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Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance
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EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY: THEORY AND APPLICATION TO FITNESS AND PERFORMANCE

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ISBN
9781259922053
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MCGRAW HILL HIGHER EDUCATION
 
 
EDITION
10TH EDITION
PUBLISHER
MCGRAW-HILL EDUCATION - EUROPE
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PUBLICATION DATE
08 JUL 2017

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Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance is designed for students interested in exercise physiology, clinical exercise physiology, human performance, kinesiology/exercise science, physical therapy, and physical education. The tenth edition provides students with an up-to-date understanding of the physiology of exercise through the use of numerous clinical applications, including exercise tests to evaluate cardiorespiratory fitness and information on exercise training for improvements in health-related physical fitness and sports performance .The Connect course for this offering includes SmartBook, an adaptive reading and study experience which guides students to master, recall, and apply key concepts while providing automatically-graded assessments.McGraw-Hill Connect (R) is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following:* SmartBook (R) - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content.* Access to your instructor's homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course.* Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement.* The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping.Complete system requirements to use Connect can be found here: http://www.mheducation.com/highered/platforms/connect/training-support-students.html

CONTENTS

Section 1 Physiology of ExerciseIntroduction to Exercise PhysiologyChapter 1: Common Measurements in Exercise PhysiologyChapter 2: Control of the Internal EnvironmentChapter 3: BioenergeticsChapter 4: Exercise MetabolismChapter 5: Cell Signaling and the Hormonal Responses to ExerciseChapter 6: Exercise and the Immune SystemChapter 7: The Nervous System: Structure and Control of MovementChapter 8: Skeletal Muscle: Structure and FunctionChapter 9: Circulatory Responses to ExerciseChapter 10: Respiration During ExerciseChapter 11: Acid-Base Balance During ExerciseChapter 12: Temperature RegulationChapter 13: The Physiology of Training: Effect on VĖ O2 Max, Performance, and StrengthSection 2 Physiology of Health and FitnessChapter 14: Risk Factors and Inflammation: Links to Chronic DiseaseChapter 15: Work Tests to Evaluate Cardiorespiratory FitnessChapter 16: Exercise Prescriptions for Health and FitnessChapter 17: Exercise for Special PopulationsChapter 18: Body Composition and Nutrition for HealthSection 3 Physiology of PerformanceChapter 19: Factors Affecting PerformanceChapter 20: Laboratory Assessment of Human PerformanceChapter 21: Training for PerformanceChapter 22: Training for the Female Athlete, Children, Special Populations, and the Masters AthleteChapter 23: Nutrition, Body Composition, and PerformanceChapter 24: Exercise and the EnvironmentChapter 25: Ergogenic Aids