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ISBN-13 9781609137250
ISBN-10 1-6083-1267-4ISBN-13 978-1-608-312672
Author(s): William D McArdle; Frank I Katch; Victor L Katch
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, WoltersKluwer Health
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 699

Essentials of Exercise Physiology offers a compact version of the Seventh Edition of the bestselling Exercise Physiology: Nutrition, Energy, and Human Performance, making it ideal for introductory undergraduate courses. As you progress through the text, you'll develop a deep understanding of the interrelationships among energy intake, energy transfer during exercise, and the physiologic systems that support energy transfer. Moreover, you'll discover how to apply what you learn to enhance exercise training, athletic performance, and health.

Based on feedback from students and instructors, this Fourth Edition offers new organization, content, and features while maintaining its hallmark pedagogy, writing style, graphics, and flow charts. The new organization makes it easier to cover the text in a one-semester course and adapt materials to diverse interests. Plus, each section has undergone a major revision, offering you coverage of new and emerging topics in exercise physiology as well as the latest research findings.