Exercise Physiology

Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance

Author: Scott Powers

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 0077838785

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 640

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The ninth edition of Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance is intended for students interested in exercise physiology, clinical exercise physiology, human performance, kinesiology/exercise science, physical therapy, and physical education. The book contains numerous clinical applications, including exercise tests to evaluate cardiorespiratory fitness and information on exercise training for improvements in health-related physical fitness and sports performance. This comprehensive tool is intended for a one-semester, upper-level undergraduate or beginning graduate exercise physiology course.

Exercise Physiology

Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance

Author: Scott K. Powers,Edward T. Howley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780071218368

Category: Exercise

Page: 576

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Especially for exercise science and physical education students, this work provides a foundation in theory illuminated by performance models to increase understanding. Topics cover how exercise enhances brain functioning, and new ways to estimate the oxygen requirements of cyclists.

Exercise Physiology

Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance

Author: Scott Kline Powers,Edward T. Howley

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages

ISBN: 9780073028637

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 540

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Written especially for exercise science and physical education students, this text provides a solid foundation in theory illuminated by application and performance models to increase understanding and to help students apply what they've learned in the classroom and beyond.

Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance

Author: Edward Howley,Scott Powers

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781259870453

Category: Education

Page: 656

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Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance is designed for students interested in exercise physiology, clinical exercise physiology, human performance, kinesiology/exercise science, physical therapy, and physical education. The tenth edition provides students with an up-to-date understanding of the physiology of exercise through the use of numerous clinical applications, including exercise tests to evaluate cardiorespiratory fitness and information on exercise training for improvements in health-related physical fitness and sports performance .The Connect course for this offering includes SmartBook, an adaptive reading and study experience which guides students to master, recall, and apply key concepts while providing automatically-graded assessments. McGraw-Hill Connect® is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following: • SmartBook® - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content. • Access to your instructor’s homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course. • Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement. • The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping. Complete system requirements to use Connect can be found here: http://www.mheducation.com/highered/platforms/connect/training-support-students.html

Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance

Author: Scott Powers,Edward Howley

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

ISBN: 9780073376479

Category: Medical

Page: 648

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Written especially for exercise science and physical education students, this text provides a solid foundation in theory illuminated by application and performance models to increase understanding and to help students apply what they've learned in the classroom and beyond.

Exercise Physiology for Health, Fitness, and Performance

Author: Sharon Plowman,Denise Smith

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781784061

Category: Medical

Page: 636

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This textbook integrates basic exercise physiology with research studies to stimulate learning, allowing readers to apply principles in the widest variety of exercise and sport science careers. It combines basic exercise physiology with special applications and contains flexible organisation of independent units.

Applied Biomechanics: Concepts and Connections

Author: John McLester,Peter St. Pierre

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495105864

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 432

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APPLIED BIOMECHANICS: CONCEPTS AND CONNECTIONS is comprehensive in coverage and focuses on making connections between biomechanics and other subdisciplines of Exercise Science. Because students taking the course may not be math or science oriented, the text begins with a qualitative, conceptual explanation and then moves to a mathematical one, including both qualitative and some mathematical examples. The text also includes a brief review of anatomy. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Exercise Physiology

Integrating Theory and Application

Author: William J. Kraemer,Steven J. Fleck,Michael R. Deschenes

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 0781783518

Category: Medical

Page: 488

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Designed for undergraduate course work, this exercise physiology textbook unites research and theory with real-world application so students can easily relate to the concepts being presented. The unique applied approach fully engages you in discovering how the human body works and responds to exercise. You'll not only gain a solid foundation in exercise physiology concepts, you'll also learn how to apply these concepts on the job to optimize athletic performance and well-being. Moreover, you'll come to understand the vital health benefits of exercise and physical activity for all individuals at all ages, including special populations. Beginning with basic exercise physiology concepts, the text progressively builds your knowledge by integrating these concepts into practical discussions of nutrition and training. The text stresses a research-based approach, enabling you to locate and evaluate the evidence you need to make good decisions. Numerous examples further underscore the importance of basic concepts and research in addressing real-life challenges in exercise and athletic training.

Clinical Exercise Physiology

Application and Physiological Principles

Author: Linda M. LeMura,Serge P. Von Duvillard

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781726801

Category: Medical

Page: 668

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This text will focus on the underlying causes of various disease states, the manifestation of symptoms, the use of exercise as a diagnostic tool, the utility of exercise as a rehabilitative vehicle, and the use of exercise to monitor and evaluate clinical progress. The book will describe the new developments in clinical research and technology associated with diagnoses and treatment, as well as the techniques and methods of exercise prescription and subsequent evaluation and progress. With both national and international experts contributing chapters in their respective fields, this book's strength is in its broad-based appeal, its utility as a textbook and as a reference text, and its well-balanced approach to medicine, applied physiology, and pathology. Compatibility: BlackBerry(R) OS 4.1 or Higher / iPhone/iPod Touch 2.0 or Higher /Palm OS 3.5 or higher / Palm Pre Classic / Symbian S60, 3rd edition (Nokia) / Windows Mobile(TM) Pocket PC (all versions) / Windows Mobile Smartphone / Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP/Vista/Tablet PC

