Powers, Scott K. (Scott Kline),

Exercise physiology : theory and application to fitness and performance / Scott Powers, Edward Howley. --Seventh edition. --New York, NY : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, ©2009.

1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Section 1: Physiology of Exercise. Physiology of Exercise in the United States--Its Past, Its Future -- Control of the Internal Environment -- Bioenergetics -- Exercise Metabolism -- Hornomal Responses to Exercise -- Measurement of Work, Power, and Energy Expenditure -- 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. Section 2: Physiology of Health and Fitness. Patterns in Health and Disease: Epidemiology and Physiology -- Work Tests to Evaluate Cardiorespiratory Fitness -- Exercise Prescriptions for Health and FItness -- Exercise for Special Populations -- Body Composition and Nutrition for Health. Section 3: Physiology of Performance. Factors Affecting Performance -- Laboratory Assessment of Human Performance -- Training for Performance -- Training for the Female Athlete, Children and Special Populations -- Nutrition, Body Composition, and Performance -- Exercise and the Environment -- Ergogenic Aids.

9780071280785 (paperback : acidfree paper)

Exercise--Physiological aspects.
Physical Fitness.

QP 301 .P69 2009
16-028034 2011-22046-01-1

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