Essentials of Exercise Physiology / Edition 1

Essentials of Exercise Physiology / Edition 1

by William D. McArdle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0812117247

ISBN-13: 9780812117240

Pub. Date: 04/28/1994

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Fully revised and updated, this Third Edition provides excellent coverage of the fundamentals of exercise physiology, integrating scientific and clinical information on nutrition, energy transfer, and exercise training. The book is lavishly illustrated with full-color graphics and photos and includes real-life cases, laboratory-type activities, and practical…  See more details below

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Fully revised and updated, this Third Edition provides excellent coverage of the fundamentals of exercise physiology, integrating scientific and clinical information on nutrition, energy transfer, and exercise training. The book is lavishly illustrated with full-color graphics and photos and includes real-life cases, laboratory-type activities, and practical problem-solving questions. This edition has an Integrated Workbook in the margins that reinforces concepts, presents activities to test knowledge, and aids students in taking notes. An accompanying CD-ROM contains multiple-choice and true/false questions to help students prepare for exams. LiveAdvise online faculty support and student tutoring services are available free with the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812117240
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
04/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
563
Product dimensions:
8.33(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.95(d)

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Table of Contents

1Biology and Chemistry Basics for Exercise Physiology2
2Energy Transfer in the Body32
3Energy Transfer During Exercise58
4Energy Expenditure at Rest and During Physical Activity78
5Energy Generating Capacities of Humans114
6The Macro- and Micronutrients and Water140
7Food Energy and Sports Nutrition178
8The Pulmonary System and Exercise200
9The Cardiovascular System and Exercise236
10The Neuromuscular System and Exercise278
11Hormones, Exercise, and Training314
12Training the Anaerobic and Aerobic Energy Systems342
13Training Muscles to Become Stronger370
14Ergogenic Aids400
15Environmental Factors and Exercise420
16The Composition of the Human Body450
17Obesity, Exercise, and Weight Control478
18Exercise, Aging, and Cardiovascular Health504
App. 1 The Metric System and Conversion Constants in Exercise Physiology536
App. 2 Metabolic Computations in Open-Circuit Spirometry539
App. 3 Selected Examples for Energy Expenditure in Household, Recreational, and Sports Activities (in kcal/min)544
App. 4 Evaluation of Body Composition546
App. 5 Frequently Cited Journals in Exercise Physiology552
Acknowledgements/Photo Credits553
Index554

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