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Physiology of Sport and Exercise 8th Edition Ebook With HKPropel Access

Physiology of Sport and Exercise 8th Edition Ebook With HKPropel Access

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    Physiology of Sport and Exercise, Eighth Edition With HKPropel Access, continues its legacy as a top physiology textbook and favorite of instructors and students alike. Combining research with extensive visual aids, this resource offers a simple way for students to explore the body’s response to various types and intensities of exercise and sports.

    Written by a team of distinguished researchers, all past presidents of the American College of Sports Medicine, this eighth edition has been updated based on the most recent standards and guidelines in the field of exercise physiology. The text builds upon the previous edition’s high standards for illustrations, photos, and medical artwork with a refreshed, more sophisticated look to encourage a deep understanding of complex topics.

    Related multimedia components delivered through HKPropel further enrich the learning experience with 26 animations that offer a dynamic way to experience physiological concepts and 66 audio clips that offer explanations of elaborate physiological processes. Leaders in the field help students connect theoretical and practical concepts in 27 video clips. Various types of online learning activities, key term flash card reviews, and key term quizzes offer interactive opportunities to engage with the content—all of which can be assigned, and progress tracked, by instructors directly through HKPropel. In addition, chapter quizzes (assessments) may also be assigned; these are automatically graded to test comprehension of critical concepts. QR codes throughout the text notify students when complementary digital components are available.

    Physiology of Sport and Exercise, Eighth Edition, features the following enhancements based on the latest research in the field:
    • Additional information on cellular signaling and molecular adaptations
    • Expanded content on obesity and sports nutrition
    • Reorganized and expanded chapters on energy expenditure and exercise prescription that make the content more accessible to students
    • Extensive updates on important topics, including bioinformatics and big data, reading research articles, molecular mechanisms of increased protein synthesis, muscle cramps, and mitochondrial oxidation
    • Updated Research Perspective sidebars that emphasize emerging findings in the field and a Research Perspectives Finder to help students locate key content quickly
    As in previous editions, readability and ease of understanding make Physiology of Sport and Exercise different from other physiology resources. Unique learning aids, including chapter-opening outlines and review boxes throughout each chapter, will help students focus on the major concepts addressed. Study questions and a list of key terms at the end of each chapter provide opportunities for recall and self-assessment. A comprehensive glossary and lists of common abbreviations and conversions provide easy reference for students.

    Physiology of Sport and Exercise has been a pivotal textbook in the field of exercise physiology. Through this edition’s dynamic and interactive learning activities, easy-to-follow layouts, and research-oriented content enriched with visual supplements, students and instructors will find this an invaluable resource for their continued education.

    Note: A code for accessing HKPropel is included with this ebook.


    Textbook for undergraduate courses in exercise physiology. A reference for exercise scientists, sports medicine specialists, physicians, athletic trainers, personal trainers, physical therapists, physical educators, fitness specialists, and graduate students in exercise science.
    Research Perspectives Finder

    Introduction. An Introduction to Exercise and Sport Physiology
    Focus of Exercise and Sport Physiology
    Acute and Chronic Responses to Exercise
    The Evolution of Exercise Physiology
    Exercise Physiology in the 21st Century
    Research: Turning Curiosity Into Science

    Part I. Exercising Muscle

    Chapter 1. Structure and Function of Exercising Muscle
    Anatomy of Skeletal Muscle
    Muscle Fiber Contraction
    Muscle Fiber Types
    Skeletal Muscle and Exercise

    Chapter 2. Fuel for Exercise: Bioenergetics and Muscle Metabolism
    Energy Substrates
    Controlling the Rate of Energy Production
    Storing Energy: High-Energy Phosphates
    The Basic Energy Systems
    Interaction of the Energy Systems
    The Crossover Concept
    The Oxidative Capacity of Muscle

    Chapter 3. Neural Control of Exercising Muscle
    Structure and Function of the Nervous System
    Central Nervous System
    Peripheral Nervous System
    Sensory-Motor Integration

    Chapter 4. Hormonal Control During Exercise
    The Endocrine System
    Endocrine Glands and Their Hormones: An Overview
    Hormonal Regulation of Metabolism During Exercise
    Hormonal Regulation of Fluid and Electrolytes During Exercise
    Hormonal Regulation of Caloric Intake

    Part II. Muscle Energy

    Chapter 5. Energy Expenditure
    Measuring Energy Expenditure
    Estimating Energy Expenditure
    Predicting Energy Expenditure
    Energy Expenditure at Rest and During Exercise

    Chapter 6. Fatigue, Muscle Soreness, and Muscle Cramps
    Fatigue and Its Causes
    Critical Power: The Link Between Energy Expenditure and Fatigue
    Muscle Soreness
    Exercise-Induced Muscle Cramps

    Part III. Cardiovascular and Respiratory Function

    Chapter 7. The Cardiovascular System and Its Control
    The Heart
    Vascular System

    Chapter 8. The Respiratory System and Its Regulation
    Pulmonary Ventilation
    Pulmonary Volumes
    Pulmonary Diffusion
    Transport of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide in the Blood
    Gas Exchange at the Muscles
    Regulation of Pulmonary Ventilation
    Afferent Feedback From Exercising Limbs
    Exercise Training and Respiratory Function

