Exercise Physiology: Energy, Nutrition, and Human Performance / Edition 6

Exercise Physiology: Energy, Nutrition, and Human Performance / Edition 6

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

This textbook integrates basic concepts and relevant scientific information to provide a foundation for understanding nutrition, energy transfer, and exercise training. The new Sixth Edition continues to provide excellent coverage of exercise physiology, uniting the topics of human performance, nutrition, energy expenditure and capacity, molecular biology, and more

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Overview

This textbook integrates basic concepts and relevant scientific information to provide a foundation for understanding nutrition, energy transfer, and exercise training. The new Sixth Edition continues to provide excellent coverage of exercise physiology, uniting the topics of human performance, nutrition, energy expenditure and capacity, molecular biology, and more. Every chapter has been fully revised and updated to reflect the latest information. The updated full-color art program adds visual appeal and improves understanding of key topics.

LiveAdvise online faculty support and student tutoring services are available free with the text. A bound-in CD-ROM contains questions to help students prepare for exams. A Connection Website provides additional faculty and student resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781749909
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
04/01/2006
Series:
Exercise Physiology ( MC Ardle) Series
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
1184
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: A View of the Past

Exercise Physiology: Roots and Historical Perspectives

NUTRITION: THE BASE FOR HUMAN PERFORMANCE

Carbohydrates, Lipids, and Proteins
Vitamins, Minerals, and Water
Optimal Nutrition for Exercise

ENERGY FOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Energy Value of Food
Introduction to Energy Transfer
Energy Transfer in the Body
Energy Transfer in Exercise
Measurement of Human Energy Expenditure
Human Energy Expenditure During Rest and Physical Activity
Energy Expenditure During Walking, Jogging, Running, and Swimming
Individual Differences and Measurement of Energy Capacities

SYSTEMS OF ENERGY DELIVERY AND UTILIZATION

Pulmonary Structure and Function
Gas Exchange and Transport
Dynamics of Pulmonary Ventilation
The Cardiovascular System
Cardiovascular Regulation and Integration
Functional Capacity of the Cardiovascular System
Skeletal Muscle: Structure and Function
Neural Control of Human Movement
The Endocrine System

ENHANCEMENT OF ENERGY CAPACITY

Training for Anaerobic and Aerobic Power
Muscular Strength: Training Muscles to Become Stronger
Special Aids to Exercise Performance and Conditioning

EXERCISE PERFORMANCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS

Exercise at Medium and High Altitude
Exercise and Thermal Stress
Sport Diving
Microgravity: The Last Frontier

BODY COMPOSITION, ENERGY BALANCE, AND WEIGHT CONTROL

Body Composition Assessment
Physique, Performance, and Physical Activity
Obesity and Weight Control

EXERCISE, SUCCESSFUL AGING, AND DISEASE PREVENTION

Physical Activity, Health, and Aging
Clinical Exercise Physiology for Cancer, Cardiovascular, and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

ON THE HORIZON

Molecular Biology: A New Vista for Exercise Physiology

Appendix A: The Metric System and Conversion Constants in Exercise Physiology

Appendix B: Nutritive Values for Common Foods, Alcoholic and Nonalcoholic Beverages, and Specialty and Fast-Food Items

Appendix C: Energy Expenditure in Household, Occupational, Recreational, and Sports Activities

Appendix D: Metabolic Computations in Open-Circuit Spirometry

Appendix E: Honors and Awards of Interviewees

More Appendices are on the connection Website, connection.lww.com/go/MKK6e

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