Textbook of Work Physiology: Physiological Bases of Exercise
Human Kinetics, 2003 - Education - 649 pages
This updated and revised fourth edition of the respected Textbook of Work Physiology combines classical issues in exercise and work physiology with the latest scientific findings. The result is an outstanding professional reference that will be indispensable to advanced students, physiologists, clinicians, physical educators--any professional pursuing study of the body as a working machine.
Written by world-renowned exercise physiologists and sports medicine specialists, the new edition retains the important historical background and exercise physiology research conducted by the authors over the past 40 years. In addition, it brings you up-to-date on the growth in the field since the previous edition, presenting today's most current scientific research findings.
Beyond the scientific details, the book also addresses the application of this information to the fields of exercise physiology and work physiology, making the resource more useful than ever.
Textbook of Work Physiology, Fourth Edition includes these updated features:
-More than 1,600 references
-"Classical studies" and "additional reading" side boxes for those who wish to study a topic more closely
-In-depth studies taken from the working world, recreational activities, and elite sport
-More than 380 illustrations, tables, and photos
-Comprehensive appendix, including glossary, list of symbols, conversion tables, and definitions of terms and units
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THE CELL AND ITS REGULATORY MECHANISMS
THE MUSCLE AND ITS CONTRACTION
BODY FLUIDS BLOOD AND CIRCULATION
EVALUATION OF PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE ON
FACTORS AFFECTING PERFORMANCE
APPLIED SPORT PHYSIOLOGY
APPLIED WORK PHYSIOLOGY
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND HEALTH
APPENDIX A DEFINITION OF UNITS