Endocrinology of Physical Activity and Sport: Second Edition by Naama ConstantiniEndocrinology of Physical Activity and Sport: Second Edition by Naama Constantini

Endocrinology of Physical Activity and Sport: Second Edition

EditorNaama Constantini, Anthony C Hackney

Hardcover | March 13, 2013

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Understanding the influence and interaction between physical activity and the endocrine system are of paramount importance in dealing with a multitude of health problems. In Endocrinology of Physical Activity and Sport, renowned physicians and researchers provide a comprehensive and expanded update on the scientific, clinical and practical components of endocrinology as related to sport and exercise. The authors thoroughly review what is known about how such activity effects the endocrine system and how in turn these hormonal responses affect many other organs and systems of the body. In addition, aspects of endocrinology in non-glandular tissue which have endocrine actions are addressed; for example, adipocytes and the release of leptin and related adipocytokines. Further, a wide range of clinically related topics such as athletic amenorrhea, osteopenia, sarcopenia, and hypogonadism are included. This new edition critically integrates what is known about the complex interaction of the endocrine system in the sports context and will again prove immensely valuable to all physicians and clinical investigators treating those active in sports today.

Title:Endocrinology of Physical Activity and Sport: Second EditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:569 pagesPublished:March 13, 2013Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1627033130

ISBN - 13:9781627033138

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Table of Contents

  1. Hormonal Response to Exercise: Methodological Considerations
  2. Exercise and Endogenous Opiates
  3. The Effect of Exercise on the Hypothalamo-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis
  4. Impact of Chronic Training on Pituitary Hormone Secretion in the Human
  5. Exercise and the Growth Hormone-Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 Axis
  6. Thyroid Function and Exercise
  7. The Male Reproductive System, Exercise, and Training
  8. Exercise and the Hypothalamus: Ovulatory Adaptions
  9. Exercise Training in the Normal Female: Effects of Exercise Stress and Energy Availability on Metabolic Hormones and LH Pulsatility
  10. Adrenergic Regulation of Energy Metabolism
  11. Energy Balance and Weight Control (Male and Female): Endocrine Considerations
  12. Hormonal Regulation of Fluid Homeostasis During and Following Exercise
  13. Diabetes and Exercise
  14. Hormonal Regulations of the Effects of Exercise on Bone: Positive and Negative Effects
  15. The Role of Exercise in the Attainment of Peak Bone Mass and Bone Strength
  16. Interrelationships Between Acute and Chronic Exercise and the Immune and Endocrine Systems
  17. Exercise and the Developing Child: Endocrine Considerations
  18. Exercise and the Female Reproductive System: The Effect of Hormonal Status on Performance
  19. Exercise and Pregnancy: Hormonal Considerations
  20. The Endocrine System in Overtraining
  21. The Effects of Altitude on the Hormonal Responses to Exercise
  22. Exercise, Circadian Rhythms and Hormones
  23. Physical Activity and Mood: The Endocrine Connection
  24. Hormones as Performance Enhancing Drugs

Editorial Reviews

From the book reviews:"This is an update of a comprehensive book . that reviews our understanding of the interactions between physical activity and the endocrine system. . The target audience includes clinicians prescribing exercise for patients and caring for patients who are athletes, as well as scientists investigating metabolism or the impact of physical activity on endocrine axes. . This is a comprehensive and valuable reference that is well organized and generally well written." (Celeste Thomas, Doody's Book Reviews, June, 2013)