Exercise physiology

Domhnall MacAuley

in Oxford Handbook of Sport and Exercise Medicine

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199660155
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191743016 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Exercise physiology

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What happens when we exercise? - Components of fitness - Energy for exercise - Muscle physiology - Cardiovascular system and exercise - Respiratory responses to exercise - Oxygen uptake and lactate threshold - Measuring exercise capacity - Basic principles of training - Aerobic endurance training - Resistance training - Anaerobic/sprint training - Gender and performance - Resistance training in children - Exercise testing in children

Chapter.  14933 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine

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