BIOS Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Physiology

By Karen Birch, Keith George, Don McLaren

© 2004 – Taylor & Francis

230 pages | 89 B/W Illus.

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Paperback: 9781859962497
pub: 2004-09-02
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About the Book

Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Physiology looks at the key topics in exercise physiology and examines how each of the physiological systems responds to acute and chronic exercise. As well as reviewing special topics such as nutrition, altitude, temperature, and ergogenic acids, it assesses the importance of exercise to health and quality of life and considers the importance of exercise to adults, children and the elderly.

Table of Contents

A. Fundamentals of exercise physiology. B. Bioenergetics for movement. C. Skeletal muscle contraction and control. D. Pulmonary adaptations to exercise. E. Cardiovascular adaptations to exercise. F. Integrated neural and hormonal control of exercise. G. Nutrition and ergogenic aids for sports performance. H. Training for performance. I. Exercise and environmental stress. J. Energy balance, body composition and health. K. Disease, exercise and health. L. Exercise prescription for health. Further Reading. Index.

About the Series

Instant Notes

The Instant Notes series provides concise coverage of each subject, providing easy access to essential information. Each book:

  • focuses on core information
  • enables the reader to grasp the subject quickly and easily
  • offers a structural approach to learning
  • provides the essential facts with detailed explanations and clear illustrations.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED084000
MEDICAL / Sports Medicine