cardiorespiratory System; Chapter 4. Body Fluid Balance; Chapter 5. Hormones and the Fuel Use in Exercise; Chapter 6. Hormonal Control of Energy Expenditure and Intake; Chapter 7. Exercise and Reproductive Hormones; Chapter 8. Hormonal Mediation in Training Adaptations; Chapter 9. Exercise and Endocrine Rhythms; Chapter 10. Measuring Hormones.

Product Details

  • publication date: 22/04/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780736075169
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780736075169
  • weight: 735
  • ISBN10: 073607516X

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