Advanced Environmental Exercise Physiology (inbunden)
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Advanced Environmental Exercise Physiology (inbunden)

Advanced Environmental Exercise Physiology

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Text for graduate-level and upper-level undergraduate courses in exercise physiology and exercise science. Also a reference for exercise and sports medicine specialists.
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Stephen S. Cheung, PhD, is the Canada research chair in environmental ergonomics in the department of physical education and kinesiology at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. Dr. Cheung has published more than 45 papers in topics that span the chapters in this book, including extensive publication on hyperthermia and its effect on exercise capacity and fatigue as well as the effects of cold on manual function and marine survival. Dr. Cheung is a member of many professional organizations, including the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, the American College of Sports Medicine, and the Aerospace Medical Association. He serves on the executive committee of the International Conference on Environmental Ergonomics, and he graduated with honors from the prestigious International Space University in Barcelona. He received his PhD in exercise science from the University of Toronto. In his leisure time, Dr. Cheung enjoys bicycling and racing, playing squash, and reading.


Chapter 1. Overview of Environmental Physiology Interdisciplinary Design Issues Common Terminology in Environmental Physiology Common Research Themes Summary Chapter 2. Fundamentals of Temperature Regulation Heat Balance Equation and Factors Affecting Heat Exchange Models of Thermoregulatory Control Thermal Stress Scales Summary Chapter 3. Heat Stress Direct Effects of Hyperthermia Pace Selection With Hyperthermia Individual Variability in Heat Tolerance Cooling Strategies Summary Chapter 4. Hydration Strategies for Exercise Physiology of Fluid Balance Developing a Hydration Strategy Summary Chapter 5. Cold Air Exposure Manual Function in the Cold Cold Injuries to the Extremities Physiological Responses to Exercise in the Cold Summary Chapter 6. Cold Water Immersion Sudden Immersion and Cold Shock Muscle Failure in the Cold Hypothermia Post-Rescue Collapse Summary Chapter 7. Diving and Hyperbaric Physiology The Physics of Diving Respiratory Responses to a Hyperbaric Environment Barotrauma Decompression Sickness Inert Gas Narcosis Saturation Diving Summary Chapter 8. Training and Performing at Moderate Altitude Models of Physiological Responses to Hypoxic Stimulus Genetic Basis of Altitude Performance Live Low, Train High Live High, Train High Live High, Train Low Hyperoxia Considerations in Applying Altitude Training Summary Chapter 9. Mountaineering and High Altitude Physiology Physiological Responses to High and Extreme Altitudes High Altitude Illnesses Summary Chapter 10. Microgravity and Spaceflight The Microgravity Environment Physiological Responses to Microgravity Exercise Countermeasures Extravehicular Activity Physiology Spacesuit Design Radiation Exposure Summary Chapter 11. Exercise in Polluted Environments Air Quality Indices Ozone Effects on Health and Exercise Managing Air Pollution for Athletes Summary Chapter 12.Chronobiological Rhythms and Exercise Performance Sleep-Wake Cycle Basics Circadian Pattern in Exercise Capacity Sleep Deprivation Shift Work Jet Lag Summary Afterword Appendix References About the Author