Biochemistry Primer for Exercise Science

Author: Peter M. Tiidus,A. Russell Tupling,Michael E. Houston

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 149258343X

Category: Science

Page: 312

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Students trained in traditional exercise physiology have learned the basic concepts of energy but often don’t fully understand human energy consumption at the molecular level. Biochemistry Primer for Exercise Science, Fourth Edition, provides an introduction to biochemistry that will give readers greater insight into the molecular aspects of human physical activity. Reflecting the rapid development of the field, this classic text continues to present the essentials of biochemistry—molecular biology, basic chemistry, metabolism, and transcription regulation—in an easy-to-understand format. The fourth edition features the most recent research in exercise biochemistry plus new and revised content, including the following: • All-new coverage of the control of biochemistry and biochemical and muscular adaptations to exercise and training via signaling pathways, an area of study that has received much attention in recent years • Added information on the regulation of gene expression, which highlights the need for students to comprehend the basics of molecular biology • Next Stage sections in each chapter, which lead students toward emerging areas of knowledge in the field by examining new or controversial areas of research • An integration of the chapters on DNA, RNA, and the regulation of protein synthesis to provide a more focused and effective presentation of these key concepts Biochemistry Primer for Exercise Science, Fourth Edition, combines information from nutrition, physiology, and biochemistry to provide a clear explanation of the working of metabolism and the human body’s response to physical activity. Special elements throughout the text help to demystify this complex and dynamic field of study. Key points reinforce essential concepts and aid readers in relating them to sport and exercise. Chapter summaries outline important information to take away, and review questions with answers allow readers to test their knowledge of each chapter’s content. A comprehensive glossary and the list of abbreviations found on the inside front and back covers help readers become familiar with commonly used biochemistry terms, and a reference list provides a starting point for exploring areas of interest in more detail. With its combination of essential topics, new findings, and future directions in research, Biochemistry Primer for Exercise Science, Fourth Edition, is a perfect resource for anyone looking to build an understanding of exercise biochemistry. Both students and professionals alike will find the information they need to begin their exploration of this fascinating field of study.

Biochemistry Primer for Exercise Science

Author: Michael E. Houston

Publisher: Human Kinetics 10%

ISBN: 9780736056120

Category: Medical

Page: 267

View: 1886

The latest edition of Biochemistry Primer for Exercise Scienceprovides upper-level undergraduate and graduate students with an understanding of the essential concepts of biochemistry--molecular biology, basic chemistry, metabolism, and transcription regulation--in an easy-to-understand format. This text builds on the success of the previous edition by offering new topics, new organization of chapters, greater interpretation and integration of key concepts, and new and improved illustrations that clarify the content. Biochemistry Primer for Exercise Science, Third Editionis the first volume in Human Kinetics' Primers in Exercise Science Series. With its updated information based on new research and ideas from exercise science and molecular biology and its greater interpretation of biochemistry in the context of the active human, this volume is the only text of its kind in this field. Students trained in traditional exercise physiology can understand basic concepts of energy, but without the knowledge gained from this book they might lack the ability to apply these principles to everyday life. New information and approaches in this book include the following: -Reorganized chapters give greater attention to the mechanism behind the concepts. Basic metabolic pathways and mechanisms are outlined and the role of exercise in modulating those pathways and mechanisms is addressed. -A deeper and more thorough integration of the topics adds context and aids in comprehension. -New review questions with answers are provided. -A section on oxidative stress and its implications to lifestyle and health are included. -A new section covers signal transduction that leads to changes in the expression of genes and in the amounts of specific proteins. -A thoroughly revamped chapter covers bioenergetics with an overview of energy systems and their role in exercise. This is followed by the more rigorous thermodynamics concepts. In addition, each chapter addresses the newest, most sophisticated information, discusses future research directions, and contains key points to reinforce understanding. The book also provides a list of abbreviations, conveniently located on the inside front cover, to help the reader become familiar with commonly used biochemistry terms; chapter summaries; a glossary; and a comprehensive reference list to help students absorb and apply the content. This new edition fully integrates the concepts of biochemistry and physiology of exercise and provides critical information on how genes are controlled. In doing so, it melds the fields of human nutrition, physiology, and biochemistry into a more unifying science, and it presents students with the biochemistry content they need in order to understand the molecular aspects of human physical activity. The text helps prepare students for what lies ahead, and it is a great tool for professionals in related fields who want to learn about the biochemistry of exercise. Each volume in Human Kinetics' Primers in Exercise Science Series provides students and professionals alike with a non-intimidating basic understanding of the science behind each topic in the series, and where appropriate, how that science is applied. These books are written by leading researchers and teachers in their respective areas of expertise to present in an easy-to-understand manner essential concepts in dynamic, complex areas of scientific knowledge. The books in the series are ideal for researchers and professionals that need to obtain background in an unfamiliar scientific area or as an accessible basic reference for those that will be returning to the material often.

