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Sport, Exercise and Environmental Physiology - Reilly

Sport, Exercise and Environmental Physiology

By: Reilly

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Published: 1st October 2004
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This thorough book collates the relationships between exercise and the environment into one efficient volume. The aim of this text is to provide a comprehensive coverage of the environmental influences that impact the individual when exercising or competing in sport. The main environmental factors are considered, and the physiological reactions to discrete environmental stresses are described and methods of adaptation or coping are explained.

  • Evidence-based information and highly respected references dominates the text, lending credibility to the material.
  • The coverage maintains strong focus throughout, placing constant emphasis on the physics and physiology of the environmental stress.
  • Helpful information on the impact on the individual doing activity offers other important information, necessary to real-world practice.
  • The issues of acclimatization are addressed before recommendations, helping practitioners to cope with common issues.

Exercise and the environment - an ergonomics approachp. 1
Exercise and the heatp. 13
Exercise and the coldp. 33
Altitude stress and hypoxiap. 51
Underwater sportsp. 73
The stress of travelp. 89
The effects of space flightp. 117
Air qualityp. 145
Noisep. 165
Living and exercising in hostile environmentsp. 181
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ISBN: 9780443073588
ISBN-10: 0443073589
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st October 2004
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.8  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.33