Exercise Physiology: Basis of Human Movement in Health and Disease: Revised Reprint / Edition 1

Exercise Physiology: Basis of Human Movement in Health and Disease: Revised Reprint / Edition 1

by Wayne C. Miller, Jane M. Eason
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0781777305

ISBN-13: 9780781777308

Pub. Date: 12/01/2006

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Bridging the gap between exercise physiology principles and clinical practice, this text provides comprehensive coverage of both traditional basic science and clinical exercise physiology principles. The book presents clinical applications and examples that connect theory to practice. More than 500 full-color illustrations and numerous graphs and tables complement

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Bridging the gap between exercise physiology principles and clinical practice, this text provides comprehensive coverage of both traditional basic science and clinical exercise physiology principles. The book presents clinical applications and examples that connect theory to practice. More than 500 full-color illustrations and numerous graphs and tables complement the text. Reader-friendly features including Perspective Boxes, Research Highlights, Biography Boxes, and Case Studies engage readers and reinforce key concepts.

A bonus three-dimensional interactive anatomy CD-ROM from Primal Pictures and a Student Resource CD-ROM accompany the book. LiveAdvise online faculty support and student tutoring services are available free with the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781777308
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/01/2006
Edition description:
Student Resource CD's Included
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.88(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Exercise Physiology

Part 1. Energy: The Basis of Human Movement

Section 1: Exercise Bioenergetics: Energy Developed
Chapter 2: Nutrients for Physical Activity
Chapter 3: Energy Sources and Production
Chapter 4: Metabolic Transitions During Exercise
Chapter 5: Ergometry and Calorimetry: The Measurement of Work and Energy

Section 2: Heart and Lungs: Energy Delivered
Chapter 6: Respiratory Exercise Physiology
Chapter 7: Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology
Chapter 8: Homothermal Control: Temperature Regulation During Exercise

Section 3: Muscles: Energy Used
Chapter 9: Neuroanatomy and Neuromuscular Control of Movement
Chapter 10: Skeletal Muscle Architecture and Contraction
Chapter 11: Muscle Mechanics During Activity

Part 2. Applied Exercise Physiology

Section 4: Physiology of Health, Fitness, and Performance
Chapter 12: Nutrition and Exercise Performance
Chapter 13: Body Composition for Health and Performance
Chapter 14: Performance Training

Section 5: Exercise Performance for Specific Populations
Chapter 15: Pediatric Exercise Physiology
Chapter 16: Geriatric Exercise Physiology
Chapter 17: Female-Specific Issues

Part 3. Exercise Physiology for Clinical Populations

Section 6: Clinical Foundations
Chapter 18: Introduction to Pharmacology and Disease Processes
Chapter 19: Disablement and Therapeutic Exercise
Chapter 20: Clinical Exercise testing

Section 7: Exercise Rehabilitation and Specific Disorders
Chapter 21: Exercise for Cardiopulmonary Disorders
Chapter 22: Exercise for Obesity and Weight Control
Chapter 23: Exercise for Oncological and Neuromusculoskeletal Diseases

Appendices

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