    Chapter 9. Cardiorespiratory Responses to Acute Exercise
    Cardiovascular Responses to Acute Exercise
    Respiratory Responses to Acute Exercise
    Recovery From Acute Exercise

    Part IV. Exercise Training

    Chapter 10. Principles of Exercise Training
    General Principles of Training
    Resistance Training Programs
    Anaerobic and Aerobic Power Training Programs

    Chapter 11. Adaptations to Resistance Training
    Resistance Training and Gains in Muscular Fitness
    Mechanisms of Gains in Muscle Strength
    Interaction Between Resistance Training and Diet
    Resistance Training for Special Populations

    Chapter 12. Adaptations to Aerobic and Anaerobic Training
    Adaptations to Aerobic Training
    Adaptations to Anaerobic Training
    Adaptations to High-Intensity Interval Training
    Specificity of Training and Cross-Training

    Chapter 13. Prescription of Exercise for Health and Fitness
    Health Benefits of Regular Physical Activity and Exercise
    Exercise and Cognitive Function
    Physical Activity Recommendations
    Health Screening
    Exercise Prescription
    Monitoring Exercise Intensity
    Exercise Programming
    Exercise and Rehabilitation of People with Diseases

    Part V. Environmental Influences on Performance

    Chapter 14. Exercise in Hot and Cold Environments
    Body Temperature Regulation
    Physiological Responses to Exercise in the Heat
    Health Risks During Exercise in the Heat
    Acclimation to Exercise in the Heat
    Exercise in the Cold
    Physiological Responses to Exercise in the Cold
    Health Risks During Exercise in the Cold

    Chapter 15. Altitude, Hyperbaric Environments, and Microgravity
    Environmental Conditions at Altitude
    Physiological Responses to Acute Altitude Exposure
    Exercise and Sport Performance at Altitude
    Acclimation: Chronic Exposure to Altitude
    Altitude: Optimizing Training and Performance
    Health Risks of Acute Exposure to Altitude
    Hyperbaric Environments

    Part VI. Optimizing Performance in Sport

    Chapter 16. Training for Sport
    Optimizing Training
    Periodization of Training
    Tapering for Peak Performance

    Chapter 17. Nutrition, Body Composition, and Obesity
    Classification of Nutrients
    Water and Electrolyte Balance
    Nutrition and Athletic Performance
    Assessing Body Composition
    Body Composition, Weight, and Sport Performance
    Weight Loss Management Guidelines
    Role of Physical Activity in Weight Management and Risk Reduction

    Chapter 18. Ergogenic Aids in Sport
    Researching Ergogenic Aids
    Ergogenic Aids with Established Evidence of Efficacy
    Ergogenic Aids with Emerging Evidence of Efficacy
    Prohibited Substances and Techniques

    Part VI. Special Considerations in Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity

    Chapter 19. Children and Adolescents in Sport and Exercise
    Growth, Development, and Maturation
    Physiological Responses to Acute Exercise
    Physiological Adaptations to Exercise Training
    Physical Activity Patterns Among Youth
    Sport Performance and Specialization
    Special Issues

    Chapter 20. Aging in Sport and Exercise
    Height, Weight, and Body Composition
    Physiological Responses to Acute Exercise
    Physiological Adaptations to Exercise Training
    Sport Performance
    Special Issues

    Chapter 21. Sex Differences in Sport and Exercise
    Sex Versus Gender in Exercise Physiology
    Body Size and Composition
    Physiological Responses to Acute Exercise
    Physiological Adaptations to Exercise Training
    Sport Performance
    Special Issues

    Chapter 22. Cardiovascular Disease and Physical Activity
    Prevalence of Cardiovascular Disease
    Forms of Cardiovascular Disease
    Understanding the Disease Process
    Cardiovascular Disease Risk
    Reducing Risk Through Physical Activity
    Risk of Heart Attack and Death During Exercise
    Exercise Training and Rehabilitation of Patients with Heart Disease
    W. Larry Kenney, PhD, is the Marie Underhill Noll Chair in Human Performance and a professor of physiology and kinesiology at Pennsylvania State University at University Park. He received his PhD in physiology from Penn State in 1983. Working at Noll Laboratory, Kenney is researching the effects of aging and disease states such as hypertension on the control of blood flow to human skin and has been continuously funded by NIH since 1983. He also studies the effects of heat, cold, and dehydration on various aspects of health, exercise, and athletic performance as well as the biophysics of heat exchange between humans and the environment. He is the author of more than 200 papers, books, book chapters, and other publications.

    Kenney was president of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) from 2003 to 2004. He is a fellow of the ACSM and is active in the American Physiological Society.

    For his service to the university and his field, Kenney was awarded Penn State University’s Faculty Scholar Medal, the Evan G. and Helen G. Pattishall Outstanding Research Achievement Award, and the Pauline Schmitt Russell Distinguished Research Career Award. He was awarded ACSM’s New Investigator Award in 1987 and their Citation Award in 2008.

