This second edition is aimed at undergraduate courses in exercise physiology, and also acts as a reference for specialists. It presents information in colour-coded chapters, outlines, key terms and points, summary boxes and study questions. There are active learning exercises. Updated information includes : structure and compartmentalization of myofibrils and the sliding filament theory; neuromuscular factors and individual muscle fibre hypertrophy with resistance trainint; ergogenic aids including L-tryptophan, branched-chain amino acids, crating, chromium and glycerol; and results from longitudinal studies of older athletes.
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Jack Wilmore is professor and head of the Department of Health and Kinesiology at Texas A&M University. He previously was a professor and department chair at the University of Texas and at the University of Arizona, where he served as director of the Exercise and Sports Sciences Laboratory from 1976 to 1985.
Dr. Wilmore has written extensively about exercise physiology; his works include more than 200 chapters and peer-reviewed articles, 14 books, and more than 100 lay publications. He is a member of the editorial board of several journals, including Sports Medicine, Pediatric Exercise Science, the Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, the Journal of Athletic Training, and Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.
A former president of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Dr. Wilmore has chaired many ACSM organizational committees. He has served as a consultant for several professional teams, including the Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Rams, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Kings, California Angels, and San Francisco 49ers. He is a member of the American Physiological Society and the ACSM. He is a Fellow and past president of the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education.
Dr. Wilmore earned his PhD in physical education from the University of Oregon in 1966. He and his wife, Dottie, live in College Station, Texas, and have three daughters, two granddaughters, and one grandson. His favorite leisure activities are Bible study, running, and reading.
David Costill is a Senior Scientist in the Department of Kinesiology at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, and the Emeritus John and Janice Fisher Chair in Exercise Science at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. He established the Ball State University Human Performance Laboratory in 1966 and served as its director for 32 years.
Dr. Costill has written and coauthored more than 400 publications over the course of his career, including books, peer-reviewed journals, and lay publications. He served as the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Sportsmedicine for 12 years. Between 1971 and 1998, he averaged 25 U.S. and international lecture trips each year. He was president of the ACSM from 1976 to 1977, a member of its Board of Trustees for 12 years, and a recipient of ACSM Citation and Honor Awards.
Dr. Costill received his PhD in physical education and physiology from The Ohio State University in 1965. He and his wife, Judy, have two daughters, Jill and Holly. In his leisure time, Dr. Costill is a private pilot, antique auto restorer, competitive Masters swimmer, and fisherman.
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Descrizione libro Human Kinetics Publishers, 2004. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0736000844
Descrizione libro Human Kinetics Publishers, 2004. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110736000844
Descrizione libro Human Kinetics Publishers, 2004. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 2nd. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0736000844
Descrizione libro Human Kinetics Publishers. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 0736000844 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW6.0369725