Sport Nutrition-3rd Edition

Author: Jeukendrup, Asker,Gleeson, Michael

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492529036

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 613

View: 8595

Sport Nutrition, Third Edition, uses a physiological basis to provide an in-depth look at the science supporting nutrition recommendations. Students will come away with an understanding of nutrition as it relates to sport and the influence of nutrition on performance, training, and recovery.

Handbook of Biobehavioral Approaches to Self-Regulation

Author: Guido H.E. Gendolla,Mattie Tops,Sander L. Koole

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1493912364

Category: Psychology

Page: 421

View: 9758

​How can people master their own thoughts, feelings, and actions? This question is central to the scientific study of self-regulation. The behavioral side of self-regulation has been extensively investigated over the last decades, but the biological machinery that allows people to self-regulate has mostly remained vague and unspecified. Handbook of Biobehavioral Approaches to Self-Regulation corrects this imbalance. Moving beyond traditional mind-body dualities, the various contributions in the book examine how self-regulation becomes established in cardiovascular, hormonal, and central nervous systems. Particular attention is given to the dynamic interplay between affect and cognition in self-regulation. The book also addresses the psychobiology of effort, the impact of depression on self-regulation, the development of self-regulation, and the question what causes self-regulation to succeed or fail. These novel perspectives provide readers with a new, biologically informed understanding of self-awareness and self-agency. Among the topics being covered are: Self-regulation in an evolutionary perspective. The muscle metaphor in self-regulation in the light of current theorizing on muscle physiology. From distraction to mindfulness: psychological and neural mechanisms of attention strategies in self-regulation. Self-regulation in social decision-making: a neurobiological perspective. Mental effort: brain and autonomic correlates in health and disease. A basic and applied model of the body-mind system. Handbook of Biobehavioral Approaches to Self-Regulation provides a wealth of theoretical insights into self-regulation, with great potential for future applications for improving self-regulation in everyday life settings, including education, work, health, and interpersonal relationships. The book highlights a host of exciting new ideas and directions and is sure to provoke a great deal of thought and discussion among researchers, practitioners, and graduate-level students in psychology, education, neuroscience, medicine, and behavioral economics.

Exercise Physiology for Health Fitness and Performance

Author: Sharon A. Plowman,Denise L. Smith

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451176112

Category: Medical

Page: 744

View: 9273

Updated for its Fourth Edition with increased art and photos, this undergraduate exercise physiology textbook integrates basic exercise physiology with research studies to stimulate learning, allowing readers to apply principles in the widest variety of exercise and sport science careers. The book has comprehensive coverage, including integrated material on special populations, and a flexible organization of independent units, so instructors can teach according to their preferred approach. Each unit is designed with a consistent and comprehensive sequence of presentation: basic anatomy and physiology, the measurement and meaning of variables important to understanding exercise physiology, exercise responses, training principles, and special applications, problems, and considerations. Plowman & Smith provides a consistently organized, comprehensive approach to Exercise Physiology with excellent supporting ancillary materials. Its ability to relate up to date research to key concepts and integrate special populations makes this book ideal for classroom use.

Foundations of Exercise Science

Author: Gary Kamen

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780683044980

Category: Medical

Page: 304

View: 5873

This entry-level text provides an overview of the human movement sciences, combining basic science principles with applications in exercise science. Topics covered include physiology of exercise, sports medicine prevention and rehabilitation.

