Exercise Physiology for Health, Fitness, and Performance / Edition 2

Exercise Physiology for Health, Fitness, and Performance / Edition 2

by Sharon A. Plowman, Denise L. Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805353496

ISBN-13: 9780805353495

Pub. Date: 04/28/2002

Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company

Exercise Physiology for Health, Fitness and Performance unifies basic scientific facts with applied concepts that stimulate active learning and allow for flexibility in teaching. Each unit follows a consistent and integrated sequence of presentation: basic anatomy and physiology review (including neurohormonal regulation), exercise response, training principles…  See more details below

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Exercise Physiology for Health, Fitness and Performance unifies basic scientific facts with applied concepts that stimulate active learning and allow for flexibility in teaching. Each unit follows a consistent and integrated sequence of presentation: basic anatomy and physiology review (including neurohormonal regulation), exercise response, training principles and applications, and special applications. For instructors and students, or anyone interested in exercise physiology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805353495
Publisher:
Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Pages:
636

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTORY UNIT.

1. The Warm Up.
2. Neuroendocrine Control of Exercise.

METABOLIC SYSTEM UNIT.

3. Energy Production.
4. Anaerobic Metabolism During Exercise.
5. Aerobic Metabolism During Exercise.
6. Metabolic Training Principles and Adaptations.
7. Nutrition for Fitness and Athletics.
8. Body Composition.
9. Body Composition and Weight Control.

CARDIOVASCULAR-RESPIRATORY SYSTEM UNIT.

10. Respiration.
11. Respiratory Exercise Response, Training Adaptations, and Special Considerations.
12. The Cardiovascular System.
13. Cardiovascular Responses to Exercise.
14. Cardiorespiratory Training Principles and Adaptations.
15. Thermoregulation.
16. Cardiorespiratory System in Health and Disease.
17. The Immune System in Health and Disease.

NEUROMUSCULAR-SKELETAL SYSTEM UNIT.

18. Skeletal System.
19. Skeletal Muscle System.
20. Muscular Contraction and Movement.
21. Muscular Training Principles.
22. Neural Aspects of Movement.
Appendix A. Units of Measure, the Metric System, and Conversions Between the English and Metric Systems of Measurement.
Appendix B. Metabolic Calculations.
Appendix C. Physical Activity and Health: A Report of the Surgeon General ExecutiveSummary.
Appendix D. A Question of Understanding Answers.

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