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Physiology of Sport and Exercise, Seventh Edition With Web Study Guide, continues its legacy as a top physiology textbook and favorite of instructors and students alike. Combining research with extensive visual aids, this resource offers a simple way for students to develop an understanding of the body’s abilities to perform various types and intensities of exercise and sport, to adapt to stressful situations, and to improve its physiological capacities. Written by a team of distinguished researchers, all past presidents of the American College of Sports Medicine, this seventh edition has been updated based on the most recent position stands, standards, and guidelines in the field of sport and exercise physiology. Throughout the text, updated photos join with the superb illustrations and medical artwork to clarify difficult concepts and illustrate how the body performs. Digital components found in the web study guide now include 26 animations that offer a dynamic way to experience physiological concepts, and 66 audio clips that provide explanations of complex physiological processes to aid students’ understanding of important illustrations in the text. Leaders in the field discuss recent developments and real-world applications in 27 video clips to help students connect theoretical and practical concepts. Corresponding icons throughout the text notify students when digital elements are available to complement the materials. In addition to the expanded digital components, Physiology of Sport and Exercise, Seventh Edition, features new and updated content based on the latest research in the field: Additional information on overtraining and exercise addiction Expanded content on fatigue and mobility in aging New sections on epigenetics, bioinformatics, and neuromuscular function New information on exercise genomics New Research Perspectives emphasizing emerging findings in the field, and a new Research Perspectives Finder to help students locate key content quickly Ease of reading has been the standout feature of this popular text. The seventh edition continues to offer comprehensive coverage of the complex relationship between human physiology and exercise while maintaining an engaging and student-friendly tone. Unique learning features paired with an accessible layout, including chapter-opening outlines and review boxes throughout each chapter, will help students focus on the major concepts addressed. Study questions and a list of key terms at the end of the chapter increase students’ opportunities for recall and self-testing. A comprehensive glossary and lists of common abbreviations and conversions provide easy reference for students as they complete labs and assignments. To foster an enriched learning experience, both students and instructors can take advantage of the web-based ancillaries that accompany the text. In addition to animations, videos, and audio clips, the web study guide includes comprehension quizzes to provide immediate feedback to students on their knowledge retention as well as end-of-unit mastery checks that students can use for evaluating their progress. Instructors are provided with access to an instructor guide, test package, ready-to-use chapter quizzes, and a presentation package plus image bank. The presentation package includes PowerPoint slides with key points and content, which can be modified to suit a variety of class structures. An image bank features all of the graphics, artwork, and content photos from the text for easy insertion into tests, quizzes, handouts, and other course materials. Digital extras—composed of the animations, videos, and audio clips that students find in the web study guide—bolster comprehension of challenging concepts. Physiology of Sport and Exercise has been a pivotal textbook of the engaging field of exercise physiology. Through dynamic and interactive learning activities, easy-to-follow layouts, and research-oriented content enriched with visual supplements, students and instructors will find this an invaluable resource for their continued education.

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Genre: Science
Author: W. Larry Kenney
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release: 2019-04-25
File: 648 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781492574859

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A complete guide to physiological aspects of sports and exercise.

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Genre: Exercise
Author: Jack Wilmore
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release: 1999
File: 710 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781450421133

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Please note: This text was replaced with a seventh edition. This version is available only for courses using the sixth edition and will be discontinued at the end of the semester. Physiology of Sport and Exercise, Sixth Edition With Web Study Guide, frames research findings in physiology in a reader-friendly format, making this textbook a favorite of instructors and students alike. This resource offers a simple way for students to develop an understanding of the body’s abilities to perform various types and intensities of exercise and sport, to adapt to stressful situations, and to improve its physiological capacities. Written by a team of distinguished researchers, all past presidents of the American College of Sports Medicine, this updated sixth edition has been enhanced with new elements to facilitate learning comprehension. The redesigned photos, illustrations, and medical artwork of the fifth edition that clarified difficult concepts and illustrated how the body performs are now complemented by new digital components. Seven animations have been added, bringing the total to 25 and providing a dynamic way to experience course material. The 60 audio clips provide explanations of complex physiological processes to aid students’ understanding of important illustrations in the text, and approximately 20 video clips from leaders in the field discuss recent developments and real-world applications to help students connect theoretical and practical concepts. Corresponding icons throughout the text notify students when digital elements are available to complement the materials. In addition to the improved digital components, Physiology of Sport and Exercise, Sixth Edition, features new and updated content based on the latest research in the field: • Updated information on high-intensity interval training (HIIT), interactions between resistance training and diet, and the relationship between protein intake and muscle synthesis • A reorganized chapter on ergogenic aids and a clearer organization of prohibited versus legal substances • Extensively revised chapters on physical activity and disease, including updated treatment guidelines and understandings of metabolism and disease processes • New information on the health effects of prolonged sitting as well as osteoporosis, bone health, and effects of exercise during menopause • A series of 76 Research Perspectives emphasizing new and emerging findings in the field Ease of reading has been the cornerstone of this popular text. The sixth edition of Physiology of Sport and Exercise continues to offer comprehensive coverage of the complex relationship between human physiology and exercise while maintaining an engaging and student-friendly tone. Unique learning features allow students to build their knowledge as they discover the depth and breadth of this fascinating field of study. The book’s accessible layout, including chapter-opening outlines and review boxes throughout each chapter, will help students focus on the major concepts addressed. Study questions and a list of key terms at the end of the chapter increase students’ opportunities for recall and self-testing. A comprehensive glossary and lists of common abbreviations and conversions provide easy reference for students as they complete labs and assignments. To expand the material and provide an enriched learning experience, both students and instructors can take advantage of the web-based ancillaries that accompany the text. In addition to new animations, videos, and audio clips, the web study guide includes comprehension quizzes to provide immediate feedback to students on their knowledge retention as well as end-of-unit mastery checks that students can use for evaluating their progress. Instructors are provided with access to an instructor guide, test package, ready-to-use chapter quizzes, and a presentation package plus image bank. The presentation package includes PowerPoint slides with key points and content, which can be modified to suit a variety of class structures. An image bank features all of the graphics, artwork, and content photos from the text for easy insertion into tests, quizzes, handouts, and other course materials. Digital extras—composed of the animations, videos, and audio clips that students find in the web study guide—bolster comprehension of challenging concepts. Physiology of Sport and Exercise has been a cornerstone textbook of the engaging field of exercise physiology. Through dynamic and interactive learning activities, easy-to-follow layouts, and research-oriented content, students and instructors will find this an invaluable resource for their continued education.

