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Practical Guide to Exercise Physiology 2nd Edition
Author: Robert Murray, W. Larry KenneySKU: 9781492599050
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The Science of Exercise Training and Performance Nutrition
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
- Title Page
- Photo Credits
- Part I. Warming Up: Physiology 101
- One. Muscles Move Us
- How Do Muscles Work?
- How Do Muscles Adapt to Training?
- How Do Muscle Cells Get Bigger and Stronger?
- Two. Food Really Is Fuel
- From Food to Energy
- How Do Nutrients Fuel Muscle?
- What About Vitamins and Minerals?
- Water Is a Nutrient, Too
- Three. Muscles Need Oxygen
- How Does Oxygen Get to Muscles?
- How Does Oxygen Use Relate to Metabolic Rate?
- How Does Training Help the Body Use More Oxygen?
- Oxygen Delivery and Performance Enhancement
- Four. Fatigue: What Is It Good For?
- What Causes Fatigue?
- What’s the Difference Between Fatigue and Overtraining?
- What Role Does Fatigue Play in Adaptations to Training?
- Part II. The Science of Training Program Design
- Five. Principles of Designing Training Programs
- What Are the Basics of Training Program Design?
- What Makes an Effective Training Program?
- Training Terms
- Six. Training to Improve Strength and Muscle Mass
- How Do Strength and Mass Increase?
- What’s the Best Way to Gain Strength and Mass?
- What’s the Role of Nutrition?
- Detraining and Retraining
- Seven. Training for Weight Loss
- Weight Loss Is All About Energy Balance
- Why Do Some People Have Difficulty Losing Weight?
- What’s the Best Way to Lose Fat but Protect Muscle Mass?
- Eight. Training for Speed and Power
- What Are Speed and Power?
- What Adaptations Are Needed to Improve Speed and Power?
- What Kinds of Training Improve Speed and Power?
- What Does a Speed and Power Training Session Look Like?
- Nine. Training for Aerobic Endurance
- What Are the Main Adaptations to Aerobic Training?
- What’s the Best Way to Improve Aerobic Endurance?
- Should Endurance Athletes Engage in Strength Training?
- Why Is Endurance Capacity Important for Sprinters and Team-Sport Athletes?
- Part III. Special Considerations
- Ten. Heat, Cold, and Altitude
- Environmental Heat Impairs Performance
- Cold Stress Chills Performance
- Exercise at Altitude
- Eleven. Training Children and Pregnant Women
- Do Children Respond Differently to Exercise Training?
- Can Children Improve Strength With Training?
- Should Women Exercise During Pregnancy?
- Twelve. Training Older Adults
- What Changes With Aging?
- How Can Exercise Training Benefit Older Adults?
- What Considerations Should Be Part of Training for Older Adults?
- Index of Common Questions From Clients
- About the Authors
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