Churchill Livingstone's Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine E-Book

Author: Sheila Jennett

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0080982522

Category: Medical

Page: 496

View: 7074

The dictionary is designed to be a pocket companion, for ready access by students, postgraduates, trainers, and health professionals involved in sport and exercise. It provides definitions and short accounts of terms used and techniques employed in the study and practical application of the relevant anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and psychology, and of commonly associated medical problems and treatments. Illustrations are included in the A-Z text, and appendices provide additional reference information and sources for further study. Wide coverage in A-Z text of relevant basic and applied topics relevant to sport and exercise. Full contact information for professional associations. Illustrations, graphs and tables. Team of expert contributors.

Biochemie für Dummies

Author: John W. Moore

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527657959

Category: Science

Page: 330

View: 9886

Im Leben eines Biologen und auch in dem eines Chemikers kommt irgendwann der Tag, an dem plötzlich die Biochemie vor der Tür steht oder gleich hineinpoltert. "Biochemie für Dummies" bereitet Sie auf diesen Tag vor oder hilft Ihnen, die Folgen zu verkraften. Von Zellstrukturen über Kohlenwasserstoffe, Aminosäuren und Proteine erklärt Ihnen das was Sie über Biochemie wissen müssen. So einfach wie möglich, so komplex wie nötig werden Sie hier in die Welt der Lipide, Vitamine und Hormone eingeführt und erfahren, was ATP jenseits des Tennisplatzes bedeutet.

Dance Anatomie

Der vollständig illustrierte Ratgeber für Beweglichkeit, Kraft und Muskelspannung im Tanz

Author: Jacqui Greene Haas

Publisher: Stiebner Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3767920638

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 272

View: 619

Wenn man als Tänzer erfolgreich sein möchte, muss man verstehen, wie man seinen Körper optimal trainiert, vorbereitet und schützt. Genau dies vermittelt »Dance Anatomie«. Anhand der 82 wichtigsten Tanzbewegungen mit über 200 farbigen Illustrationen auf leicht verständliche Art und Weise. Zielgerichtet und per Blick unter die Haut kann der Leser die passenden Übungen für sein Leistungsniveau und seinen Stil auswählen. Dabei werden seine Beweglichkeit, die Kraft und die Muskelspannung kontinuierlich verbessert. »Dance Anatomie« soll Ihnen als Tänzer helfen, Ihre Linie exakter zu formen und Choreografien rhythmisch und musikalisch prägnant auszudrücken. Es spielt dabei keine Rolle, ob sie vor einer Jury, auf einer Bühne oder in einer Trainingsklasse tanzen. Was Jury, Publikum und Lehrende sehen möchten, sind Kraft, klare Linien und musikalische Genauigkeit. Sämtliche Übungen in diesem Buch werden durch Tipps zur korrekten Atemtechnik, dem gezielten Einsatz der Rumpfstabilisatoren und durch Sicherheitshinweise ergänzt, um Fehlhaltungen und Verletzungen vorzubeugen.

Molekularbiologie der Zelle

Author: Bruce Alberts,Alexander Johnson,Julian Lewis,Martin Raff,Keith Roberts,Peter Walter

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527323848

Category: Cells

Page: 1928

View: 2856

Seit einem Vierteljahrhundert ist 'Molekularbiologie der Zelle' das führende Lehrbuch im Bereich Zellbiologie. Diese erfolgreiche Tradition wird nun mit der fünften Auflage fortgesetzt, die vollständig überarbeitet und aktualisiert wurde. Mit zahlreichen inhaltlichen Neuerungen stellt sie unser aktuelles, sich rasch weiterentwickelndes Wissens zum zentralen Gegenstand der Biologie dar - der Zelle.

The Fit and Healthy Dancer

Author: Yiannis Koutedakis,N. C. Craig Sharp,Colin Boreham

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 344

View: 4675

Regardless of the grace of their movement, dancers experience injuries more often than the lugs bucking heads on the rugby field or in the boxing ring. On average, dancers are only marginally fitter than the average person on the street, smoke far too much, and do not eat properly, yet still stretch their bodies to extreme levels in the name of performance, and not surprisingly suffer a litany of injuries. This book examines the impact of a variety of dance forms, and puts forth a program for improving training, building stamina, and reducing the risk of injury.

