Fox's Physiological Basis for Exercise and Sport

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"This edition of the book provides a history of exercise science and research, and includes a section on exercise in a micro gravity environment. The beginning section on bioenergetics covers energy systems, providing students with a scientific base for study of applications." -- Blackwells.

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Contents

Introduction to Exercise Physiology Sports
2
Historical Highlights
6
What Are Sports Medicine and Kinesiology?
9
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Steven J Keteyian is the Program Director of Preventive Cardiology, Henry Ford Heart & Vascular Institute in Detroit. He is also an adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI and Clinical Professor of Exercise Science, School of Health Sciences, Oakland University, Rochester, MI. In addition to receiving his Ph.D. from Wayne State University, Dr. Keteyian received his masters degree from the University of Northern Colorado and his undergraduate degree from Grand Valley State Colleges.Born in Detroit, Dr. Keteyian began working at Henry Ford Hospital in 1981, where the focus of his research and clinical duties currently involve patient's with heart failure. In addition, he is actively involved with human performance issues and the role of exercise and physical activity in the primary and secondary prevention of disease.Dr. Keteyian, is the founding and current editor of Clinical Exercise Physiology, a journal devoted to the application of exercise physiology across the spectrum of chronic diseases. He is a member of the Board of Trustees and Fellow of the American College of Sports medicine; a member of the American Physiological Society; and a member of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.Dr. Keteyian has published more than 40 articles and chapters in books. His involvement with this textbook is his third academic endeavor for graduate and undergraduate students entering the field of exercise physiology. Dr. Keteyian also writes a weekly column on Health and Fitness in the Detroit News.

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