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Tables of Contents for Physiological Basis for Exercise and Sport
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1 Introduction to Exercise Physiology, Sports Medicine, and Kinesiology

Section 1: Bioenergetics

2 Energy Sources

3 Recovery from Exercise

4 Measurement of Energy, Work, and Power

Section 2: Neuromuscular Concepts

5 Nervous Control of Muscular Movement

6 Skeletal Muscle: Structure and Function

Section 3: Cardiorespiratory Considerations

7 Pulmonary Ventilation and Mechanics

8 Gas Exchange and Transport

9 Cardiovascular System: Function and Exercise Responses

10 Cardiorespiratory Control

Section 4: Physical Training

11 Methods for Anaerobic Training and Physiologic Responses

12 Methods for Aerobic Training and Physiologic Responses

13 Development of Muscular Strength, Endurance, and Flexibility

14 Physical Activity and Health

Section 5: Nutrition and Body Weight Control

15 Nutrition and Exercise Performance

16 Exercise, Body Composition, and Weight Control

Section 6: Humoral Responses and Performance Aids

17 Exercise and the Endocrine System

18 Drugs and Ergogenic Aids

Section 7: The Environment

19 Temperature Regulation: Exercise in the Heat and Cold

20 Performance Underwater, at High Altitude, and During and After Microgravity


A. Symbols, Abbreviations, and Norms

B. The Cell

C. The Gas Laws

D. Calculation of Oxygen Consumption and Carbon Dioxide Production

E. Nomogram for Calculating Body Surface Area, Conversion Table for Body Mass in Pounds to Kilograms, and Nomogram for Calculating Body Mass Index from Inches and Pounds

F. Tests of Anaerobic and Aerobic Power

G. Measuring Efficiency

H. Six Key Equations to Remember