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Connect Online Access for Exercise Physiology

Connect Online Access for Exercise Physiology

9th Edition
By Scott Powers and Edward Howley
ISBN10: 1259309142
ISBN13: 9781259309144
Copyright: 2015

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ISBN10: 1259309142 | ISBN13: 9781259309144



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Powers/ Exercise Physiology Brief Table of Contents

SECTION 1: Physiology of Exercise

Introduction to Exercise Physiology

1 Common Measurements in Exercise Physiology

2 Control of the Internal Environment

3 Bioenergetics

4 Exercise Metabolism

5 Cell Signaling and the Hormonal Responses to Exercise

6 Exercise and the Immune System

7 The Nervous System: Structure and Control of Movement

8 Skeletal Muscle: Structure and Function

9 Circulatory Responses to Exercise

10 Respiration During Exercise

11 Acid-Base Balance During Exercise

12 Temperature Regulation

13 The Physiology of Training: Effect on VO2 Max, Performance, and Strength

SECTION 2: Physiology of Health and Fitness

14 Risk Factors and Inflammation: Links to Chronic Disease

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 3: Physiology of Performance

19 Factors Affecting Performance

20 Laboratory Assessment of Human Performance

21 Training for Performance

22 Training for the Female Athlete, Children, Special Populations, and the Masters Athlete

23 Nutrition, Body Composition, and Performance

24 Exercise and the Environment

25 Ergogenic Aids

Appendices can be accessed at

Appendix A: Calculation of Oxygen Uptake and Carbon Dioxide Production

Appendix B: Dietary Reference Intakes: Estimated Energy Requirements

Appendix C: Dietary Reference Intakes: Vitamins

Appendix D: Dietary Reference Intakes: Minerals and Elements

Appendix E: Dietary Reference Intakes: Macronutrients

Appendix F: Percent of Fat Estimate for Men: Sum of Triceps, Chest, and Subscapula Skinfolds

Appendix G: Percent Fat Estimate for Women: Sum of Triceps, Abdomen, and Suprailium Skinfolds

Glossary G-1

Credits C-1

Index I-1