Exercise Physiology: Human Bioenergetics and Its Applications

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Considered a standard in the ?eld, this text integrates Bioenergetics into every chapter and provides a comprehensive survey of current data and research in exercise physiology. In-depth discussion of all areas of exercise physiology makes this text an invaluable resource for students in exercise science, kinesiology, sports medicine, human biodynamics, and physical education.

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Bioenergetics. Concepts of cell metabolism - bioenergetics - are integrated into every chapter and serve as a framework for discussion.
Original research by the authors covers topics such as:
lactic acid metabolism and the lactate shuttle
the role of the mitochondrial reticulum in metabolism
the crossover concept in utilization of fuel during exercise
physiological and biochemical responses to exercise training at high altitude
the molecular biology of muscular adaptation to training
the use of steroids and other ergogenic aids in altering human performance
muscle biology and plasticity
the role of exercise in diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of coronary heart disease
More than 300 illustrations with clear captions help students understand key concepts
In-depth discussions of how genetic endowment, state of maturation, nutrition, training, and environment affect human performance
Useful appendices cover Symbols and Abbreviations and Units and Measures
The latest research on the stable isotope and the 'Crossover Concept.'
New information from biochemistry and molecular biology on the 'Lactate Shuttle-both 'Cell-Cell' and 'Intra-Cellular Lactate Shuttles.'
More on the molecular biology of exercise and training effects on muscle and muscle protein synthesis.
Up-to-date information on Physical Activity and Health utilizing information contained in the Surgeon General's Report.
The latest information on environmental stresses such as heat and altitude.
The most current information on training techniques and use of supplements.

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Dr. George Brooks is Professor VII; Director, Exercise Physiology Laboratory at The University of California - Berkeley.

Thomas D. Fahey, Ed.D., is professor of Kinesiology at California State University, Chico, where he teaches Exercise Physiology and Principles of Strength and Conditioning . He also volunteers as an assistant coach with the track and field team. He received his doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Fahey has written college textbooks and trade books on exercise physiology, wellness, athletic training, weight training, personal training, golf, and ergogenic aids. He has also written hundreds of articles for scholarly journals and popular magazines. He is a contributing editor and writes monthly research columns for Muscular Development, Fitness RX for Women and Fitness RX for Men magazines. His interests include travel, skiing, golf, tennis, weight training, hiking, and discus throwing. Dr. Fahey is a world-class masters discus thrower and was an All-American discus thrower in college. He won eleven straight US National Masters Championships, five medals at the World Masters Championships (including world champion in 2003), and three gold medals in the World Masters Games. He is a former competitor in powerlifting, highland games, alpine skiing, and tennis.

Dr. Kenneth Baldwin is Professor Physiology & Biophysics at The University of California - Irvine.

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