Exercise Physiology: Nutrition, Energy, and Human Performance / Edition 7

Exercise Physiology: Nutrition, Energy, and Human Performance / Edition 7

by William D. McArdle, Frank L. Katch, Victor L. Katch
     
 

ISBN-10: 1608318591

ISBN-13: 9781608318599

Pub. Date: 11/28/2009

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins


Setting the standard for more than 30 years, Exercise Physiology has helped more than 350,000 students build a solid foundation in the scientific principles underlying modern exercise physiology. This Eighth Edition is updated with the latest research in the field to give you easy-to-understand, up-to-date coverage of how nutrition, energy transfer, and

Overview


Setting the standard for more than 30 years, Exercise Physiology has helped more than 350,000 students build a solid foundation in the scientific principles underlying modern exercise physiology. This Eighth Edition is updated with the latest research in the field to give you easy-to-understand, up-to-date coverage of how nutrition, energy transfer, and exercise training affect human performance. 

  • Get quick access to the resources available to help you master each section of the text with “Ancillaries at a Glance.”
  • Maximize your study time with the book’s vibrant, “magazine style” design that makes the content more engaging and accessible and key information easier to find.
  • Reinforce your understanding with Chapter Objectives, Integrative Questions that pose open-ended questions for reflection on complex concepts, and FYI sections that offer “good to know” information.
  • Gain an understanding of how researchers contribute to our knowledge of exercise physiology through engaging section-opening interviews with key figures in the field.
  • Learn how theoretical concepts relate to practical skills through “In a Practical Sense” features.
  • Access the most relevant current information in the field through figures and tables that clarify important concepts and information.
  • Gain an understanding of the past, present, and future of the profession through coverage of important milestones and future directions in the field.
Visit the free companion website for anywhere, anytime access to over 30 animations of key exercise physiology concepts, the book’s complete list of references, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608318599
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/28/2009
Edition description:
Seventh, International Edition
Pages:
1104

Table of Contents

Introduction: A View of the Past: Exercise Physiology—Roots and Historical Perspectives

Interview with Dr. Charles Tipton

PART ONE: EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

Section 1: Nutrition: The Base for Human Performance

Interview with Dr. David L. Costill

Chapter 1: Carbohydrates, Lipids, and Proteins

Chapter 2: Vitamins, Minerals, and Water

Chapter 3: Optimal Nutrition for Exercise

Section 2: Energy for Physical Activity

Interview with Dr. John O. Holloszy

Chapter 4: Energy Value of Food

Chapter 5: Introduction to Energy Transfer

Chapter 6: Energy Transfer in the Body

Chapter 7: Energy Transfer in Exercise

Chapter 8: Measurement of Human Energy Expenditure

Chapter 9: Human Energy Expenditure During Rest and Physical Activity

Chapter 10: Energy Expenditure During Walking, Jogging, Running, and Swimming

Chapter 11: Individual Differences and Measurement of Energy Capacities

Section 3: Aerobic Systems of Energy Delivery and Utilization

Interview with Dr. Loring B. Rowell

Chapter 12: Pulmonary Structure and Function

Chapter 13: Gas Exchange and Transport

Chapter 14: Dynamics of Pulmonary Ventilation

Chapter 15: The Cardiovascular System

Chapter 16: Cardiovascular Regulation and Integration

Chapter 17: Functional Capacity of the Cardiovascular System

Chapter 18: Skeletal Muscle: Structure and Function

Chapter 19: Neural Control of Human Movement

Chapter 20: The Endocrine System: Organization and Acute and Chronic Responses to Exercise

PART TWO: APPLIED EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

Section 4: Enhancement of Energy Capacity

Interview with Dr. Bengt Saltin

Chapter 21: Training for Anaerobic and Aerobic Power

Chapter 22: Muscular Strength: Training Muscles to Become Stronger

Chapter 23: Special Aids to Exercise Training and Performance

Section 5: Exercise Performance and Environmental Stress

Interview with Dr. Barbara Drinkwater

Chapter 24: Exercise at Medium and High Altitude

Chapter 25: Exercise and Thermal Stress

Chapter 26: Sport Diving

Chapter 27: Microgravity: The Last Frontier

Section 6: Body Composition, Energy Balance, and Weight Control

Interview with Dr. Claude Bouchard

Chapter 28: Body Composition Assessment

Chapter 29: Physique, Performance, and Physical Activity

Chapter 30: Overweight, Obesity, and Weight Control

Section 7: Exercise, Successful Aging, and Disease Prevention

Interview with Dr. Steven N. Blair

Chapter 31: Physical Activity, Health, and Aging

Chapter 32: Clinical Exercise Physiology for Cancer, Cardiovascular, and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

On the Horizon

Interview with Dr. Frank Booth

Molecular Biology: A New Vista for Exercise Physiology

Index

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