Total Fitness & Wellness

Author: Scott Kline Powers,Stephen L. Dodd,Erica M. Jackson

Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780321840523

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 528

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Total Fitness and Wellness gives you a solid foundation in fitness & lifetime wellness, while teaching and coaching you how to make healthy behavioral changes and lifestyle choices. The new edition combines the latest research and statistics in exercise science while coaching you through the best way to put better fitness into action. Unique to Total Fitness and Wellness, a new chapter on planning Fitness & Wellness programs (Chapter 7) guides you on building your complete programs for enhanced fitness & wellness. Furthermore, the coaching features and revised sample programs throughout the text offer you easy-to-follow, strategic guides to reaching all your fitness & wellness goals. QR codes in the book link to actual exercise videos, so you can quickly and easily see proper form and technique videos prior to your own workouts. For a focused presentation on fitness, the Brief Edition consists of Chapters 1--11 from the big book so students receive the basics on fitness, nutrition, cardiovascular disease, and stress management. Note: If you are purchasing the standalone text or electronic version, MasteringHealth does not come automatically packaged with the text. To purchase MasteringHealth please visit www.masteringhealthandnutrition.com or you can purchase a package of the physical text + MasteringHealth by searching for 032198272X/ 9780321982728. MasteringHealth is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.

Exercise Physiology for Health Fitness and Performance

Author: Sharon A. Plowman,Denise L. Smith

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451176112

Category: Medical

Page: 744

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Updated for its Fourth Edition with increased art and photos, this undergraduate exercise physiology textbook integrates basic exercise physiology with research studies to stimulate learning, allowing readers to apply principles in the widest variety of exercise and sport science careers. The book has comprehensive coverage, including integrated material on special populations, and a flexible organization of independent units, so instructors can teach according to their preferred approach. Each unit is designed with a consistent and comprehensive sequence of presentation: basic anatomy and physiology, the measurement and meaning of variables important to understanding exercise physiology, exercise responses, training principles, and special applications, problems, and considerations. Plowman & Smith provides a consistently organized, comprehensive approach to Exercise Physiology with excellent supporting ancillary materials. Its ability to relate up to date research to key concepts and integrate special populations makes this book ideal for classroom use.

Fit ohne Geräte – Kraftstoff

Die optimale Ernährung für weniger Körperfett und mehr Muskeldefinition – geeignet für Männer und Frauen

Author: Mark Lauren,Maggie Greenwood-Robinson

Publisher: Riva Verlag

ISBN: 3959710755

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 300

View: 7476

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Die Bestseller-Reihe Fit ohne Geräte hat Mark Lauren weltweit dafür bekannt gemacht, jeden Mann und jede Frau in kürzester Zeit in Topform bringen zu können – egal ob Berufssoldat, Hobbysportler oder Couchpotato. Mit diesem Buch legt er endlich das lang erwartete Ernährungsprogramm vor, das sein Bodyweight-Training optimal ergänzt, den Stoffwechsel auf Hochtouren bringt, das Muskelwachstum beschleunigt und dem Körperfett keine Chance lässt. Marks innovatives Konzept der Kalorienzyklen, bei dem sich Wochen mit höherer und niedrigerer Kalorien- und Kohlenhydratzufuhr abwechseln, trickst den Körper aus und hält ihn im Fettverbrennungsmodus, während Heißhunger, ein Herunterfahren des Stoffwechsels und alle anderen negativen Nebenwirkungen von Diäten ausbleiben. Mark zeigt, mit welchem Kraftstoff man seinen Körper auftanken muss, um fit, schlank und definiert zu werden. Das Programm ist für jeden Lebensstil geeignet und lässt sich auch an stressigen Arbeitstagen oder unterwegs einfach anwenden. Das Buch enthält hilfreiche Mahlzeitenpläne und über 50 leckere Rezepte für jede Mahlzeit des Tages, basierend auf den "glorreichen Sieben": Fleisch, Fisch, Gemüse, Obst, Getreide, Nüsse und Saaten. Eine Reihe bebilderter, 10-minütiger Bodyweight-Workouts ergänzen den völlig neuen Essensplan. Fit ohne Geräte – Kraftstoff ist ein modernes, auf aktuellen Studien beruhendes Ernährungskonzept, das einen in Rekordzeit fit fürs Leben macht.

Manuelle Muskeltests

Untersuchungstechniken nach Daniels und Worthingham

Author: Helen J. Hislop,Jacqueline Montgomery

Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag

ISBN: 9783437456916

Category:

Page: 288

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Anatomie und Physiologie für Dummies

Author: Maggie Norris,Donna Rae Siegfried

Publisher: VCH

ISBN: 9783527708284

Category:

Page: 358

View: 422

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Unser Körper ist ein komplexes System, in dem viele unterschiedlich aufgebaute Teile zusammenwirken. In ”Anatomie und Physiologie für Dummies“ erfahren die Leser, was sie über Knochen, Muskeln, Nerven, Hormone und den Rest, der den menschlichen Körper ausmacht, wissen müssen. Das ist aber natürlich noch nicht alles. Donna Rae Siegfried zeigt in diesem ausgiebig und teilweise farbig illustrierten Band, wie viele Einzelteile zusammenarbeiten und wie der Körper als großes Ganzes funktioniert. Mit Übungsaufgaben, die online gestellt wurden, können Sie Ihr frisch erworbenes Wissen noch einmal überprüfen. Wie man es von den Dummies nicht anders kennt, werden die Leser locker, leicht und mit einer Prise Humor in das komplexe Thema eingeführt.

