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Exercise physiology : energy, nutrition, and human performance

Author: William D McArdle; Frank I Katch; Victor L Katch
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : CD for computer   Computer File : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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This textbook integrates basic concepts and relevant scientific information to provide a foundation for understanding nutrition, energy transfer, and exercise training. This new edition covers exercise physiology, uniting the topics of human performance, nutrition, energy expenditure and capacity, molecular biology, and more. Every chapter has been fully revised and updated to reflect the latest information.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: CD-ROMs
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William D McArdle; Frank I Katch; Victor L Katch
ISBN: 0781749905 0781772206 9780781749909 9780781772204
OCLC Number: 62078267
Notes: Booklet contains Internet access information.
Description: lxxi, 1068, I-41 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) + 1 booklet.
Contents: Introduction : A view of the past: exercise physiology --
roots and historical perspectives --
Interview with Dr. Charles Tipton --
Part 1. Exercise physiology --
Section 1. Nutrition : the base for human performance --
Interview with Dr. David L. Costill --
Chapter 1. Carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins --
Chapter 2. Vitamins, minerals, and water --
Chapter 3. Optimal nutrition for exercise --
Section 2. Energy for physical activity --
Interview with Dr. John O. Holloszy --
Chapter 4. Energy value of food --
Chapter 5. Introduction to energy transfer --
Chapter 6. Energy transfer in the body --
Chapter 7. Energy transfer in exercise --
Chapter 8. Measurement of human energy expenditure --
Chapter 9. Human energy expenditure during rest and physical activity --
Chapter 10. Energy expenditure during walking, jogging, running and swimming --
Chapter 11. Individual differences and measurement of energy capacities --
Section 3. Systems of energy delivery and utilization --
Interview with Dr. Loring B. Rowell --
Chapter 12. Pulmonary structure and function --
Chapter 13. Gas exchange and transport --
Chapter 14. Dynamics of pulmonary ventilation --
Chapter 15. The cardiovascular system --
Chapter 16. Cardiovascular regulation and integration --
Chapter 17. Functional capacity of the cardiovascular system --
Chapter 18. Skeletal muscle : structure and function --
Chapter 19. Neural control of human movement --
Chapter 20. The endocrine system : organization and acute and chronic responses to exercise --
Part 2. Applied exercise physiology --
Section 4. Enhancement of energy capacity Interview with Dr. Bengt Saltin --
Chapter 21. Training for anaerobic and aerobic power --
Chapter 22. Muscular strength : training muscles to become stronger --
Chapter 23. Special aids to exercise training and performance --
Section 5. Exercise performance and environmental stress --
Interview with Dr. Barbara Drinkwater --
Chapter 24. Exercise at medium and high altitude --
Chapter 25. Exercise and thermal stress --
Chapter 26. Sport diving --
Chapter 27. Microgravity : the last frontier --
Section 6. Body composition, energy balance, and weight control --
Interview with Dr. Claude Bouchard --
Chapter 28. Body composition assessment --
Chapter 29. Physique, performance, and physical activity --
Chapter 30. Overweight, obesity, and weight control --
Section 7. Exercise, successful aging, and disease prevention --
Interview with Dr. Steven N. Blair --
Chapter 31. Physical activity, health, and aging --
Chapter 32. Clinical exercise physiology for cancer, cardiovascular, and pulmonary rehabilitation --
On the horizon --
Interview with Dr. Frank Booth --
Molecular biology --
a new vista for exercise physiology --
Index.
Responsibility: William D. McArdle, Frank I. Katch, Victor L. Katch.
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