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Title:
Essentials of exercise physiology
Author:
McArdle, William D.
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Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
679 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780683305074
Format :
Book

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Central Library QP301 .M1149 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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This flashy textbook includes colorful tables and diagrams and emphasizes both practical applications and the interrelationships among energy intake, energy production during exercise, and physiologic systems that support physical activity and training responsiveness. Sections cover the historical roots of exercise physiology and the basics of the scientific method; nutrition and energy transport; the fundamental physiologic support systems; the application of the scientific principles of exercise training; factors affecting physiological function, energy transfer, and exercise performance; and optimizing body composition, aging, and health-related exercise benefits.


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