Foundations of Exercise Science / Edition 1

Foundations of Exercise Science / Edition 1

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by Gary Kamen, Kamen
     
 

This entry-level text provides an overview of the human movement sciences, combining basic science principles with applications in exercise science. Features include complete references to other biological science fields such as biochemistry, biomedical engineering and exercise immunology. Chapter objectives and summaries ensure understanding of the information

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This entry-level text provides an overview of the human movement sciences, combining basic science principles with applications in exercise science. Features include complete references to other biological science fields such as biochemistry, biomedical engineering and exercise immunology. Chapter objectives and summaries ensure understanding of the information covered, and application boxes illustrate practical applications related to the material. Topics covered include physiology of exercise, sports medicine prevention and rehabilitation of injuries, biomechanics of human motion, the mind and brain in exercise, and more.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780683044980
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/01/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.88(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Contributors
Sect. IOverview of the Human in Motion1
Ch. 1Introduction to Exercise Sceince3
Sect. IIPhysiology of Exercise13
Ch. 2Exercise Physiology15
Ch. 3Adaptations to Exercise Training35
Ch. 4Nutrition and Exercise Science51
Ch. 5Health Benefits of Exercise and Fitness71
Ch. 6Exercise and the Environment91
Sect. IIISports Medicine: Prevention and Rehabilitation of Injury113
Ch. 7Fundamentals of Sports Medicine115
Ch. 8Treatment of Sports Medicine Injuries135
Sect. IVBiomechanics of Human Motion153
Ch. 9Introduction to Biomechanics155
Ch. 10Special Topics in Biomechanics177
Ch. 11Exercise, Sport, and Materials Science191
Sect. VThe Mind and Brain in Exercise215
Ch. 12Sports Psychology217
Ch. 13The Neural Control of Movement235
Ch. 14Motor Learning257
Sect. VISpecial Issues in Exercise Science275
Ch. 15Developmental Issues in Exercise Science277
Index299

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