Anatomie und menschliche Bewegung

Strukturen und Funktionen

Author: Nigel Palastanga,Roger Soames

Publisher: "Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag"

ISBN: 343729301X

Category: Medical

Page: 616

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Strukturen und Funktionen des muskuloskelettalen Systems Anatomie und menschliche Bewegung nimmt Sie mit auf eine systematische und detaillierte Reise durch die Anatomie und erklärt Ihnen u.a. wie und warum Bewegung überhaupt möglich ist. Eindrucksvoll in Wort und Bild lernen Sie z.B. die Bewegungsmuster beim Boxen, Ballwurf, Liegestütz, Treppensteigen u.v.m. kennen. Sie erfahren das Wichtigste über Biomechanik, Faszien, Bewegungsmuster und erhalten Palpationshinweise. Mehr als 450 hochwertige farbige Abbildungen unterstützen das Verständnis. Anatomie und menschliche Bewegung ist die optimale Ergänzung zu Ihren Anatomie-Atlanten und Lehrbüchern, denn stärker als in anderen Werken steht die Bewegung mit all ihren Facetten im Vordergrund: Hier werden die funktionellen Zusammenhänge praxisbezogen erklärt und alltägliche Bewegungsmuster anschaulich beschrieben. Das macht es Ihnen leicht anatomische Zusammenhänge nachzuvollziehen und sich dauerhaft zu merken. Dies unterstützt Sie bei der Vorbereitung für den Unterricht, z.B. in den Fächern Funktionelle Anatomie oder Biomechanik sowie bei Prüfungen und im Berufsalltag Das Buch behandelt obere Extremität, untere Extremität, Rumpf (inkl. inneren Organen), Hals und Kopf. Systematisch werden Knochen, Muskeln, Gelenke, Nervensystem, Blutversorgung und Lymphsystem der jeweiligen Region beschrieben. Die Inhalte richten sich an angehende und praktizierende Physiotherapeuten, Ergotherapeuten, Sportwissenschaftler.

The Physiotherapist's Pocket Guide to Exercise E-Book

Assessment, Prescription and Training

Author: Angela Jane Glynn,Helen Fiddler

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702039292

Category: Medical

Page: 227

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This book is for therapists involved in exercise therapy for the prevention and treatment of disease. It covers exercise assessment, current prescription guidelines, precautions, exercise design and clinical case studies. The book also includes exercises to increase strength, power, local muscle endurance, range of movement and aerobic capacity and will be relevant to all areas of therapy practice. In addition to the general guidelines, considerations for exercise groups and exercise at home as well as exercise in special patient populations are addressed. This allows therapists who are expert in one area to become familiar with exercise prescription in another. The book underpins therapeutic exercise in general and also addresses specific considerations for particular clinical situations within current guidelines and practical considerations. Underpinning exercise physiology Physical principles of exercise design Guidelines for exercise training Clinical exercise prescription Limitations to exercise in common conditions Example case studies

Mathematics and Science for Exercise and Sport

The Basics

Author: Craig Williams,David James,Cassie Wilson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134108125

Category: Education

Page: 232

View: 3621

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Mathematics and Science for Sport and Exercise introduces students to the basic mathematical and scientific principles underpinning sport and exercise science. It is an invaluable course companion for students who have little prior experience of maths or science, and an ideal revision aid for higher level undergraduate students. The book explains the basic scientific principles that help us to understand sport, exercise and human movement, using a wide range of well-illustrated practical examples. Written by three leading sport scientists with many years experience teaching introductory courses, the book guides beginning students through those difficult to grasp areas of basic maths and science, and identifies the common problems and misconceptions that students often experience. It includes coverage of key areas such as: science of physical states – gas, liquid and solid science of biomechanics, motion and energy mathematical formulae, calculus, and differential equations statistics scientific report writing key concepts such as pressure, torque and velocity self-test features and highlighted key points throughout each chapter. Fully referenced, with guides to further reading, this book is an essential companion for all students on foundation or undergraduate level courses in sport and exercise science, kinesiology, and the human movement sciences.

Churchill Livingstone's Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine E-Book

Author: Sheila Jennett

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0080982522

Category: Medical

Page: 496

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The dictionary is designed to be a pocket companion, for ready access by students, postgraduates, trainers, and health professionals involved in sport and exercise. It provides definitions and short accounts of terms used and techniques employed in the study and practical application of the relevant anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and psychology, and of commonly associated medical problems and treatments. Illustrations are included in the A-Z text, and appendices provide additional reference information and sources for further study. Wide coverage in A-Z text of relevant basic and applied topics relevant to sport and exercise. Full contact information for professional associations. Illustrations, graphs and tables. Team of expert contributors.