Physiology of Sport and Exercise
The leading textbook for undergraduate exercise physiology courses, "Physiology of Sport and Exercise, Fifth Edition" has been fully updated in both content and design. The authors, all distinguished researchers and past presidents of the American College of Sports Medicine, combine their expertise to deliver superior technical content while maintaining the accessible, reader-friendly format that has made this textbook a favourite of instructors and students alike. The fifth edition has been redesigned to enhance its visual appeal and provide students with an improved learning experience. Completely revamped photos, illustrations and medical artwork offer a higher level of detail and clarity to better illustrate how the body performs and responds to physical activity.
- Hardback | 616 pages
- 216 x 279 x 33.02mm | 1,973.13g
- 01 Jan 2012
- Human Kinetics Publishers
- Champaign, United States
- Revised edition
- w. num. ill. (mostly col.).
Table of contents
Chapter 1. Structure and Function of Exercising Muscle; Chapter 2. Fuel for Exercise: Bioenergetics and Muscle Metabolism Substrates; Chapter 3. Neural Control of Exercising Muscle; Chapter 4. Hormonal Control During Exercise; Chapter 5. Energy Expenditure and Fatigue; Chapter 6. The Cardiovascular System and Its Control; Chapter 7. The Respiratory System and Its Regulation; Chapter 8. Cardiorespiratory Responses to Acute Exercise; Chapter 9. Principles of Exercise Training.
About W. Larry Kenney
W. Larry Kenney is a professor of physiology and kinesiology at Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pennsylvania. Jack H. Wilmore is professor emeritus of the department of kinesiology and health education at the University of Texas at Austin. David L. Costill is the emeritus chair in exercise science at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. He established the Ball State University Human Performance Laboratory in 1966 and served as its director for over 32 years.