Exercise Physiology: Human Bioenergetics and Its Applications: Human Bioenergetics and Its…

Hardcover | September 17, 2004

byGeorge Brooks, Thomas Fahey, Kenneth Baldwin

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Considered a standard in the field, this text integrates Bioenergetics into every chapter and provides a comprehensive survey of current data and research in exercise physiology. In-depth discussion of all areas of exercise physiology makes this text an invaluable resource for students in exercise science, kinesiology, sports medicine, human biodynamics, and physical education.

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Considered a standard in the field, this text integrates Bioenergetics into every chapter and provides a comprehensive survey of current data and research in exercise physiology. In-depth discussion of all areas of exercise physiology makes this text an invaluable resource for students in exercise science, kinesiology, sports medicine, ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:928 pages, 9.4 × 7.5 × 1.6 inPublished:September 17, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0072556420

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Table of Contents

Preface

1. Introduction: The Limits of Human Performance

2. Bioenergetics

3. The Maintenance of ATP Homeostasis in Energetics and Human Movement

4. Basics of Metabolism

5. Glycogenolysis and Glycolysis in Muscle: The Cellular Degradation of Sugar and Carbohydrate to Pyruvate and Lactate

6. Cellular Oxidation of Pyruvate and Lactate

7. Lipid Metabolism

8. Metabolism of Proteins and Amino Acids

9. Neural-Endocrine Control of Metabolism: Blood Glucose Homeostasis During Exercise

10. Metabolic Response to Exercise: Lactate Metabolism During Exercise and Recovery, Excess Postexercise O2 Consumption (EPOC), O2 Deficit, O2 Debt, and the "Anaerobic Threshold"

11. The Why of Pulmonary Ventilation

12. The How of Ventilation

13. Ventilation as a Limiting Factor in Aerobic Performance at Sea Level

14. The Heart

15. Circulation and Its Control

16. Cardiovascular Dynamics During Exercise

17. Skeletal Muscle Structure and Contractile Properties

18. Neurons, Motor Unit Recruitment, and Integrative Control of Movement

19. Principles of Skeletal Muscle Adaptations

20. Muscle Strength, Power, and Flexibility

21. Principles of Endurance Conditioning

22. Exercise in the Heat and Cold

23. Exercise, Atmospheric Pressure, Air Pollution, and Travel

24. Cardiovascular Diseases and Exercise

25. Obesity, Body Composition, and Exercise

26. Exercise, Disease, and Disability

27. Exercise Testing and Prescription

28. Nutrition and Athletic Performance

29. Ergogenic Aids

30. Gender Differences in Physical Performance

31. Growth and Development

32. Aging and Exercise

33. Fatigue During Muscular Exercise

Appendix I. List of Symbols and Abbreviations

Appendix II. Units and Measures