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Exercise physiology : theory and application to fitness and performance

Author: Scott K Powers; Edward T Howley
Publisher: New York, NY : McGraw-Hill Education, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Tenth editionView all editions and formats
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Designed for students interested in exercise physiology, clinical exercise physiology, human performance, kinesiology/exercise science, physical therapy, and physical education. This volume provides  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott K Powers; Edward T Howley
ISBN: 9781259870453 1259870456
OCLC Number: 962750140
Description: xx, 594 pages, 38 variously numbered pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction to exercise physiology --
Common measurements in exercise physiology --
Control of the internal environment --
Bioenergetics --
Exercise metabolism --
Cell signaling and the hormonal responses to exercise --
Exercise and the immune system --
The nervous system : structure and control of movement --
Skeletal muscle : structure and function --
Circulatory responses to exercise --
Respiration during exercise --
Acid-base balance during exercise --
Temperature regulation --
The physiology of training : effect on VO2 max, performance, and strength --
Preventing chronic disease: physical activity and healthy eating --
Exercise tests to evaluate cardiorespiratory fitness --
Exercise prescriptions for health and fitness --
Exercise for special populations --
Nutrition and body composition for health --
Factors affecting performance --
Laboratory assessment of human performance --
Training for performance --
Training for the female athlete, children, special populations, and the masters athlete --
Nutrition, body composition, and performance --
Exercise and the environment --
Ergogenic aids.
Responsibility: Scott K. Powers, Edward T. Howley.

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