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Author Powers, Scott K. (Scott Kline), 1950-

Title Exercise physiology : theory and application to fitness and performance / Scott K. Powers, Edward T. Howley
Edition Fifth edition
Published Boston, Mass. : McGraw-Hill, 2004

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Description various : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Section I Physiology of Exercise -- 1 Physiology of Exercise in the United States: Its Past, Its Future -- 2 Control of the Internal Environment -- 3 Bioenergetics -- 4 Exercise Metabolism -- 5 Hormonal Responses to Exercise -- 6 Measurement of Work, Power, and Energy Expenditure -- 7 The Nervous System: Structure and Control of Movement -- 8 Skeletal Muscle: Structure and Function -- 9 Circulatory Adaptations to Exercise -- 10 Respiration during Exercise -- 11 Acid-Base Balance during Exercise -- 12 Temperature Regulation -- 13 The Physiology of Training: Effect on V02 Max, Performance, Homeostasis, and Strength -- Section II Physiology of Health and Fitness -- 14 Patterns in Health and Disease: Epidemiology and Physiology -- 15 Work Tests to Evaluate Cardiorespiratory Fitness -- 16 Exercise Prescriptions for Health and Fitness -- 17 Exercise for Special Populations -- 18 Body Composition and Nutrition for Health -- Section III Physiology of Performance -- 19 Factors Affecting Performance -- 20 Work Tests to Evaluate Performance -- 21 Training for Performance -- 22 Training for the Female Athlete, Children, and Special Populations -- 23 Nutrition, Body Composition, and Performance -- 24 Exercise and the Environment -- 25 Ergogenic Aids -- Appendices -- A Calculation of Oxygen Uptake and Carbon Dioxide Production -- B Estimated Energy Expenditure During Selected Activities -- C Physical Activity Prescriptions -- D Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) -- E Estimated Safe and Adequate Daily Dietary Intakes (ESADDIs) of Selected Minerals -- F Median Height and Weight and Recommended Energy Intake -- G Percent Fat Estimate for Men: Sum of Triceps, Chest, and Subscapula Skinfolds -- H Percent Fat Estimate for Women: Sum of Triceps, Abdomen, and Suprailium Skinfolds -- Glossary
Notes Also available with accompanying Ready Notes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Exercise -- Physiological aspects.
Exercise -- Physiological aspects -- Study and teaching.
Author Howley, Edward T., 1943-
LC no. 2003044582
ISBN 007121545X International student edition
0072557281
0072557338 notes
007121836X hardback
Other Titles Exercise physiology : theory and application to fitness