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Section 1 Physiology of Exercise

Introduction to Exercise Physiology

Chapter 1: Common Measurements in Exercise Physiology

Chapter 2: Control of the Internal Environment

Chapter 3: Bioenergetics

Chapter 4: Exercise Metabolism

Chapter 5: Cell Signaling and the Hormonal Responses to Exercise

Chapter 6: Exercise and the Immune System

Chapter 7: The Nervous System: Structure and Control of Movement

Chapter 8: Skeletal Muscle: Structure and Function

Chapter 9: Circulatory Responses to Exercise

Chapter 10: Respiration During Exercise

Chapter 11: Acid-Base Balance During Exercise

Chapter 12: Temperature Regulation

Chapter 13: The Physiology of Training: Effect on V˙O2 Max, Performance, and Strength

Section 2 Physiology of Health and Fitness

Chapter 14: Risk Factors and Inflammation: Links to Chronic Disease

Chapter 15: Work Tests to Evaluate Cardiorespiratory Fitness

Chapter 16: Exercise Prescriptions for Health and Fitness

Chapter 17: Exercise for Special Populations

Chapter 18: Body Composition and Nutrition for Health

Section 3 Physiology of Performance

Chapter 19: Factors Affecting Performance

Chapter 20: Laboratory Assessment of Human Performance

Chapter 21: Training for Performance

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

Chapter 23: Nutrition, Body Composition, and Performance

Chapter 24: Exercise and the Environment

Chapter 25: Ergogenic Aids