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Environmental factors, such as wind speed and precipitation, can increase injury risk
Physical Activity and Obesity-2nd Edition
The importance of evaluating overweight individuals has increased as the epidemic of overweight has worsened.
Advanced Environmental Exercise Physiology eBook
Even after centuries of research, the fundamental system of control of thermal balance in humans, as well as other mammals and homeotherms, remains controversial.
Advanced Neuromuscular Exercise Physiology
Here, we will discuss how strength training results in directly measurable changes in the way motor units are recruited during effort.
Advanced Neuromuscular Exercise Physiology eBook
Here we discuss some of the general physiological mechanisms that maintain blood pressure when muscle demands for oxygen delivery are high and also the local mechanisms that match blood flow to metabolic demand.
Physical Activity Epidemiology-2nd Edition
The epidemiologic models previously described provide a framework for considering the association among variables in an attempt to determine cause and effect.
Physiological Tests for Elite Athletes-2nd Edition
A variety of measurement approaches have been used to examine the anticipatory skill (i.e., advance information usage patterns) of elite and subelite performers involved in �open,� interceptive sport skills.
Recovery for Performance in Sport
While performance outcomes are often the central focus for any athlete or sport scientist, compression garments may have greater advantages to improve recovery following an exercise bout (Duffield, Cannon, and King 2010).
History of Exercise Physiology eBook
In 1719, Friedrich Hoffmann (1660-1742), a physician from Halle, obtained his doctoral degree with experimental investigations about the effects of physical exercise on the human cardiovascular system and on digestion.
Clinical Exercise Physiology-3rd Edition
Auscultation of, or listening to the sounds made by, the heart is but one part of a comprehensive cardiac examination.