Advanced Environmental Exercise Physiology-2nd Edition
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Among the issues explored in this text are the effects of heat, hydration, and cold in the thermal environment; diving, altitude training, and other pressure effects on the human system; and the influences that pollution and air quality have on exercise. The text also explores the microgravity (space) environment and chronobiological rhythms. The second edition includes new chapters on heat adaptation and therapy, breath-hold diving, physiological adjustments to acute hypoxia, sex differences in environmental response, and cross-adaptation.
Through Advanced Environmental Exercise Physiology, Second Edition, readers will learn the following:
- The initial physiological responses upon exposure to an environment that a person is not adapted to
- How the body adapts to repeated exposure to an environment
- How various environments affect the ability to exercise and work
- Individual variability in response to stressful environments
- Countermeasures that people can take to minimize the impact of environmental stressors
Advanced Environmental Exercise Physiology, Second Edition, contains twice the number of figures and illustrations from the previous edition to offer better visualization and explanation of the content. New learning aids include chapter objectives, chapter summaries, and review questions to enhance reader comprehension. Sidebars throughout the text highlight lively areas of current research and debate to stimulate further investigation.
Supported by evidence-based information and numerous references, Advanced Environmental Exercise Physiology, Second Edition, addresses the primary environmental factors affecting people when they are working, exercising, and competing in sport. By linking research with recommendations for real-world situations, this text serves as an invaluable resource for students and professionals alike.
AudienceText for graduate-level and upper-level undergraduate courses in exercise physiology and exercise science; reference for exercise science professionals and sports medicine specialists.
Heat Balance Equation
Models of Thermoregulatory Control
Thermal Stress Scales
Chapter 2. Heat Stress
The Problem With Heat
Mechanisms of Hyperthermia
Thermal Perception and Exercise
Chapter 3. Heat Adaptation
Chapter 4. Hydration Strategies for Exercise
Impact of Fluid Balance on Performance
Developing a Hydration Strategy
Hydration Strategies Following Exercise
Chapter 5. Cold Air Exposure
Physiological Responses to Cold Exposure
Exercise in the Cold
Cold Injuries to the Extremities
Thermal Response in the Extremities
Chapter 6. Cold Water Immersion
Phase 1 Immersion and Cold Shock
Phase 2 Muscle Failure
Phase 3 Hypothermia
Phase 4 Postrescue Collapse
Chapter 7. Breath-Hold Diving
Disciplines of Apnea Diving
Training Apnea Diving
Indigenous Diving Populations
Medical Consequences of Apnea Diving
Chapter 8. Diving and Hyperbaric Physiology
Physics of Diving
Inert Gas Narcosis
Chapter 9. Physiological Adjustments to Acute Hypoxia
Normoxia and Hypoxia
Physiological Consequences of Exposure to Acute Hypoxia
Neurological Effects of Acute Hypoxia
Fatigue and Hypoxia
Clinical Consequences of Acute Hypoxia
Chapter 10. High-Altitude Physiology
High Altitude and the Oxygen Cascade
Hemoglobin and Oxygen Transport
American Medical Research Expedition to Everest
Metabolism and Body Composition
Adaptation to High Altitude
Chapter 11. Altitude Training and Performance
Living-Training Hypoxic Models
Genetic Basis of Altitude Performance
Considerations in Applying Altitude Training
Chapter 12. Microgravity and Spaceflight
Physiological Responses to Microgravity
Extravehicular Activity Physiology
Chapter 13. Exercise in Polluted Environments
Air Quality Indices
Pollution Effects on Exercise
Managing Air Pollution for Athletes
Chapter 14. Chronobiology
Circadian Rhythms and the Sleep–Wake Cycle
Transmeridian Travel Fatigue and Jet Lag
Chapter 15. Cross-Adaptation
Cold and Hypoxia Cross-Acclimatization
Heat and Hypoxia Cross-Acclimatization
Other Cross-Adaptation Themes
Chapter 16. Individual Variability: Sex and Age
Sex Differences in Thermoregulation
Sex Differences in High-Altitude Physiology
—Alex Hutchinson, Science Journalist and Author of Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance
“The authors have successfully collated the most important aspects of various environmental exercise physiology and positioned it into one book. This was done through appropriate choice of information to cover, while also using exceptionally good figures/images throughout the book to help readers gain an understanding of the complex interplay at work during environmental exercise physiology.”
—© Doody’s Review Service, 2023, Cody Dulaney, Kent State University (4-star review)
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Test package. Contains more than 370 questions in true-false, fill-in-the-blank, essay and short-answer, and multiple-choice formats.
Image bank. Includes most of the figures and tables from the text, sorted by chapter. These can be used in developing a customized presentation based on specific course requirements.
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