Exercise Physiology with Primal / Edition 5

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This unique feature introduces each chapter with synopses of actual published experiments and studies from respected scholars in the field. Thus, you can see how the principles you are learning relate to the "real world" of clinical physiology, nutrition, and exercise science.

Incl. clinical exercise physiology for cancer rehabilitation/energy for physical activity/etc.

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Editorial Reviews

The first part addresses nutrition, energy, and systems of energy delivery and use. The second part, focusing on applications, covers enhancement of energy capacity; exercise performance and environmental stress; and body composition, energy balance, and the health-related aspects of exercise. Amply illustrated in color, this edition (previous, 1991) includes a new chapter on exercise for cancer, cardiovascular, and pulmonary rehabilitation and a new appendix containing 1995 ACSM Position Stands. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781752701
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 5/28/2004
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 1200
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Exercise Physiology: Roots and Historical Perspectives
1 Carbohydrates, Lipids, and Proteins 5
2 Vitamins, Minerals, and Water 35
3 Optimal Nutrition for Exercise 61
4 Energy Value of Food 83
5 Introduction to Energy Transfer 89
6 Energy Transfer in the Body 101
7 Energy Transfer in Exercise 121
8 Measurement of Human Energy Expenditure 139
9 Human Energy Expenditure during Rest and Physical Activity 151
10 Energy Expenditure during Walking, Jogging, Running, and Swimming 167
11 Individual Differences and Measurement of Energy Capacities 181
12 Pumonary Structure and Function 217
13 Gas Exchange and Transport 235
14 Dynamics of Pulmonary Ventilation 249
15 The Cardiovascular System 267
16 Cardiovascular Regulation and Integration 285
17 Functional Capacity of the Cardiovascular System 297
18 Skeletal Muscle: Structure and Function 315
19 Neural Control of Human Movement 339
20 The Endocrine System and Exercise 357
21 Training for Anaerobic and Aerobic Power 393
22 Muscular Strength: Training Muscles to Become Stronger 417
23 Special Aids to Performance and Conditioning 457
24 Exercise at Medium and High Altitude 483
25 Exercise and Thermal Stress 501
26 Sport Diving 527
27 Body Composition Assessment 541
28 Physique, Performance, and Physical Activity 577
29 Obesity and Weight Control 603
30 Physical Activity, Health, and Aging 635
31 Clinical Exercise Physiology for Cancer, Cardiovascular, and Pulmonary Rehabilitation 671
App. A: The Metric System and Conversion Constants in Exercise Physiology 701
App. B: Nutritive Values for Common Foods, Alcoholic and Nonalcoholic 715
App. C: Metabolic Computations in Open-Circuit Spirometry 763
App. D: Energy Expenditure in Household, Occupational, Recreational, and Sports Activities 769
App. E: Body Composition 783
App. F: Frequently Cited Journals in Exercise Physiology 791
App. G: Useful Tables and Computations in Exercise Physiology 793
App. H: American College of Sports Medicine Position Stands 797
Index 821
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