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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


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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   An Introduction to Exercise and Sport Physiology   
The Focus of Exercise and Sport Physiology
A Historical Perspective
Acute Physiological Responses to Exercise
Chronic Physiological Adaptations to Training
Basic Training Principles
Research Methodology

Part I. Essentials of Movement
Chapter 1. Muscular Control of Movement
The Structure and Function of Skeletal Muscle
Skeletal Muscle and Exercise
Chapter 2. Neurological Control of Movement
The Structure and Function of the Nervous System
The Central Nervous System (CNS)
The Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
Sensory-Motor Integration
The Motor Response
Chapter 3. Neuromuscular Adaptations to Resistance Training
Strength Gains From Resistance Training
Muscle Soreness
Designing Resistance Training Programs
Resistance Training for Special Populations

Part II. Energy for Movement   
Chapter 4. Metabolism and Basic Energy Systems   
Energy for Cellular Activity   
Bioenergetics: ATP Production   
Measuring Energy Use During Exercise   
Energy Expenditure at Rest and During Exercise   
Causes of Fatigue
Chapter 5. Hormonal Regulation of Exercise
The Nature of Hormones
The Endocrine Glands and Their Hormones
The Endocrine Response to Exercise
Hormonal Effects on Metabolism and Energy   
Hormonal Effects on Fluid and Electrolyte Balance During
Chapter 6. Metabolic Adaptations to Training
Adaptations to Aerobic Training
Training the Aerobic System
Adaptations to Anaerobic Training
Monitoring Training Changes

Part III. Cardiorespiratory Function and Performance   
Chapter 7. Cardiovascular Control During Exercise
Structure and Function of the Cardiovascular System   
Cardiovascular Response to Exercise   
Chapter 8. Respiratory Regulation During Exercise   
Pulmonary Ventilation   
Pulmonary Diffusion   
Transport of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide   
Gas Exchange at the Muscles   
Regulation of Pulmonary Ventilation   
Ventilation and Energy Metabolism   
Respiratory Limitations to Performance
Respiratory Regulation of Acid-Base Balance   
Chapter 9. Cardiorespiratory Adaptations to Training
Evaluating Endurance Capacity   
Cardiovascular Adaptations to Training   
Respiratory Adaptations to Training   
Metabolic Adaptations to Training   
Long-Term Improvement in Endurance   
Factors Affecting the Response to Aerobic Training   
Cardiorespiratory Endurance and Performance

Part IV. Environmental Influences on Performance
Chapter 10. Thermoregulation and Exercise
Mechanisms of Body Temperature Regulation   
Physiological Responses to Exercise in the Heat   
Health Risks During Exercise in the Heat
Acclimatization to Exercise in the Heat   
Exercise in the Cold
Physiological Responses to Exercise in the Cold   
Health Risks During Exercise in the Cold   
Cold Acclimatization   
Chapter 11. Exercise in Hypobaric, Hyperbaric, and Microgravity Environments   
Hypobaric Environments: Exercising at Altitude   
Hyperbaric Environments: Exercising Underwater
Microgravity Environments: Exercising in Space   

Part V. Optimizing Performance in Sport   
Chapter 12. Quantifying Sports Training   
Demands of Training   
Tapering for Peak Performance   
Chapter 13. Ergogenic Aids and Performance   
Researching Ergogenic Aids   
Pharmacological Agents   
Hormonal Agents   
Physiological Agents   
Nutritional Agents   
Chapter 14. Nutrition and Nutritional Ergogenics
The Six Nutrient Classes   
Water and Electrolyte Balance   
The Athlete's Diet   
Gastrointestinal Function During Exercise   
Designing Sports Drinks   
Chapter 15. Optimal Body Weight for Performance   
Body Build, Body Size, and Body Composition   
Assessing Body Composition   
Body Composition and Sports Performance   
Weight Standards   
Achieving Optimal Weight   

Part VI. Age and Sex Considerations in Sport and Exercise   
Chapter 16. Growth, Development, and the Young Athlete
Growth and Development of the Tissues   
Physical Performance and Physiological Function   
Training the Child and Adolescent   
Chapter 17. Aging and the Older Athlete   
Sport Performance   
Changes in Cardiorespiratory Endurance With Aging   
Changes in Strength With Aging   
Environmental Stress and Aging   
Body Composition and Aging   
Trainability of the Older Athlete   
Chapter 18. Sex Differences and the Female Athlete   
Body Size and Composition   
Physiological Responses to Acute Exercise   
Physiological Adaptations to Exercise Training   
Athletic Performance   
Other Considerations   

Part VII. Physical Activity for Health and Fitness
Chapter 19. Prescription of Exercise for Health and Fitness   
Medical Clearance   
The Exercise Prescription   
Monitoring Exercise Intensity   
The Exercise Program   
Exercise and Rehabilitation of People With Diseases   
Chapter 20. Cardiovascular Disease and Physical Activity   
Forms of Cardiovascular Disease   
Understanding the Disease Process   
Determining Individual Risk   
Prevention Through Physical Activity   
Risk of Heart Attack and Death During Exercise   
Chapter 21. Obesity, Diabetes, and Physical Activity   


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