Physiology Products

  • Fatigue in Sport and Exercise

    By Shaun Phillips

    Fatigue is an important concern for all athletes, sportspeople and coaches, and in clinical exercise science. There remains considerable debate about the definition of fatigue, what causes it, what its impact is during different forms of exercise, and what the best methods are to combat fatigue and…

    Hardback – 2015-04-16
    Routledge

  • Race in Contemporary Medicine

    Edited by Sander L. Gilman

    With the first patent being granted to “BiDil,” a combined medication that is deemed to be most effective for a specific “race,” African-Americans for a specific form of heart failure, the on-going debate about the effect of the older category of race has been renewed. What role should “race” play…

    Paperback – 2014-08-14
    Routledge

  • Molecular Exercise Physiology

    An Introduction

    Edited by Henning Wackerhage

    Molecular Exercise Physiology: An Introduction is the first student-friendly textbook to be published on this key topic in contemporary sport and exercise science. It introduces sport and exercise genetics and the molecular mechanisms by which exercise causes adaptation. The text is linked to real…

    Paperback – 2014-02-23
    Routledge

  • Exercise Physiology

    for Health and Sports Performance

    By Nick Draper, Helen Marshall

    Exercise Physiology for Health and Sports Performance brings together all the essential human anatomy and applied physiology that students of exercise science, physical education and sports coaching need to know.Written in a friendly, accessible style and containing a wide range of features to…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
    Routledge

  • Body Composition in Sport, Exercise and Health

    Edited by Arthur D Stewart, Laura Sutton

    The analysis of body composition (fat, bone and muscle) is an important process throughout the biomedical sciences. This is the first book to offer a clear and detailed introduction to the key methods and techniques in body composition analysis and to explain the importance of body composition data…

    Paperback – 2012-06-06
    Routledge

  • Exercise and Chronic Disease

    An Evidence-Based Approach

    Edited by John Saxton

    It is now widely accepted that there are important links between inactivity and lifestyle-related chronic diseases, and that exercise can bring tangible therapeutic benefits to people with long-term chronic conditions. Exercise and Chronic Disease: An Evidence-Based Approach offers the most…

    Paperback – 2011-03-20
    Routledge

  • Pharmacology, Doping and Sports

    A Scientific Guide for Athletes, Coaches, Physicians, Scientists and Administrators

    Edited by Jean L. Fourcroy

    The work of dope testers is constantly being obstructed by the development of ever harder-to-trace new forms of banned substances. Organisations such as the World Anti-Doping Association and the United States Anti-Doping Agency are pioneering cutting-edge techniques …

    Paperback – 2010-02-04
    Routledge

  • Human Muscle Fatigue

    Edited by Craig Williams, Sébastien Ratel

    When human muscle fatigues, athletic performance becomes impaired. For those individuals suffering muscle or metabolic diseases the effects of muscle fatigue can make everyday tasks difficult. Understanding the scientific processes responsible for skeletal muscle fatigue is therefore central to the…

    Paperback – 2009-06-15
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity and Health

    The Evidence Explained, 2nd Edition

    By Adrianne E. Hardman, David J. Stensel

    Physical Activity and Health explains clearly, systematically and in detail the relationships between physical activity, health and disease, and examines the benefits of exercise in the prevention and treatment of a wide range of important conditions. Now in a fully updated and revised edition,…

    Paperback – 2009-05-17
    Routledge

  • New and Expanded Neuropsychosocial Concepts Complementary to Llorens' Developmental Theory

    Achieving Growth and Development through Occupation for Neonatal Infants and their Families

    By Lynne F. LaCorte OTD MHS

    This book analyzes and suggests an expansion of Llorens’ developmental theory of occupational therapy, applying these concepts in a final schematic model for use by occupational therapists, occupational scientists, and others involved in occupational tasks, relationships, and activities. The book…

    Paperback – 2009-04-13
    Routledge

  • Kinanthropometry Laboratory Manual

    Anthropometry and Exercise Physiology

    Edited by Roger Eston, Tom Reilly

    Kinanthropometry is the study of human body size, shape and form and how those characteristics relate to human movement and sporting performance. In this fully updated and revised edition of the classic guide to kinathropometric theory and practice, leading international sport and exercise…

    Paperback – 2008-09-29
    Routledge

  • Introduction to the Anatomy and Physiology of Children

    A Guide for Students of Nursing, Child Care and Health, 2nd Edition

    By Janet MacGregor

    Fully updated, this new edition provides an introduction to normal, healthy physical development for all professionals who specialise in working with children. The author, an experienced nurse teacher, guides the reader through the key changes in body systems and functions from embryo to birth…

    Paperback – 2008-04-17
    Routledge

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