    Kenney has been a member of the editorial and advisory boards for several journals, including Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Current Sports Medicine Reports (inaugural board member), Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews, Journal of Applied Physiology, Human Performance, Fitness Management, and ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal (inaugural board member). He is also an active grant reviewer for the National Institutes of Health and many other organizations. He and his wife, Patti, have three children, all of whom were Division I college athletes.

    Jack H. Wilmore, PhD, retired in 2003 from Texas A&M University as a distinguished professor in the department of health and kinesiology. From 1985 to 1997, Wilmore was chair of the department of kinesiology and health education and the Margie Gurley Seay Centennial Professor at the University of Texas at Austin. Before that, he served on the faculties at the University of Arizona, the University of California, and Ithaca College. Wilmore earned his PhD in physical education from the University of Oregon in 1966.

    Wilmore published 53 chapters, more than 320 peer-reviewed research papers, and 15 books on exercise physiology. He was one of five principal investigators for the HERITAGE Family Study, a large multicenter clinical trial investigating the possible genetic basis for the variability in the responses of physiological measures and risk factors for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes to endurance exercise training. Wilmore’s research interests included determining the role of exercise in the prevention and control of both obesity and coronary heart disease, determining the mechanisms accounting for alterations in physiological function with training and detraining, and factors limiting the performance of elite athletes.

    A former president of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Wilmore received ACSM’s Honor Award in 2006. In addition to serving as chair for many ACSM organizational committees, Wilmore was on the United States Olympic Committee’s Sports Medicine Council and chaired their Research Committee. He was a member of the American Physiological Society and a fellow and former president of the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education. Wilmore consulted for several professional sport teams, the California Highway Patrol, the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, NASA, and the U.S. Air Force. He also served on editorial boards of several journals.

    Wilmore passed away during the preparation of the sixth edition of this text.

    David L. Costill, PhD, is the Emeritus John and Janice Fisher Chair in Exercise Science at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. He established the Ball State University Human Performance Laboratory in 1966 and served as its director for more than 32 years.

    Costill has written and coauthored more than 430 publications over the course of his career, including six books and articles in both peer-reviewed and lay publications. He was the original editor in chief of the International Journal of Sports Medicine for 12 years. Between 1971 and 1998, he averaged 25 U.S. and international lecture trips each year. He was president of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) from 1976 to 1977, a member of its board of trustees for 12 years, and a recipient of ACSM’s Citation Award and Honor Award. He has received numerous other honors, including an honorary doctoral degree from the Stockholm School of Physical Education, the Professional Achievement Award from Ohio State University, the President’s Medal of Distinction at Ball State University, and the Distinguished Alumni Award from Cuyahoga Falls Public Schools. Many of his former students are now leaders in the fields of exercise physiology, medicine, and science.

    Costill received his PhD in physical education and physiology from Ohio State University in 1965. He and his wife of 58 years, Judy, have two daughters. Now retired, Dr. Costill is a private pilot, auto and experimental airplane builder, competitive masters swimmer, and former marathon runner.

    All ancillaries are free to adopting instructors through HKPropel.

    Instructor guide. Includes a sample syllabus, selected Internet links, and a set of eight laboratory exercises. Each chapter guide begins with an overview of the book learning cycle and includes a detailed lecture outline, student assignments, an overview of the online chapter activities, and an overview of the available multimedia content.

    Test package. Features a bank of more than 1,600 questions, including true-false, fill-in-the-blank, essay and short-answer, and multiple-choice questions. The files may be downloaded for integration with a learning management system or printed as paper-based tests. Instructors may also create their own customized quizzes or tests from the test bank questions to assign to students directly through HKPropel. Multiple-choice and true-false questions are automatically graded, and student scores can be reviewed by instructors in the platform.

    Chapter quizzes. Contains ready-made quizzes to help instructors assess students’ comprehension of the most important concepts in each chapter. Each quiz contains 10- 11 questions per chapter that may be downloaded or assigned to students directly through HKPropel. The chapter assessments are automatically graded, and student scores can be reviewed by instructors in the platform.

    Presentation package. Includes more than 1,200 PowerPoint slides of text, photos, and artwork from the book that instructors can use for class discussion and illustration. The slides in the presentation package can be used directly in PowerPoint or printed to make handouts for students. Instructors can easily add, modify, and rearrange the order of the slides as well as search for slides based on key words.

    Image bank. Includes most of the illustrations, content photos, and tables from the text, sorted by chapter. These can be used in developing a customized presentation based on specific course requirements.

    The presentation package plus image bank is also available for purchase • ISBN 978-1-7182-0268-9

    Instructors also receive access to all student materials in HKPropel. For Physiology of Sport and Exercise, Eighth Edition, this includes 26 animations, 27 video clips, and 66 audio clips. Various types of online learning activities, key term flash card reviews, and key term quizzes offer students interactive opportunities to engage with the content—all of which can be assigned, and progress tracked, by instructors directly through HKPropel. In addition, chapter quizzes (assessments) may also be assigned; these are automatically graded to test comprehension of critical concepts.

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