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BIOS Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Physiology : Instant Notes - Karen Birch

BIOS Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Physiology

Instant Notes

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Published: 1st September 2004
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Instant Notestitles focus on core information and are designed to help undergraduate students come to grips with a subject quickly and easily. IInstant Notes in Sport and Exercise Physiologylooks at the key topics in exercise physiology such as nutrition, altitude, temperature and ergogenic aids. This book examines how each of the physiological systems responds to acute and chronic exercise, assesses the importance of exercise to health and quality of life and considers the importance of exercise to adults, children and the elderly. This book covers all of the essential topics in a format which is ideal for learning and rapid revision for students of all backgrounds.

Fundamentals of exercise physiology
Bioenergetics for movement
Skeletal muscle contraction and control
Pulmonary adaptations to exercise
Cardiovascular adaptations to exercise
Integrated neural and hormonal control of exercise
Nutrition and ergogenic aids for sports performance
Training for performance
Exercise and environmental stress
Energy balance, body composition and health
Disease, exercise and health
Exercise prescription for health
Further Reading
Index
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ISBN: 9781859962497
ISBN-10: 1859962491
Series: Instant Notes
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st September 2004
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.4 x 17.0  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1