Essentials of exercise physiology / William D. McArdle, Frank I. Katch, Victor L. Katch.

By: McArdle, William DContributor(s): Katch, Frank I | Katch, Victor LMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Baltimore, MD : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2006Edition: 3rd edDescription: xviii, 753 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)ISBN: 0781749913; 9780781749916Subject(s): Exercise -- Physiological aspectsDDC classification: 612/.044 LOC classification: QP301 | .M1149 2006Other classification: 44.37 | 44.70
Contents:
Exercise physiology: from past to present -- Macronutrients and micronutrients -- Food energy and optimum nutrition for exercise -- Nutritional (and pharmacologic) aids to performance -- Fundamentals of human energy transfer -- Human energy transfer during exercise -- Measuring and evaluating human energy-generating capacities during exercise -- Energy expenditure during rest and physical activity -- The pulmonary system and exercise.
The cardiovascular system and exercise -- The neuromuscular system and exercise -- Hormones, exercise, and training -- Training the anaerobic and aerobic energy systems -- Training muscles to become stronger -- Factors affecting physiologic function: the environment and special aids to performance -- Body composition, obesity, and weight control -- Exercise, successful aging, and disease prevention -- Clinical aspects of exercise physiology.
Summary: Illustrated with full-colour graphics and photos and including real-life cases, laboratory-type activities, and practical problem-solving questions, this work provides coverage of the fundamentals of exercise physiology, integrating scientific and clinical information on nutrition, energy transfer, and exercise training.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Exercise physiology: from past to present -- Macronutrients and micronutrients -- Food energy and optimum nutrition for exercise -- Nutritional (and pharmacologic) aids to performance -- Fundamentals of human energy transfer -- Human energy transfer during exercise -- Measuring and evaluating human energy-generating capacities during exercise -- Energy expenditure during rest and physical activity -- The pulmonary system and exercise.

The cardiovascular system and exercise -- The neuromuscular system and exercise -- Hormones, exercise, and training -- Training the anaerobic and aerobic energy systems -- Training muscles to become stronger -- Factors affecting physiologic function: the environment and special aids to performance -- Body composition, obesity, and weight control -- Exercise, successful aging, and disease prevention -- Clinical aspects of exercise physiology.

Illustrated with full-colour graphics and photos and including real-life cases, laboratory-type activities, and practical problem-solving questions, this work provides coverage of the fundamentals of exercise physiology, integrating scientific and clinical information on nutrition, energy transfer, and exercise training.

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