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Genre: Science
Author: W. Larry Kenney
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release: 2015-05-19
File: 648 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781492585183

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Helps students develop their understanding of the body's abilities to perform various types and intensities of exercise and sport, to adapt to stressful situations and to improve its physiological capacities. This book presents the relationship between human physiology and exercise.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Jack H. Wilmore
Publisher: Human Kinetics 1
Release: 2008
File: 574 Pages
ISBN-13: 0736055835

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Provides the reader with a completely updated and comprehensive theoretical foundation for sport and exercise physiology. Designed to more effectively meet the needs of undergraduate students, this third edition continues to make learning easy and enjoyable, capturing the latest and most significant research findings in a reader-friendly format.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Jack H. Wilmore
Publisher: Human Kinetics 1
Release: 2004
File: 726 Pages
ISBN-13: 0736044892

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A textbook for a graduate or undergraduate course, emphasizing how the body responds to the high physiological demands of physical activity. Covers the essentials of movement, energy for movement, cardiorespiratory function and performance, environmental influences on performance, optimizing performance in sport, age and sex considerations, and physical activity for health and fitness. Revised from the 1994 edition with more learning aids and supplementary material. Highly illustrated, mostly in color. Includes a glossary without pronunciation. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Genre: Education
Author: Jack H. Wilmore
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Release: 1999
File: 710 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015047595486

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Genre:
Author: W. Larry Kenney
Publisher:
Release: 2021-10
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 1718202709

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The leading textbook for undergraduate exercise physiology courses, Physiology of Sport and Exercise, Fifth Edition, is now available as an enhanced e-book that includes 18 new full-color animations to supplement the text. 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 favorite of instructors and students alike. The enhanced fifth edition will provide students with an engaging learning experience. Photos, medical artwork, and illustrations throughout offer a higher level of detail and clarity to better illustrate how the body performs and responds to physical activity. These illustrations come to life with 18 full-color art animations, providing a dynamic new way to experience course material. The enhanced fifth edition of Physiology of Sport and Exercise also features the updated content you will find in the print edition, based on the latest research in the field, including the following: A complete rewrite of the chapters on resistance training, including updated strength training principles based on the 2009 ACSM position stand and new sections on core strength, stability training, and high-intensity interval training (HIT) A full update and reorganization, based on instructors’ feedback, of the chapters on metabolism and hormonal control to aid students’ comprehension of these complex systems New content on lactic acid as a fuel source, muscle cramps, childhood obesity, substrate utilization and endocrine response to exercise, and vascular aging Updated coverage of central and peripheral cardiac functions, the female athlete triad, and the menstrual cycle New research on effects of physical activity on health, including the addition of international data on the incidence of cardiovascular disease and obesity Physiology of Sport and Exercise, Fifth Edition (Enhanced), stands alone as the best, most comprehensive resource framing the latest research findings in a reader-friendly enhanced e-book format. This winning combination makes it easier—and more engaging—than ever for students to develop their understanding of the body’s marvelous abilities to perform various types and intensities of exercise and sport, to adapt to stressful situations, and to improve its physiological capacities.

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Genre: Medical
Author: W. Larry Kenney
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release: 2011-11-15
File: 621 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781492503767

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Physiology is the identification of physiological mechanisms underlying physical activity the comprehensive delivery of treatment services concerned with the analysis improvement and maintenance of health and fitness rehabilitation of heart disease and other chronic diseases and/or disabilities and the professional guidance and counsel of athletes and other interested in athletics sports training and human adaptability to acute and chronic exercise. The book for undergraduate exercise physiology courses, Physiology of Sport and Exercise, has been fully updated in both content and design. New research on effects of physical activity on health, including the addition of international data on the incidence of cardiovascular disease and obesity. Physiology of Sport and Exercise stands alone as the best, most comprehensive resource framing the latest research findings in a reader-friendly format.

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Author: Bev Lott & Blair Fraser
Publisher: Scientific e-Resources
Release: 2019-11-06
File: 312 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781839473722

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Sport and exercise physiologists are called upon to carry out physiological assessments that have proven validity and reliability, both in sport-specific and health-related contexts. A wide variety of test protocols have been developed and refined. This book is a comprehensive guide to these protocols and to the key issues relating to physiological testing. Volume I covers sport-specific testing, and Volume II covers clinical and exercise specific testing. With contributions from leading specialist sport, exercise and clincial physiologists, and covering a wide range of mainstream sports, special populations, and ethical, practical and methodological issues, these volumes represent an essential resource for sport-specific and clinical exercise testing in both research and applied settings. Visit the companion website at www.routledgesport.com/bases

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Genre: Science
Author: Edward M. Winter
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2006-11-22
File: 364 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781134234059

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