ACSM's Advanced Exercise Physiology.
Publication Date: 2011
Availability: In Stock
ISBN/ISSN: 9780781797801


Written at a graduate level, the Second Edition of ACSM’s Advanced Exercise Physiology enables experienced students to develop an in-depth understanding of exercise physiology along with its related topics and applications. Both the immediate and long-term effects of exercise on individual body systems are described in detail, and the text emphasizes how each body system’s physiological response to exercise is interdependent.  Moreover, it examines how these physiological responses are affected by heat, cold, hypoxia, microgravity, rest, and hyperbaria.


This Second Edition features a team of international authors and editors whose expertise spans general physiology, exercise physiology, and research.  Together, they have substantially revised, updated, and reorganized the text to incorporate feedback from both instructors and students.

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  •          Revised organization so each chapter is presented in similar manner making information flow more comprehensibly for students.
  •          Cross-references between items that involve concepts and facts pertinent to more than one chapter.
  •          Key Point boxes are mini summaries/lists of key points after various major sections within the chapters.
  •         Section Summaries provide brief synopses of key sections
  •          Test Your Understanding checkpoints provide questions throughout the chapters to make students stop and think critically about material they’re reading to enhance and ensure understanding

Michael J. Joyner MD, FACSM
Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Vincent J. Caiozzo PhD, FACSM
Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Physiology and Biophysics, College of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA

Peter A. Farrell PhD, FACSM
Department of Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Edition: 2
ISBN/ISSN: 9780781797801
Product Format: Hardbound
Trim Size: 8.375 x 10.875
Pages: 800
Pub Date: 2011
Weight: 4.4

Chapter 1     Historical Perspective

Chapter 2     The Nervous System and Movement

Chapter 3     The Skeletal-Articular System
Chapter 4     The Muscular System: Structural and Functional Plasticity
Chapter 5     The Muscular System: The Control of Muscle Mass
Chapter 6     The Muscular System: Fatigue Process
Chapter 7     The Autonomic Nervous System
Chapter 8     The Respiratory System
Chapter 9   The Cardiovasular System: Design and Control
Chapter 10 The Cardiovascular System: Cardiac Function
Chapter 11 Organization and Control of Circulation to Skeletal Muscle
Chapter 12 The Gastrointestinal System
Chapter 13 The Metabolic Systems: Control of ATP Synthesis in Skeletal Muscle
Chapter 14 The Metabolic Systems: Carbohydrate Metabolism
Chapter 15 The Metabolic Systems: Lipid Metabolism
Chapter 16 Interaction of Lipid and Carbohydrate Metabolism
Chapter 17 The Metabolic Systems: Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism in Muscle
Chapter 18 Mitochondrial Biogenesis Induced by Endurance Training
Chapter 19 The Endocrine System: Integrated Influences on Metabolism, Growth, and Reproduction
Chapter 20 Exercise and the Immune System
Chapter 21 The Body Fluid and Hemopoietic Systems
Chapter 22 The Renal System
Chapter 23 Physiological Systems and Their Responses to Conditions of Heat and Cold
Chapter 24 Physiological Systems and Their Responses to Conditions of Hypoxia
Chapter 25 Physiological Systems and Their Responses to Conditions of Hyperbaria
Chapter 26 Physiological Systems and Their Responses to Condition of Microgravity and Bed Rest
Chapter 27 Exercise Genomics and Proteomics
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