Choice

Publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a Division of the American Library Association

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Academic libraries

Page: N.A

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Triggerpunkte und Muskelfunktionsketten

in der Osteopathie und Manuellen Therapie

Author: Philipp Richter,Eric Hebgen

Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag

ISBN: 383047928X

Category: Medical

Page: 272

View: 4521

Schmerzpatienten effektiv helfen! Diagnose und Therapie myofaszialer Triggerpunkte sowie verschiedene Erklärungsmodelle der Muskelfunktionsketten für die tägliche Praxis. In diesem Buch finden Sie relevante Informationen über Muskulatur, Muskelketten und Triggerpunkte, die Sie für den Praxisalltag benötigen. Erklärungen zur Entstehung von Schmerzen am Bewegungsapparat erleichtern Ihnen die Diagnose. Die Behandlungsmethoden der myofaszialen Strukturen werden durch Dehnungsübungen ergänzt. Anatomische Zeichnungen und zahlreiche Fotos helfen Ihnen bei der Lokalisation der Triggerpunkte und ihrer zugehörigen Schmerzareale. Neu in der 3. Auflage: Beschreibung der Entstehung myofaszialer Schmerzen durch falsche Körperhaltung sowie Dehnungsübungen zu ihrer Linderung. Ein äußerst gelungenes Werk, eine gute Mischung aus Hintergrundinformationen und praxisrelevanten Themen, welche nicht nur osteopathisch interessierte Leser begeistern wird. (physiopraxis)

Organische Chemie für Dummies

Author: Arthur Winter

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527822402

Category: Science

Page: 370

View: 1135

Man könnte meinen, dass eine Wissenschaft, die sich hauptsächlich mit Verbindungen eines einzigen Elements auseinandersetzt, vergleichsweise übersichtlich ist. Doch Kohlenstoff ist ein ganz besonderes Element, denn Kohlenstoffverbindungen bilden die Grundlagen des Lebens. "Organische Chemie für Dummies" führt Sie in die Geheimnisse der organischen Verbindungen ein, erklärt Ihnen die Grundlagen der Spektrometrie und Spektroskopie, zeigt Ihnen, welche Reaktionen möglich und welche unmöglich sind und vieles mehr. Nach jedem Kapitel finden Sie Übungsaufgaben mit ausführlichen Lösungen. So unterstützt Sie das Buch bei Ihrem Einstieg in die Organische Chemie.

Molekulare Zellbiologie

Author: Arnold Berk,David Baltimore,Harvey Lodish,James Darnell,Paul Matsudaira,S. Lawrence Zipursky

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110810573

Category: Science

Page: 1491

View: 1444


Krafttraining – Die Enzyklopädie

381 Übungen und 116 Trainingsprogramme für optimalen Muskelaufbau, maximale Kraftsteigerung und Fettabbau

Author: Jim Stoppani

Publisher: Riva Verlag

ISBN: 3864138728

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 592

View: 479

Dieses auf wissenschaftlichen Grundlagen basierende Handbuch ist der umfassende Trainingsratgeber zur Maximierung von Muskelmasse und Kraft. Es behandelt alle Aspekte der optimalen Kraftentwicklung und des Muskelaufbaus, erklärt wichtige Begrifflichkeiten und Konzepte, bespricht alle einsetzbaren Trainingsgeräte, darunter auch Kettlebells, TRX oder BOSU, erläutert die Bedeutung jeder Muskelgruppe und zeigt Ernährungsstrategien auf, die den Fettabbau und Muskelaufbau effizient unterstützen. Die 381 in Bild und Text erklärten Übungen decken 13 Muskelgruppen und den ganzen Körper ab. Bei jeder Übung wird die richtige Technik gezeigt, angepasst an die jeweilige Art des Widerstands, seien es freie Gewichte, Trainingsgeräte oder das eigene Körpergewicht. Darüber hinaus bietet das Buch 116 detaillierte Workout-Programme für Anfänger, Fortgeschrittene und Profis und die unterschiedlichen Trainingsziele Muskelaufbau, maximale Kraftsteigerung oder Fettabbau. Außerdem lernt der Leser, eigene Programme zusammenzustellen. Jim Stoppani, Sportphysiologe und viele Jahre Senior Science Editor der Zeitschrift Muscle & Fitness, bespricht alle Themen im Detail. Seine Ratschläge helfen, jegliches Problem oder Plateau zu überwinden und das gewünschte Trainingsziel in kürzestmöglicher Zeit zu erreichen.