Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Physiology looks at the key topics in exercise physiology and examines how each of the physiological systems responds to acute and chronic exercise. As well as reviewing special topics such as nutrition, altitude, temperature, and ergogenic acids, it assesses the importance of exercise to health and quality of life and considers the importance of exercise to adults, children and the elderly.
Table of Contents
A. Fundamentals of exercise physiology. B. Bioenergetics for movement. C. Skeletal muscle contraction and control. D. Pulmonary adaptations to exercise. E. Cardiovascular adaptations to exercise. F. Integrated neural and hormonal control of exercise. G. Nutrition and ergogenic aids for sports performance. H. Training for performance. I. Exercise and environmental stress. J. Energy balance, body composition and health. K. Disease, exercise and health. L. Exercise prescription for health. Further Reading. Index.