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Foundations of Exercise Science / Edition 1
     

Foundations of Exercise Science / Edition 1

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by Gary Kamen, Kamen
 

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ISBN-10: 0683044982

ISBN-13: 9780683044980

Pub. Date: 10/01/2001

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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

Overview

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

Prefacevii
Acknowledgmentsviii
Contributorsix
Section I.Overview of the Human in Motion1
Chapter 1.Introduction to Exercise Science3
Introduction4
Emergence of a Scientific Discipline4
Exercise Science and Related Disciplines4
Exercise Science--A "New" Science6
The Scientific Method7
Basic Versus Applied Research9
The Research Continuum9
Movement at Every Level10
Animal Research in Exercise Science11
Summary Points12
Section II.Physiology of Exercise13
Chapter 2.Exercise Physiology15
Introduction16
Skeletal Muscle16
Energy for Muscular Work19
Energy Production20
Selection of Energy Sources During Exercise22
Muscle Fibers24
The Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems25
Summary Points32
Chapter 3.Adaptations to Exercise Training35
Introduction36
Principles of Exercise Adaptation36
Types of Anaerobic Exercise Training36
Assessing Success of Anaerobic Exercise Training39
Long-Term Adaptations to Anaerobic Exercise Training42
Long-Term Adaptations to Aerobic Exercise Training45
Summary of Anaerobic and Aerobic Training Adaptations46
Detraining47
The Space Environment47
Overtraining47
Tapering48
Summary Points48
Chapter 4.Nutrition and Exercise Science51
Introduction52
The Energy Value of Food52
Components of the Athlete's Diet52
Carbohydrate53
Fats56
Proteins57
Fluids and Hydration58
Vitamins and Minerals61
Performance Eating63
Food Selection Before Performance63
Food Selection During Performance64
Food Selection After Performance64
Energy Balance66
Body Composition67
Measuring Body Composition68
Anthropometric Measurement of Body Fat Composition68
Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis68
Magnetic Resonance Imaging69
Summary Points69
Chapter 5.Health Benefits of Exercise and Fitness71
Introduction72
The General Health Benefits of Exercise72
The Specificity of Exercise Principle72
Heart Disease74
Exercise Epidemiology76
High Blood Pressure76
High Cholesterol77
Obesity78
Diabetes83
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease84
Osteoporosis85
Cancer86
Exercise and the Immune System87
Mental Health87
Summary Points88
Chapter 6.Exercise and the Environment91
Introduction92
Environmental Temperature92
Behavioral Temperature Regulation93
Heat Balance93
Peripheral Blood Flow94
Exercise and Core Temperature94
Heat Transfer96
Acclimatization98
Clothing98
Cold100
Exercise and Atmospheric Pressure101
Exercise at High Pressure: Underwater Diving103
Physiology of Weightlessness105
Returning to Earth's Environment108
Air Pollution109
Summary Points110
Section III.Sports Medicine: Prevention and Rehabilitation of Injury113
Chapter 7.Fundamentals of Sports Medicine115
Introduction116
Common Athletic Injuries117
Injury Prevention122
Inappropriate Exercises130
Summary Points132
Chapter 8.Treatment of Sports Medicine Injuries135
Introduction136
Immediate Care136
Rehabilitation Treatment for Sports Medicine Injuries138
Surgery140
New Technology142
Sport Diving Injuries145
Treatment of Environmental Injuries146
Summary Points150
Section IV.Biomechanics of Human Motion153
Chapter 9.Introduction to Biomechanics155
Introduction156
Background for the Study of Biomechanics156
The Analysis of Human Motion157
Kinematics of Human Movement157
Speed and Velocity157
Kinetics of Human Movement158
Newton's Laws of Motion159
Relationship of Force and Motion160
Biomechanics of Muscle Force172
Who Uses Biomechanics?174
Summary Points174
Chapter 10.Special Topics in Biomechanics177
Introduction178
Gait Analysis178
How to Throw a Curve Ball181
Fooling With Gravity: The Fosbury Flop183
The Biomechanics of Swimming184
Cycling186
Summary Points188
Chapter 11.Exercise, Sport, and Materials Science191
Introduction192
Resistive Forces192
Fluid Dynamics193
Clothing Materials197
The Mechanics of Sports Implements198
Athletic Footwear210
Analyzing Materials and Equipment Design212
Summary Points213
Section V.The Mind and Brain in Exercise215
Chapter 12.Sports Psychology217
Introduction218
Background218
The Scope of Sport Psychology218
An Athletic Personality?220
Mind Over Matter: Relaxation and Exercise Science220
Psyching Up: The Inverted-U Theory221
Controlling Stress222
Psyching Up222
The Psychophysiology of Exercise224
Exercise Addiction227
Applications of Clinical Sport Psychology228
Exercise Adherence230
Sport Psychology in Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation231
Staleness231
Conclusion232
Summary Points232
Chapter 13.The Neural Control of Movement235
Introduction236
The Neuromuscular System in Exercise Science237
Communication Among Nerve Cells238
Communication Between Nerve Cells and Muscles238
Electromyography: Muscle Electrical Activity239
Interaction Between the Performer and the Environment242
Vision243
Visual Control of Movement244
Visual Tracking245
Kinesthesis246
The Kinesthetic System in Motor Learning247
The Use of Feedback in Skill Acquisition248
Feedforward Control for Rapid Movements248
The Neuroscience of Motor Learning250
The Timing of Motor Activity253
Summary Points254
Chapter 14.Motor Learning257
Introduction258
Information Processing: Using Information to Control Movement258
Errors Can Occur at any Information Processing Stage261
Classification of Motor Skills261
Measuring Motor Learning262
Improving Skill With Feedback263
The Organization of Practice in Skill Improvement265
The Benefit of Random Practice267
Transfer of Learning269
Individual Differences and Components of Ability269
Identification of Ability Components269
The Future of Skill Acquisition271
Summary Points272
Section VI.Special Issues in Exercise Science275
Chapter 15.Developmental Issues in Exercise Science277
Introduction278
Developmental Changes in Youth Fitness279
Youth Sports283
Performance-Related Fitness Components284
Intensive Training and Health Considerations for the Young Athlete285
Resistance Training With the Prepubescent Athlete287
Adult Development and Aging288
The Demographics of Aging288
The Physiology of Aging288
Sensory Systems292
Intervention Strategies294
Elite Motor Performance in Older Adulthood295
Conclusion296
Summary Points296
Index299

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