ISBN-10:
0072355514
ISBN-13:
9780072355512
Pub. Date:
08/11/2000
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Exercise Physicology 4th Edition / Edition 4

Exercise Physicology 4th Edition / Edition 4

by Howley Powers

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Exercise Physicology 4th Edition / Edition 4

Especially for exercise science and physical education students,this text provides a solid foundation in theory illuminated by application and performance models to increase understanding and to help students apply what they've learned in the classroom and beyond

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072355512
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 08/11/2000
Edition description: 4TH
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.79(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I Physiology of Exercise
Physiology of Exercise in the United States-Its Past, Its Future
3(10)
Control of the Internal Environment
13(9)
Bioenergetics
22(25)
Exercise Metabolism
47(19)
Hormonal Responses to Exercise
66(32)
Measurement of Work, Power, and Energy Expenditure
98(59)
The Nervous System
Structure and Control of Movement
111(18)
Skeletal Muscle
Structure and Function
129(28)
Circulatory Adaptations to Exercise
157(26)
Respiration During Exercise
183(28)
Acid-Base Balance During Exercise
211(9)
Temperature Regulation
220(53)
The Physiology of Training
Effect on VO2 Max, Performance, Homeostasis, and Strength
236(27)
SECTION II Physiology of Health and Fitness
Patterns in Health and Disease
Epidemiology and Physiology
263(10)
Work Tests to Evaluate Cardiorespiratory Fitness
273(20)
Exercise Prescriptions for Health and Fitness
293(15)
Exercise for Special Populations
308(20)
Body Composition and Nutrition for Health
328(47)
SECTION III Physiology of Performance
Factors Affecting Performance
375(11)
Work Tests to Evaluate Performance
386(20)
Training for Performance
406(20)
Training for the Female Athlete, Children, and Special Populations
426(11)
Nutrition, Body Composition, and Performance
437(20)
Exercise and the Environment
457(22)
Ergogenic Aids
479

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