Princeton University Library Catalog

Exercise physiology : energy, nutrition, and human performance / William D. McArdle, Frank I. Katch, Victor L. Katch.

Author:
McArdle, William D. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2007.
Εdition:
6th ed.
Description:
lxxi, 1068, I-41 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) + 1 booklet.
Summary note:
This textbook integrates basic concepts and relevant scientific information to provide a foundation for understanding nutrition, energy transfer, and exercise training. This new edition covers exercise physiology, uniting the topics of human performance, nutrition, energy expenditure and capacity, molecular biology, and more. Every chapter has been fully revised and updated to reflect the latest information. LiveAdvise online faculty support and student tutoring services are available free with the text. A bound-in CD-ROM contains questions to help students prepare for exams. A Connection Website provides additional faculty and student resources.
Notes:
Booklet contains Internet access information.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction : a view of the past : exercise physiology - roots and historical perspectives -- Pt. 1. Exercise physiology -- Ch. 1. Carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins -- Ch. 2. Vitamins, minerals, and water -- Ch. 3. Optimal nutrition for exercise -- Ch. 4. Energy value of food -- Ch. 5. Introduction to energy transfer -- Ch. 6. Energy transfer in the body -- Ch. 7. Energy transfer in exercise -- Ch. 8. Measurement of human energy expenditure -- Ch. 9. Human energy expenditure during rest and physical activity -- Ch. 10. Energy expenditure during walking, jogging, running, and swimming -- Ch. 11. Individual differences and measurement of energy capacities -- Ch. 12. Pulmonary structure and function -- Ch. 13. Gas exchange and transport -- Ch. 14. Dynamics of pulmonary ventilation -- Ch. 15. The cardiovascular system -- Ch. 16. Cardiovascular regulation and integration -- Ch. 17. Functional capacity of the cardiovascular system -- Ch. 18. Skeletal muscle : structure and function -- Ch. 19. Neural control of human movement -- Ch. 20. The endocrine system : organization and acute and chronic responses to exercise -- Pt. 2. Applied exercise physiology -- Ch. 21. Training for anaerobic and aerobic power -- Ch. 22. Muscular strength : training muscles to become stronger -- Ch. 23. Special aids to exercise training and performance -- Ch. 24. Exercise at medium and high altitude -- Ch. 25. Exercise and thermal stress -- Ch. 26. Sport diving -- Ch. 27. Microgravity : the last frontier -- Ch. 28. Body composition assessment -- Ch. 29. Physique, performance, and physical activity -- Ch. 30. Overweight, obesity, and weight control -- Ch. 31. Physical activity, health, and aging -- Ch. 32. Clinical exercise physiology for cancer, cardiovascular, and pulmonary rehabilitation -- Molecular biology - a new vista for exercise physiology.
Subject(s):
ExercisePhysiological aspects [Browse]
Form/​Genre:
CD-ROMs
ISBN:
  • 0781749905
  • 0781772206 (booklet)
  • 9780781749909
  • 9780781772204
LCCN:
2005029306
OCLC:
62078267
Related name:
RCP:
C - S