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Author Katch, Frank I.

Title Introduction to nutrition, exercise, and health / Frank I. Katch, William D. McArdle
Edition Fourth edition
Published Philadelphia : Lea & Febiger, 1993


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 MELB  613.7 KAT-N4 1993  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 494 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents Appendix B Nutritive Values for Common Foods, Alcoholic and Nonalcoholic Beverages, and Specialty and Fast-Food Items -- Appendix C Evaluation of Body Composition -- Appendix D Computerized Meal and Exercise Plan -- Appendix E Journals and Newsletters Related to Nutrition, Exercise, and Health -- Appendix F Reliable Sources of Information about Nutrition, Exercise, and Health -- Appendix G The Metric System and Conversion Constants in Nutrition, Exercise, and Health
Nutrition and Energy for Biologic Work. 1. Biology and Chemistry Basics: The Link to a Better Understanding of Nutrition, Exercise, and Health. 2. Digestion and Absorption of Food Nutrients. 3. Carbohydrates. 4. Lipids. 5. Proteins. 6. Vitamins. 7. Minerals. 8. Water. 9. Food Advertising, Packaging, and Labeling, and Patterns of Food Consumption. 10. Optimal Nutrition for Exercise and Good Health. 11. Energy for Exercise. 12. Ventilation and Circulation: The Oxygen Delivery Systems. 13. Energy Value of Food and Physical Activity -- Body Composition and Weight Control. 14. Evaluation of Body Composition. 15. Obesity. 16. Weight Control. 17. Modification of Eating and Exercise Behaviors -- Physiologic Conditioning for Total Fitness. 18. Conditioning for Muscular Strength. 19. Conditioning for Anaerobic and Aerobic Power. 20. Aging, Exercise, and Cardiovascular Health -- Appendix A Energy Expenditure in Household, Recreational and Sports Activities
Summary For dieticians and physical education specialists, this book is acknowledged as a reliable and valid source of information uniting the allied topics of physical conditioning, diet, nutrition and weight control, and sound scientific basis on the how and why of these interpretative aspects of fitness
Analysis Exercise Physiology
Humans Nutrition
Exercise Physiology
Humans Nutrition
Notes Rev. ed. of: Nutrition, weight control, and exercise. 1988
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Exercise -- Physiological aspects.
Food -- Caloric content.
Obesity -- Prevention & control
Weight loss.
Health Behavior.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Obesity -- prevention & control.
Author Katch, Frank I. Nutrition, weight control, and exercise
McArdle, William D.
LC no. 92010386
ISBN 0812115554
Other Titles Nutrition, weight control, and exercise