Physiology of Sport and Exercise-3rd Edition w/ Web Study Guide / Edition 3

Physiology of Sport and Exercise-3rd Edition w/ Web Study Guide / Edition 3

by Wilmore, David L. Costill
     
 

ISBN-10: 0736044892

ISBN-13: 9780736044899

Pub. Date: 01/28/2004

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

How can you make the best textbook in the field of sport and exercise physiology better? Leave it to authors Jack Wilmore and David Costill, two of the field's most respected scholars, to do so. The thoroughly revised second edition of Physiology of Sport and Exercise redefines the discipline's standard for textbooks.Here's what makes Physiology of Sport and Exercise…  See more details below

Overview

How can you make the best textbook in the field of sport and exercise physiology better? Leave it to authors Jack Wilmore and David Costill, two of the field's most respected scholars, to do so. The thoroughly revised second edition of Physiology of Sport and Exercise redefines the discipline's standard for textbooks.Here's what makes Physiology of Sport and Exercise an even better resource:

  • A better organization of the field's subject matter
  • Dynamic graphic presentations-featuring four-color photographs, graphs, and illustrations-that complement the text and encourage a deeper understanding
  • Clarity of language and reader-friendly presentation of information including color-coded chapters, chapter outlines, key terms and points, summary boxes, study questions, glossary and index
  • Thoroughly updated information based on the latest research findings
  • A new student study guide that features active learning exercises
  • Metric as well as imperial measurements
  • The new edition includes dramatically improved and expanded supporting ancillary materials to help instructors teach the course.
  • The text's supporting materials include the following:
  • An electronic Instructor Guide new to this edition, free with course adoptions
  • A revised and improved Test Bank, free with course adoptions
  • A much expanded Graphics Package for PowerPoint or slide presentations, free with course adoptions
  • Plus, instructors have the added convenience of being able to travel to a website to retrieve some of the course's ancillary materials. Now you can offer your students the very best textbook available for bringing the field of sport and exercise physiology to life. Physiology of Sport and Exercise-a powerful and engaging learning tool-offers students a jump start in their studies.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736044899
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Pages:
744
Product dimensions:
8.78(w) x 11.28(h) x 1.69(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Student and Instructor Resources
Acknowledgments
Photo Credits
An Introduction to Exercise and Sport Physiology
Ch. 1Muscles and How They Move32
Ch. 2Neurological Control of Movement58
Ch. 3Neuromuscular Adaptations to Resistance Training84
Ch. 4Metabolism, Energy, and the Basic Energy Systems118
Ch. 5Hormonal Regulation of Exercise158
Ch. 6Metabolic Adaptations to Training184
Ch. 7Cardiovascular Control During Exercise206
Ch. 8Respiratory Regulation During Exercise242
Ch. 9Cardiovascular and Respiratory Adaptations to Training270
Ch. 10Exercise in Hot and Cold Environments: Thermoregulation306
Ch. 11Exercise in Hypobaric, Hyperbaric, and Microgravity Environments336
Ch. 12Training for Sport374
Ch. 13Nutrition and Sport404
Ch. 14Body Weight, Body Composition, and Sport446
Ch. 15Ergogenic Aids and Sport470
Ch. 16Children and Adolescents in Sport and Exercise512
Ch. 17Aging in Sport and Exercise538
Ch. 18Sex Differences in Sport and Exercise566
Ch. 19Prescription of Exercise for Health and Fitness604
Ch. 20Cardiovascular Disease and Physical Activity634
Ch. 21Obesity, Diabetes, and Physical Activity664
Glossary698
Index716
Common Scientific Abbreviations and Units and Conversions725

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