Exercise Physiology

Exercise Physiology

by Scott K. Powers

Hardcover(Older Edition)



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: 9780697257987
Publisher: Brown & Benchmark
Publication date: 08/28/1996
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Section I Physiology of Exercise
1 Physiology of Exercise in the United States Its Past, Its Future
2 Control of the Internal Environment
3 Bioenergetics
4 Exercise Metabolism
5 Hormonal Responses to Exercise
6 Measurement of Work, Power, and Energy Expenditure
7 The Nervous System: Structure and Control of Movement
8 Skeletal Muscle: Structure and Function
9 Circulatory Adaptations to Exercise
10 Respiration during Exercise
11 Acid-Base Balance during Exercise
12 Temperature Regulation
13 The Physiology of Training: Effect on V02 Max, Performance, Homeostasis, and Strength
Section II Physiology of Health and Fitness
14 Patterns in Health and Disease: Epidemiology and Physiology
15 Work Tests to Evaluate Cardiorespiratory Fitness
16 Training for Health and Fitness
17 Exercise for Special Populations
18 Body Composition and Nutrition for Health
Section III Physiology of Performance
19 Factors Affecting Performance
20 Work Tests to Evaluate Performance
(and more...)

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