Exercise Physiology Energy, Nutrition and Human Performance

ISBN-10: 0683057316

ISBN-13: 9780683057317

Edition: 4th 1996 (Revised)

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Description: This student text emphasizes nutrition and the use of energy systems during training. A new chapter has been added for this edition on clinical exercise physiology for cardiovascular and pulmonary resuscitation, and there are Focus on Research sections with synopses of actual published experiments and studies in the field - these seek to demonstrate the principles of the text in the context of real-world clinical physiology, nutrition and exercise science. There is also an accompanying Class Preparation Guide, which challenges students and provides a reinforcement of information in the text. A new appendix has been added, on the 1995 ACSM Position Stamps.

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List price: $62.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 850
Language: English

Preface
Introduction - Exercise Physiology: Roots and Historical Perspectives
Carbohydrates, Lipids, and Proteinsp. 5
Vitamins, Minerals, and Waterp. 35
Optimal Nutrition for Exercisep. 61
Energy Value of Foodp. 83
Introduction to Energy Transferp. 89
Energy Transfer in the Bodyp. 101
Energy Transfer in Exercisep. 121
Measurement of Human Energy Expenditurep. 139
Human Energy Expenditure during Rest and Physical Activityp. 151
Energy Expenditure during Walking, Jogging, Running, and Swimmingp. 167
Individual Differences and Measurement of Energy Capacitiesp. 181
Pumonary Structure and Functionp. 217
Gas Exchange and Transportp. 235
Dynamics of Pulmonary Ventilationp. 249
The Cardiovascular Systemp. 267
Cardiovascular Regulation and Integrationp. 285
Functional Capacity of the Cardiovascular Systemp. 297
Skeletal Muscle: Structure and Functionp. 315
Neural Control of Human Movementp. 339
The Endocrine System and Exercisep. 357
Training for Anaerobic and Aerobic Powerp. 393
Muscular Strength: Training Muscles to Become Strongerp. 417
Special Aids to Performance and Conditioningp. 457
Exercise at Medium and High Altitudep. 483
Exercise and Thermal Stressp. 501
Sport Divingp. 527
Body Composition Assessmentp. 541
Physique, Performance, and Physical Activityp. 577
Obesity and Weight Controlp. 603
Physical Activity, Health, and Agingp. 635
Clinical Exercise Physiology for Cancer, Cardiovascular, and Pulmonary Rehabilitationp. 671
App. A: The Metric System and Conversion Constants in Exercise Physiologyp. 701
App. B: Nutritive Values for Common Foods, Alcoholic and Nonalcoholicp. 715
App. C: Metabolic Computations in Open-Circuit Spirometryp. 763
App. D: Energy Expenditure in Household, Occupational, Recreational, and Sports Activitiesp. 769
App. E: Body Compositionp. 783
App. F: Frequently Cited Journals in Exercise Physiologyp. 791
App. G: Useful Tables and Computations in Exercise Physiologyp. 793
App. H: American College of Sports Medicine Position Standsp. 797
Indexp. 821
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