ACSM's Introduction to Exercise Science

ISBN-10: 1451176724

ISBN-13: 9781451176728

Edition: 2nd 2014 (Revised)

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Description: Prepared by the American College of Sports Medicine, this undergraduate, freshman-level textbook introduces students to the field of exercise science.

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Book details

List price: $72.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 9/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.914
Language: English

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Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction to Exercise Science
What is Exercise Science?
Historic Development of Exercise Science
Exercise Science and the American College of Sports Medicine
Academic Preparation in Exercise Science
Research in Exercise Science
Exercise Science: A Systems Approach
Nervous System
Muscular System
Skeletal System
Cardiovascular System
Pulmonary System
Urinary System
Digestive System
Endocrine System
Immune System
Energy Systems
Exercise Physiology
Historic Development of Exercise Physiology
The Basis of Study in Exercise Physiology
Areas of Study in Exercise Physiology
Other Areas of Study
Clinical Exercise Physiology
History of Clinical Exercise Physiology
Duties and Responsibilities
Specific Disease Conditions
Areas of Study
Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
Historic Development of Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
Primary Responsibility Areas of Athletic Training Professionals
Sports Medicine
Current Issues in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
Exercise and Sport Nutrition
History of Nutrition
Basic Nutrients
Measuring Nutritional Intake
Nutrition for Health
Nutrition for Sport and Athletic Performance
Exercise and Sport Psychology
History of Exercise and Sport Psychology
Study of the Mind and Body
Exercise and Mental Health
Exercise Behavior
Motor Behavior
Brief History of Motor Behavior
Motor Development
Motor Learning
Motor Control
Areas of Motor Behavior Application
Clinical and Sport Biomechanics
History of Biomechanics
Study of Biomechanics
Basic Concepts Related to Kinetics
Areas of Study in Biomechanics
Advanced Biomechanical Concepts
Equipment and Assessment in Exercise Science
Pretesting Guidelines and Procedures
Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Function Assessment
Musculoskeletal Function Assessment
Energy Balance Assessment
Measuring Body Composition
Blood Collection and Analysis
Rehabilitation Assessment and Equipment
Motor Performance
Behavioral and Psychological Assessments
Careers and Professional Issues in Exercise Science
Certification, Licensure, and Registration
Career Employment and Professional Opportunities
Professional Organizations
Professional Organizations Related to Exercise Science
US Government Agencies with an Interest in Exercise Science
Additional Organizations and Agencies
Exercise Science in the Twenty-First Century
Exercise Science and Health
Epidemiology and Health Promotion
Using Past Information to Improve Future Health
What Will the Future Bring?
Exercise Science and Sport and Athletic Competition
What Will the Future Bring?
Index
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