Genre: Exercise, Editor: , Pages: in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9814714496


Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology, Second Edition With HKPropel Access, provides guided opportunities for students to translate their scientific understanding of exercise physiology into practical applications in a variety of settings. Written by experts G. Gregory Haff and Charles Dumke, the text builds upon the success of the first edition with full-color images and the addition of several new online interactive lab activities . The revitalized second edition comprises 16 laboratory chapters that offer a total of 49 lab activities. Each laboratory chapter provides a complete lesson, including objectives, definitions of key terms, and background information that sets the stage for learning. Each lab activity supplies step-by-step procedures, providing guidance for those new to lab settings so that they may complete the procedures. New features and updates in this edition include the following: Related online learning tools delivered through HKPropel that contain 10 interactive lab activities with video to enhance student learning and simulate the experience of performing the labs in the real world A completely new laboratory chapter on high-intensity fitness training that includes several popular intermittent fitness tests that students can learn to perform and interpret An appendix that helps estimate the oxygen cost of walking, running, and cycling New research and information pertaining to each laboratory topic A lab activity finder that makes it easy to locate specific tests In addition to the interactive lab activities, which are assignable and trackable by instructors, HKPropel also offers students electronic versions of individual and group data sheets of standards and norms, question sets to help students better understand laboratory concepts, and case studies with answers to further facilitate real-world application. Chapter quizzes (assessments) that are automatically graded may also be assigned by instructors to test comprehension of critical concepts. Organized in a logical progression, the text builds upon the knowledge students acquire as they advance. Furthermore, the text provides multiple lab activities and includes an equipment list at the beginning of each activity, allowing instructors flexibility in choosing the lab activities that will best work in their facility. Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology, Second Edition With HKPropel Access, exposes students to a broad expanse of tests that are typically performed in an exercise physiology lab and that can be applied to a variety of professional settings. As such, the text serves as a high-quality resource for basic laboratory testing procedures used in assessing human performance, health, and wellness. Note: A code for accessing HKPropel is not included with this ebook but may be purchased separately.
Genre: Science, Editor: Human Kinetics, Pages: 450 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781718210936


Build the foundation of scientific knowledge and practical decision-making skills needed to excel in an exercise training career Master the core concepts of exercise physiology and learn how to apply them to the real-world challenges of exercise training with Exercise Physiology: Integrating Theory and Application, Third Edition. Designed to connect theory to practice, this engaging, accessible text gives students a thorough understanding of how the body adapts to exercise and environmental stresses and how basic physiology informs practical decisions. This new edition expands the coverage of practical applications, extends on our growing scientific knowledge of exercise physiology, explores the topic of “Exercise is Medicine”, and offers more guidance on finding reliable research-based answers to real-life questions. New content, as well as updated coverage of the endocrine system, applying research, nutritional support, and environmental effects make this the perfect resource to support the diverse case scenarios seen by personal trainers, strength coaches, fitness instructors, athletic trainers, and other exercise professionals.
Genre: Medical, Editor: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Pages: 526 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781975166090


The Psychology of Exercise: Integrating Theory and Practice, fourth edition, continues to weave together theory, research, application, and interventions to provide readers with a solid foundation in exercise psychology. In this comprehensive, accessible, book, the authors apply prominent theories and models to actual situations encountered professionally. Compelling graphs, models, other visuals, and effective pedagogical aids further enhance the material. The chapters in Part I help readers understand and modify exercise behavior, while those in Part II discuss psychosocial influences and the consequences of physical activity. Among the topics explored are the impact of exercise on self-perceptions, including self-esteem and body image; stress, anxiety, and depression; and emotional well-being. Chapters on the relationship between physical activity and cognitive function as well as health-related quality of life offer the latest information for these areas of study. Features of the Fourth Edition New streamlined chapter on self-perceptions and exercise, which combines previous chapters on self-esteem and body image. This more logical presentation of related topics makes it easier to teach these topics and better depicts their intersection. Refocused chapter on health-related quality of life and exercise, to include more emphasis on special populations and demonstrate how exercise can benefit those who have chronic diseases, chronic disabilities, or physical limitations. Discussions throughout on mobile devices, apps, social media, and high-tech point-of-decision and how these technologies can be used for tracking and measuring physical activity and for offering social support. Updated references, glossary, and graphics. Special Features of the Book Reader-friendly price Outstanding author team of active researchers with diverse areas of expertise End-of-chapter review questions and learning activities to enhance understanding Connections between theory and application throughout Focus boxes, with additional learning activities, highlighting research on physical activity and populations with chronic disease and disability Standardized questionnaires, including some of the most frequently used measures in exercise psychology research
Genre: Health & Fitness, Editor: Taylor & Francis, Pages: 456 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781351817356


