ISBN-10:
1496339614
ISBN-13:
9781496339614
Pub. Date:
11/22/2017
Publisher:
LWW
ACSM's Introduction to Exercise Science / Edition 3

ACSM's Introduction to Exercise Science / Edition 3

by Jeffrey Potteiger
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ISBN-13: 9781496339614
Publisher: LWW
Publication date: 11/22/2017
Edition description: Third
Pages: 464
Sales rank: 331,090
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vi

Acknowledgments viii

Reviewers ix

Chapter 1 Introduction to Exercise Science 1

What is Exercise Science 6

Historic Development of Exercise Science 9

Exercise Science and the American College of Sports Medicine 16

Academic Preparation in Exercise Science 21

Chapter 2 Introduction to Research 35

Research in Exercise Science 36

The Research Process 43

Evidence-Based Practice 50

Student Research in Exercise Science 52

Chapter 3 Exercise Science: A Systems Approach 57

Nervous System 60

Muscular System 63

Skeletal System 67

Cardiovascular System 70

Pulmonary System 73

Urinary System 76

Digestive System 79

Endocrine System 82

Immune System 87

Energy Systems 89

Chapter 4 Exercise Physiology 101

Historic Development of Exercise Physiology 103

The Basis of Study in Exercise Physiology 106

Areas of Study in Exercise Physiology 109

Other Areas of Study 133

Chapter 5 Clinical Exercise Physiology 143

History of Clinical Exercise Physiology 144

Duties and Responsibilities 149

Specific Disease Conditions 161

Areas of Study 175

Chapter 6 Athletic Training and Sports Medicine 183

Historic Development of Athletic Training and Sports Medicine 187

Primary Responsibility Areas of Athletic Training Professionals 192

Sports Medicine 204

Current Issues in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine 209

Chapter 7 Exercise and Sport Nutrition 219

History of Nutrition 222

Basic Nutrients 229

Measuring Nutritional Intake 235

Nutrition for Health 238

Nutrition for Sport and Athletic Performance 241

Chapter 8 Exercise and Sport Psychology 259

History of Exercise and Sport Psychology 262

Study of the Mind and Body 266

Exercise and Mental Health 279

Exercise Behavior 284

Chapter 9 Motor Behavior 295

Brief History of Motor Behavior 297

Motor Development 302

Motor Learning 308

Motor Control 319

Areas of Motor Behavior Application 325

Chapter 10 Clinical and Sport Biomechanics 337

History of Biomechanics 339

Study of Biomechanics 343

Basic Concepts Related to Kinetics 350

Areas of Study in Biomechanics 355

Advanced Biomechanical Concepts 362

Chapter 11 Equipment and Assessment in Exercise Science 371

Pretesting Guidelines and Procedures 373

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Function Assessment 375

Musculoskeletal Function Assessment 385

Energy Balance Assessment 392

Measuring Body Composition 396

Blood Collection and Analysis 401

Rehabilitation Assessment and Equipment 404

Motor Performance 406

Behavioral and Psychological Assessments 411

Chapter 12 Careers and Professional Issues in Exercise Science 415

Certification, Licensure, and Registration 418

Carcer Employment and Professional Opportunities 422

Professional Organizations in Exercise Science 433

Professional Organizations Related to Exercise Science 440

U.S. Government Agencies with an Interest in Exercise Science 440

Additional Organizations and Agencies in Exercise Science 448

Chapter 13 Exercise Science in the Twenty-First Century 451

Exercise Science and Health 452

Epidemiology and Health Promotion 455

Using Past Information to Improve Future Health 461

What Will the Future Bring? 463

Exercise Science and Sport and Athletic Competition 467

What Will the Future Bring? 468

Index 479

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