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Excerpt — Advanced Exercise Physiology

Exercise Genomics

The rapidly expanding field of exercise genomics advances our understanding of the preventive and therapeutic properties of exercise by increasing our knowledge about the physiology of exercise and human behavior.

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Anaerobic Testing

To accurately determine baseline status in order to guide exercise prescription development and determine whether adaptations occur in response to the exercise training stimulus, one needs to be able to precisely measure the variables of interest.

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Using Body Composition Methods to Identify Cachexia in Cancer Patients

Cachexia is not simply weight loss. In some cancer populations, such as patients with early-stage breast cancer, weight gain is actually a more common occurrence that is associated with poor prognosis.

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