Physiology for Sportspeople

Physiology for Sportspeople

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The information presented here is thorough, yet not overly technical and is of interest to those who exercise to any degree and even to those who just think about it. Bursztyn's style is engaging and without condescension as he explains the physiology of muscle, metabolism, respiration, the cardiovascular system, temperature regulation, and fluid balance, as well as the effects of drugs and hormones and the benefits (and risks) of exercise for people with various conditions. Distributed in the US and Canada by St. Martin's Press. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, ORA Serious Usera#39;s Guide to the Body Peter Bursztyn ... A test carried out on a treadmill generally gives slightly higher values than on a stationary cycle, probably because more muscles are involved in running (and supporting onea#39;s body weight)anbsp;...

Title:Physiology for Sportspeople
Author:Peter Bursztyn
Publisher:Manchester University Press - 1990


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