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Exercise physiology : theory and application to fitness and performance

Author: Scott K Powers; Edward T Howley
Publisher: New York ; London : McGraw-Hill, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats

Provides a foundation in theory illuminated by application and performance models to increase understanding and to help students apply what they've learned in the classroom and beyond. This title is  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott K Powers; Edward T Howley
ISBN: 007121836X 9780071218368
OCLC Number: 1064831846
Notes: Previous edition: 2001.
Includes Internet access card.
Description: 1 volume
Contents: Section I Physiology of Exercise1 Physiology of Exercise in the United States: Its Past, Its Future2 Control of the Internal Environment3 Bioenergetics4 Exercise Metabolism5 Hormonal Responses to Exercise6 Measurement of Work, Power, and Energy Expenditure7 The Nervous System: Structure and Control of Movement8 Skeletal Muscle: Structure and Function9 Circulatory Adaptations to Exercise10 Respiration during Exercise11 Acid-Base Balance during Exercise12 Temperature Regulation13 The Physiology of Training: Effect on V02 Max, Performance, Homeostasis, and StrengthSection II Physiology of Health and Fitness14 Patterns in Health and Disease: Epidemiology and Physiology15 Work Tests to Evaluate Cardiorespiratory Fitness16 Exercise Prescriptions for Health and Fitness17 Exercise for Special Populations18 Body Composition and Nutrition for HealthSection III Physiology of Performance19 Factors Affecting Performance20 Work Tests to Evaluate Performance21 Training for Performance22 Training for the Female Athlete, Children, and Special Populations23 Nutrition, Body Composition, and Performance24 Exercise and the Environment25 Ergogenic AidsAppendicesA Calculation of Oxygen Uptake and Carbon Dioxide ProductionB Estimated Energy Expenditure During Selected ActivitiesC Physical Activity PrescriptionsD Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs)E Estimated Safe and Adequate Daily Dietary Intakes (ESADDIs) of Selected MineralsF Median Height and Weight and Recommended Energy IntakeG Percent Fat Estimate for Men: Sum of Triceps, Chest, and Subscapula SkinfoldsH Percent Fat Estimate for Women: Sum of Triceps, Abdomen, and Suprailium SkinfoldsGlossary
Responsibility: Scott Powers, Edward Howley.


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