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Exercise physiology for health, fitness, and performance

Author: Sharon A Plowman; Denise L Smith
Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This textbook integrates basic exercise physiology with research studies to stimulate learning, allowing readers to apply principles in the widest variety of exercise and sport science careers. It combines basic exercise physiology with special applications and contains flexible organisation of independent units.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon A Plowman; Denise L Smith
ISBN: 9780781784061 0781784069 9780781792073 078179207X
OCLC Number: 136316601
Description: xix, 636 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: The warm-up --
Neuroendocrine control of exercise --
Energy production --
Anaerobic metabolism during exercise --
Aerobic metabolism during exercise --
Metabolic training principles and adaptations --
Nutrition for fitness and athletics --
Body composition: determination and importance --
Body composition and weight control --
Respiration --
Respiratory exercise response, training adaptations and special considerations --
The cardiovascular system --
Cardiovascular responses to exercise --
Cardiorespiratory training principles and adaptations --
Thermoregulation --
Cardiovascular disease risk factors and physical activity --
The immune system, exercise, training, and illness --
Skeletal system --
Skeletal muscle system --
Muscular contraction and movement --
Muscular training principles and adaptaions --
Neuromuscular aspects of movement.
Responsibility: Sharon A. Plowman, Denise L. Smith.
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