Designed for undergraduate course work, this exercise physiology textbook unites research and theory with real-world application so students can easily relate to the concepts being presented. The unique applied approach fully engages you in discovering how the human body works and responds to exercise. You'll not only gain a solid foundation in exercise physiology concepts, you'll also learn how to apply these concepts on the job to optimize athletic performance and well-being. Moreover, you'll come to understand the vital health benefits of exercise and physical activity for all individuals at all ages, including special populations. Beginning with basic exercise physiology concepts, the text progressively builds your knowledge by integrating these concepts into practical discussions of nutrition and training. The text stresses a research-based approach, enabling you to locate and evaluate the evidence you need to make good decisions. Numerous examples further underscore the importance of basic concepts and research in addressing real-life challenges in exercise and athletic training.
Genre: Medical, Editor: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Pages: 512 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780781783514


Designed for those interested in exercise physiology, clinical exercise physiology, human performance, kinesiology/exercise science, physical therapy and physical education. Uses many clinical applications including exercise tests to evaluate cardiorespiratory fitness and information on exercise training for improvements in health-related physical fitness and sports performance. -- Publisher.
Genre: Exercise, Editor: College Ie Overruns, Pages: 656 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1259922057


Santrock’s Educational Psychology emphasizes the application of theory to real classroom practice. With richly evocative classroom vignettes from practicing teachers and a wealth of case studies, Educational Psychology helps students think critically about the research basis for best practices. Santrock’s hallmark Learning System organizes the content into manageable chunks under learning goals, supporting retention and mastery, so that students will have an engaging and successful course experience. The Connect course for this offering includes SmartBook, an adaptive reading and study experience which guides students to master, recall, and apply key concepts while providing automatically-graded assessments. Digital •Connect®—The Connect Suite effectively engages students in the course so they are better prepared for class, more active in discussion, and achieve better results. Its innovative and adaptive technology addresses a wide variety of student and instructor needs with a rich database of assignable and assessable activities, each attached to learning objectives. Connect, part of the Connect suite, is a web-based assignment and assessment platform that features a number of powerful tools that make managing assignments easier for instructors and learning and studying more engaging and efficient for students. • Connect InsightTM—As part of the Connect Suite, InsightTM puts real-time analytics in your hands so you can take action early and keep struggling students from falling behind. Designed for your tablet or desktop computer, Insight is a series of visual displays providing at-a-glance information regarding how your section, students, and assignments are doing. • SmartBook—As part of the Connect Suite, SmartBook is the first and only adaptive reading and learning experience that changes the way students read. It creates a personalized, interactive reading environment like no other by highlighting important concepts, while helping students identify their strengths and weaknesses. This ensures that he or she is focused on the content needed to close specific knowledge gaps, while it simultaneously promotes long term learning. • LearnSmart—As part of the Connect Suite, LearnSmart is an adaptive learning program designed to help students learn faster, study smarter, and retain more knowledge for greater success. Millions of students have answered billions of questions in LearnSmart, making it the most widely used tool that’s proven to strengthen memory recall, retain student attendance, and boost grades.
Genre: Education, Editor: McGraw-Hill Education, Pages: 672 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1259870340


Written especially for exercise science and physical education students, this text provides a solid foundation in theory illuminated by application and performance models to increase understanding and to help students apply what they've learned in the classroom and beyond.
Genre: Medical, Editor: McGraw-Hill Education, Pages: 640 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0078022533


Exercise Physiology Laboratory Manual is a comprehensive resource for instructors and students interested in practical laboratory experiences related to the field of exercise physiology. This program can be used as both a standalone lab manual or as a complement to any exercise physiology textbook. Students will come away with thorough instruction on the measurement and evaluation of muscular strength, anaerobic and aerobic fitness, cardiovascular function, respiratory function, flexibility, and body composition.
Genre: Medical, Editor: McGraw-Hill Education, Pages: 352 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1259913880


Sport and Exercise Psychology Research: From Theory to Practice provides a comprehensive summary of new research in sport and exercise psychology from worldwide researchers. Encompassing theory, research, and applications, the book is split into several themed sections. Section 1 discusses basic antecedents to performance including fitness, practice, emotion, team dynamics, and more. Section 2 identifies factors influencing individual performance. Section 3 discusses applied sport psychology for athletes and coaches, and section 4 includes approaches from exercise psychology on motivation and well-being. The book includes a mix of award winning researchers from the European Sport Psychology Association, along with top researchers from the U.S. to bring an international overview to sport psychology. Includes international contributions from Europe and the U.S. Encompasses theory, research, and applications Includes sport psychology and exercise research Features applied information for use with coaches, teams, and elite athletes Identifies performance enhancers and inhibitors
Genre: Psychology, Editor: Academic Press, Pages: 522 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780128036655