Sports Endocrinology / Edition 1

Sports Endocrinology / Edition 1

by Michelle P. Warren, Naama W. Constantini
     
 

ISBN-10: 0896035867

ISBN-13: 9780896035867

Pub. Date: 05/01/2000

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

Expert physicians and researchers in sports medicine comprehensively r eview what is known about how such activity effects the endocrine syst em and how in turn these evoked hormonal responses affect many other o rgans and systems of the body. Topics range from the various endocrine pathways that are altered by exercise, to the effect of hormones on p erformance.

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Overview

Expert physicians and researchers in sports medicine comprehensively r eview what is known about how such activity effects the endocrine syst em and how in turn these evoked hormonal responses affect many other o rgans and systems of the body. Topics range from the various endocrine pathways that are altered by exercise, to the effect of hormones on p erformance. Other topics include the effect of exercise on puberty and growth and the hormonal regulation of fluid homeostasis, substrate me tabolism, and energy balance. A substantial part of the book is devote d to the exercising female, and the influence of exercise-driven hormo nal changes on the menstrual cycle, contraceptive use, pregnancy, and menopause. Comprehensive and authoritative, Sports Endocrinology const itutes a major new reference source that critically integrates what is known about the complex interaction of the endocrine system in the sp orts context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780896035867
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
05/01/2000
Series:
Contemporary Endocrinology Series, #23
Edition description:
2000
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
List of Contributors
1Hormonal Response to Exercise: Methodological Considerations1
2Exercise and Endogenous Opiates31
3The Effect of Exercise on the Hypothalamo--Pituitary--Adrenal Axis43
4Impact of Chronic Training on Pituitary Hormone Secretion in the Human57
5Exercise and the Growth Hormone--Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 Axis77
6Thyroid Function and Exercise97
7The Male Reproductive System, Exercise, and Training119
8Exercise and the Hypothalamus: Ovulatory Adaptions133
9Exercise Training in the Normal Female: Effects of Exercise Stress and Energy Availability on Metabolic Hormones and LH Pulsatility165
10Adrenergic Regulation of Energy Metabolism181
11Energy Balance and Weight Control: Endocrine Considerations189
12Hormonal Regulation of Fluid Homeostasis During and Following Exercise207
13Diabetes and Exercise227
14Hormonal Regulations of the Effects of Exercise on Bone: Positive and Negative Effects239
15The Role of Exercise in the Attainment of Peak Bone Mass and Bone Strength253
16Interrelationships Between Acute and Chronic Exercise and the Immune and Endocrine Systems281
17Exercise and the Developing Child: Endocrine Considerations303
18Exercise and the Female Reproductive System: The Effect of Hormonal Status on Performance321
19Exercise and Pregnancy: Hormonal Considerations335
20The Endocrine System in Overtraining347
21The Effects of Altitude on the Hormonal Responses to Exercise371
22Exercise, Circadian Rhythms, and Hormones391
23Physical Activity and Mood: The Endocrine Connection421
24Hormones as Performance-Enhancing Drugs433
Index477

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