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Excerpt — Physiology of Sport and Exercise 6th Edition With Web Study Guide

Hormonal signaling influences the body's caloric intake

The regulation of appetite, the sensations of hunger and satiety, and the feeling of fullness are part of a complex system that involves hormonal signaling from all over the body including the gastrointestinal system and fat cells.

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Examining blood pressure responses to yoga

Yoga is an increasingly popular form of exercise that is designed to increase flexibility, muscular strength, and overall health. Over half of yoga practitioners surveyed by Yoga Magazine in 2012 said that they started practicing yoga to improve their overall health.

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Optimizing training and performance in varied altitudes

We have considered the major changes that occur as the human body becomes acclimated to altitude and how these adaptations affect performance at altitude. But is there any advantage to training at altitude to improve performance at sea level?

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