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Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology Laboratory Manual: Tests, Procedures and Data: Volume Two: Exercise Physiology: Exercise Physiology Vol 2

Reilly, Thomas

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ISBN 10: 0415251885 / ISBN 13: 9780415251884
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The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. N° de ref. de la librería GOR002992186

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Título: Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology ...

Encuadernación: Paperback

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This is the second edition of the highly successful Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology Laboratory Manual. Developed as a key resource for lecturers and students of kinanthropometry, sports science, human movement and exercise physiology, this edition is thoroughly revise and completely up-to-date. Now divided into two volumes - Anthropometry and Exercise Physiology - this manual provides:
help in planning and conduct of practical sessions
comprehensive theoretical background on each topic, and up-to-date information so that there is no need for additional reading
seven entirely new chapters providing a balance between kinanthropometry and physiology
eleven self-standing chapters in each volume enabling the reader to pick out topics of interest in any order
a wide range of supporting diagrams, photographs and tables.
Volume One: Anthropometry covers body composition, proportion, size, growth and somatotype and their relationship with health performance; methods for evaluating posture and range of motion; assessment of physical activity and energy balance with particular reference to the assessment of performance in children; the relationship between anthropometry and body image; statistics and scaling methods in kinanthropometry and exercise physiology. Volume Two: Exercise Physiology covers the assessment of muscle function including aspects of neuromuscular control and electromyography; the oxygen transport system and exercise including haemotology, lung and cardiovascular function; assessment of metabolic rate, energy and efficiency including thermoregualtion; and assessment of maximal and sub-maximal energy expenditure and control, including the use of heart rate, blood lactate and perceived exertion. An entire one-stop resource, these volumes present laboratory procedures next to real-life practical examples, each supported with appropriate data. In addition, each chapter is supplemented by a complete review of contemporary literature, as well as theoretical overviews, offering an excellent basic introduction to each topic.

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Kinanthropometry is the study of human body size, shape and form and how those characteristics relate to human movement and sporting performance. In this fully updated and revised edition of the classic guide to kinathropometric theory and practice, leading international sport and exercise scientists offer a clear and comprehensive introduction to essential principles and techniques.

Each chapter guides the reader through the planning and conduct of practical and laboratory sessions and includes a survey of current theory and contemporary literature relating to that topic. The book is fully illustrated and includes worked examples, exercises, research data, chapter summaries and guides to further reading throughout.

Volume One – Anthropometry – covers key topics such as:

  • Body composition, proportion, and growth
  • Evaluating posture, flexibility and range of motion
  • Children's physiology, maturation and sport performance
  • Field work
  • Statistical methods for kinesiology and sport
  • Accurate scaling of data for sport and exercise sciences

The Kinathropometry and Exercise Physiology Laboratory Manual is essential reading for all serious students and researchers working in sport and exercise science, kinesiology and human movement.

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