Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance / Edition 8

Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance / Edition 8

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by Scott Powers, Edward Howley
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0078022533

ISBN-13: 9780078022531

Pub. Date: 11/22/2011

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

The ninth edition of Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance is intended for students interested in exercise physiology, clinical exercise physiology, human performance, kinesiology/exercise science, physical therapy, and physical education. The book contains numerous clinical applications, including exercise tests to evaluate

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The ninth edition of Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance is intended for students interested in exercise physiology, clinical exercise physiology, human performance, kinesiology/exercise science, physical therapy, and physical education. The book contains numerous clinical applications, including exercise tests to evaluate cardiorespiratory fitness and information on exercise training for improvements in health-related physical fitness and sports performance. This comprehensive tool is intended for a one-semester, upper-level undergraduate or beginning graduate exercise physiology course.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078022531
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
11/22/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Powers/ Exercise Physiology Brief Table of Contents


SECTION 1: Physiology of Exercise


Introduction to Exercise Physiology


1 Common Measurements in Exercise Physiology


2 Control of the Internal Environment


3 Bioenergetics


4 Exercise Metabolism


5 Cell Signaling and the Hormonal Responses to Exercise


6 Exercise and the Immune System


7 The Nervous System: Structure and Control of Movement


8 Skeletal Muscle: Structure and Function


9 Circulatory Responses to Exercise


10 Respiration During Exercise


11 Acid-Base Balance During Exercise


12 Temperature Regulation


13 The Physiology of Training: Effect on VO2 Max, Performance, and Strength

SECTION 2: Physiology of Health and Fitness


14 Risk Factors and Inflammation: Links to Chronic Disease


15 Work Tests to Evaluate Cardiorespiratory Fitness


16 Exercise Prescriptions for Health and Fitness


17 Exercise for Special Populations


18 Body Composition and Nutrition for Health

SECTION 3: Physiology of Performance


19 Factors Affecting Performance


20 Laboratory Assessment of Human Performance


21 Training for Performance


22 Training for the Female Athlete, Children, Special Populations, and the Masters Athlete


23 Nutrition, Body Composition, and Performance


24 Exercise and the Environment


25 Ergogenic Aids

Appendices can be accessed at www.mhhe.com/powers9e:


Appendix A: Calculation of Oxygen Uptake and Carbon Dioxide Production


Appendix B: Dietary Reference Intakes: Estimated Energy Requirements


Appendix C: Dietary Reference Intakes: Vitamins


Appendix D: Dietary Reference Intakes: Minerals and Elements


Appendix E: Dietary Reference Intakes: Macronutrients


Appendix F: Percent of Fat Estimate for Men: Sum of Triceps, Chest, and Subscapula Skinfolds


Appendix G: Percent Fat Estimate for Women: Sum of Triceps, Abdomen, and Suprailium Skinfolds

Glossary G-1


Credits C-1


Index I-1

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