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Exercise and Disease : Nutrition in Exercise & Sport - Marianne Eisinger

Exercise and Disease

Nutrition in Exercise & Sport

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Published: 27th July 1992
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Exercise and Disease reviews the role of exercise and physical fitness in the prevention or causation of cancer. Relevant mechanistic studies, particularly immunomodulation, are emphasized. The book also interprets effects of long-term exercise on immune functions and data that shows how exercise influences disease resistance. On the other hand, exercise may be involved in immune mediated motion injuries. Finally, exercise plays a potential role in cancer therapy. The book will be useful to researchers interested in the most recent developments and their interpretations.

Series Preface
Preface
The Editors
Contributors
The Role of Physical Activity in the Development of Childhood Obesityp. 1
Exercise and Cardiovascular Disease: A Gender Differencep. 11
Physical Activity, Lipids, and Lipoprotein Metabolism: the Benefit of Exercise and Training in Hyperlipidemiap. 25
Exercise, Natural Immunity, and Cancer: Causation, Correlation, or Conundrump. 37
The Role of Exercise in Cancer Therapyp. 63
Short-Term Exercise and Immune Functionp. 71
Long-Term Exercise and Immune Functionsp. 89
Exercise and Infectionp. 121
Immune Function in Exercise-Induced Injuriesp. 149
Exercise and Age-Related Decline in Immune Functionsp. 159
Psychological Effects of Exercise for Disease Resistance and Health Promotionp. 179
Indexp. 209
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ISBN: 9780849379123
ISBN-10: 0849379121
Series: Nutrition in Exercise & Sport
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 27th July 1992
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.6  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 1