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Excerpts — Physiology of Sport and Exercise 7th Edition With Web Study Guide-Loose-Leaf Edition

Cognitive benefits of exercise for children

Over the past decade, there has been a steady increase in classroom teaching time in an effort to improve standardized testing and academic achievement scores, involving predominately sedentary learning activities.

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Does environmental temperature alter the hormones that control appetite?

The interactions among exercise, appetite, and energy intake are important for the control and maintenance of energy homeostasis and body weight.

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Interaction between resistance training and diet

Muscle hypertrophy in response to resistance training can be either limited or enhanced by nutrition.

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Sex and gender differences in sport and exercise

In the past, it was not uncommon for young girls to be discouraged from participating in vigorous physical activity, while young boys climbed trees, raced against each other, and participated in various sports.

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The link between energy expenditure and fatigue

An athlete who can sustain a high level of exercise intensity for a prolonged period without fatiguing will be successful.

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