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Exercise Physiology Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance

ISBN-10: 0078022533

ISBN-13: 9780078022531

Edition: 8th 2012

Authors: Scott Powers, Edward Howley

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Written 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.
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Book details

List price: $126.99
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 1/1/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 640
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.740
Language: English

Scott Powers works consistently as a model, hand model, actor, and stand-up comic, and is regularly seen in print ads, as well as commercials, film, and comedy clubs. With many years of consulting and private teaching, he is responsible for many models working in the industry today. He is a member of the Screen Actors Guild, is a voting member of the Academy Awards, and heads Scott Powers Productions, Inc., a program packaging, production, and consulting firm to the entertainment industry.

Physiology of Exercise
Introduction to Exercise Physiology
Measurement of Work, Power, and Energy Expenditure
Control of the Internal Environment
Bioenergetics
Cell Signaling and the Hormonal Responses to Exercise
Exercise and the Immune System
The Nervous System: Structure and Control of Movement
Skeletal Muscle: Structure and Function
Circulatory Responses to Exercise
Respiration During Exercise
Acid-Base Balance During Exercise
Temperature Regulation
The Physiology of Training: Effect on VO2 Max, Performance, Homeostasis, and Strength
Physiology of Health and Fitness
Risk Factors and Inflammation: Links to Chronic Disease
Work Tests to Evaluate Cardiorespiratory Fitness
Work Tests to Evaluate Cardiorespiratory Fitness
Exercise Prescriptions for Health and Fitness
Exercise for Special Populations
Body Composition and Nutrition for Health
Physiology of Performance
Factors Affecting Performance
Laboratory Assessment of Human Performance
Training for Performance
Training for the Female Athlete, Children, Special Populations, and the Masters Athlete
Nutrition, Body Composition, and Performance
Exercise and the Environment
Ergogenic Aids
Appendixes