Exercise Physiology: Energy, Nutrition, and Human Performance / Edition 5

Exercise Physiology: Energy, Nutrition, and Human Performance / Edition 5

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

ISBN-10: 0781725445

ISBN-13: 9780781725446

Pub. Date: 10/01/2001

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This thoroughly revised, updated Fifth Edition textbook provides excellent coverage of exercise physiology concepts integrated with relevant scientific information. A basic foundation to understand nutrition, energy transfer and exercise training, it unites the topics of physical conditioning, sports nutrition, body composition, weight control and more. Chapters

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This thoroughly revised, updated Fifth Edition textbook provides excellent coverage of exercise physiology concepts integrated with relevant scientific information. A basic foundation to understand nutrition, energy transfer and exercise training, it unites the topics of physical conditioning, sports nutrition, body composition, weight control and more. Chapters contain bulleted Objectives and Summaries that promote mastery of the material. A "Focus on Research" section features synopses of published studies, and interviews with nine contemporary scientists inspire students to realize their professional potential. "Integrative Questions" pose open-ended questions for considerable reflection on complex concepts. Many new additions enhance this must-have text.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781725446
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/01/2001
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
1200
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Interview with Dr. Charles Tipton
Introduction: A View of the Past - Exercise Physiology: Roots and Historical Perspectives
Sect. 1Nutrition: The Base for Human Performance
Interview with Dr. David Costill
Ch. 1Carbohydrates, Lipids, and Proteins6
Ch. 2Vitamins, Minerals, and Water47
Ch. 3Optimal Nutrition for Exercise82
Sect. 2Energy for Physical Activity
Interview with Dr. John Holloszy
Ch. 4Energy Value of Food108
Ch. 5Introduction to Energy Transfer115
Ch. 6Energy Transfer in the Body131
Ch. 7Energy Transfer in Exercise157
Ch. 8Measurement of Human Energy Expenditure174
Ch. 9Human Energy Expenditure During Rest and Physical Activity187
Ch. 10Energy Expenditure during Walking, Jogging, Running, and Swimming201
Ch. 11Individual Differences and Measurement of Energy Capacities222
Sect. 3Systems of Energy Delivery and Utilization
Interview with Dr. Loring Rowell
Ch. 12Pulmonary Structure and Function252
Ch. 13Gas Exchange and Transport270
Ch. 14Dynamics of Pulmonary Ventilation285
Ch. 15The Cardiovascular System305
Ch. 16Cardiovascular Regulation and Integration325
Ch. 17Functional Capacity of the Cardiovascular System344
Ch. 18Skeletal Muscle: Structure and Function358
Ch. 19Neural Control of Human Movement383
Ch. 20The Endocrine System: Organization and Acute and Chronic Responses to Exercise408
Sect. 4Enhancement of Energy Capacity
Interview with Dr. Bengt Saltin
Ch. 21Training for Anaerobic and Aerobic Power458
Ch. 22Mascular Strength: Training Muscles to Become Stronger500
Ch. 23Special Aids to Exercise Training and Performance548
Sect. 5Exercise Performance and Environmental Stress
Interview with Dr. Barbara Drinkwater
Ch. 24Exercise at Medium and High Altitude602
Ch. 25Exercise and Thermal Stress623
Ch. 26Sport Diving654
Ch. 27Microgravity: The Last Frontier678
Sect. 6Body Composition, Energy Balance, and Weight Control
Interview with Dr. Claude Bouchard
Ch. 28Body Composition Assessment752
Ch. 29Physique, Performance, and Physical Activity794
Ch. 30Overweight, Obesity, and Weight Control820
Sect. 7Exercise, Successful Aging, and Disease Prevention
Interview with Dr. Steven Blair
Ch. 31Physical Activity, Health, and Aging868
Ch. 32Clinical Exercise Physiology for Cancer, Cardiovascular, and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Interview with Dr. Frank Booth
Ch. 33Molecular Biology - A New Vista for Exercise Physiology967
App. AThe Metric System and Conversion Constants in Exercise Physiology1051
App. BNutritive Values for Common Foods, Alcoholic and Nonalcoholic Beverages, and Specialty and Fast-Food Items1063
App. CEnergy Expenditure in Household, Occupational, Recreational, and Sports Activities1103
App. DMetabolic Computations in Open-Circuit Spirometry1117
App. EHonors and Awards of Interviewees1121

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