Exercise Physiology

Exercise Physiology

Nutrition, Energy, and Human Performance, Eighth edition, International Edition

by William D. McArdle, Frank I. Katch and Victor L. Katch

1136 pages, 276.23 x 212.72 mm

1136 pages, 276.23 x 212.72 mm

  • Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9781451193831
  • March 2014

£54.00

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Setting the standard for more than 30 years, Exercise Physiology has helped more than 350,000 students build a solid foundation in the scientific principles underlying modern exercise physiology.

This Eighth Edition is updated with the latest research in the field to give you easy-to-understand, up-to-date coverage of how nutrition, energy transfer, and exercise training affect human performance.

A vibrant new full color "magazine style" design, along with updated art in every chapter, works hand in hand with the descriptive content, making even complex topics easier to understand and key information easier to locate.

Throughout the text, the authors apply exercise physiology principles to practical skills, illustrate how theory comes to life through research, and clarify complex issues and problems. References posted online provide the evidence behind the science, as well as a complete list for further reading.

  • Get quick access to the resources available to help you master each section of the text with "Ancillaries at a Glance."
  • Maximize your study time with the book's vibrant, "magazine style" design that makes the content more engaging and accessible and key information easier to find.
  • Reinforce your understanding with Chapter Objectives, Integrative Questions that pose open-ended questions for reflection on complex concepts, and FYI sections that offer "good to know" information.
  • Gain an understanding of how researchers contribute to our knowledge of exercise physiology through engaging section-opening interviews with key figures in the field.
  • Learn how theoretical concepts relate to practical skills through "In a Practical Sense" features.
  • Access the most relevant current information in the field through figures and tables that clarify important concepts and information.
  • Gain an understanding of the past, present, and future of the profession through coverage of important milestones and future directions in the field.
  • Visit the free companion website for anywhere, anytime access to over 30 animations of key exercise physiology concepts, the book's complete list of references, and more.