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The leading textbook for undergraduate exercise physiology courses, Physiology of Sport and Exercise, Fifth Edition With Web Study Guide, has been fully updated in both content and design. The authors, all distinguished researchers and past presidents of the American College of Sports Medicine, combine their expertise to deliver superior technical content while maintaining the accessible, reader-friendly format that has made this textbook a favorite of instructors and students alike.

The fifth edition has been redesigned to enhance its visual appeal and provide students with an improved learning experience. Completely revamped photos, illustrations, and medical artwork offer a higher level of detail and clarity to better illustrate how the body performs and responds to physical activity. The text has been carefully designed to reinforce the impact of the new artwork, thereby facilitating students"" comprehension of the topics covered.

To facilitate a more integrated learning experience, both students and instructors can take advantage of the web-based ancillaries that accompany the fifth edition of Physiology of Sport and Exercise. The web study guide offers new learning activities that complement each chapter in the book, and study guide reminders prompt students when to access the study guide to practice, review, and develop their understanding of chapter concepts.

Students can also use the guide""s dynamic and interactive learning activities to expand learning beyond a typical lab situation. Key concepts are reinforced as students work with interactive versions of select artwork from the book and apply their knowledge of exercise physiology to real-world scenarios. In addition, the study guide offers access links to scientific and professional journals as well as organization and career information.

One convenient web address gives instructors access to an updated instructor guide, presentation package, image bank, and test package. The presentation package includes PowerPoint slides with key points and content, which can be modified to suit a variety of class structures. The image bank features all of the graphics, artwork, and content photos from the text for easy insertion into tests, quizzes, handouts, and other course materials. Both the test package and instructor guide include resources and teaching aids designed to decrease lecture and test preparation time and increase pedagogical effectiveness.

Physiology of Sport and Exercise, Fifth Edition, stands alone as the best, most comprehensive resource framing the latest research findings in a reader-friendly format. This winning combination makes it easier_and more engaging_than ever for students to develop their understanding of the body""s marvelous abilities to perform various types and intensities of exercise and sport, to adapt to stressful situations, and to improve its physiological capacities.

Part I. Exercising Muscle
Chapter 1. Structure and Function of Exercising Muscle
Chapter 2. Fuel for Exercise: Bioenergetics and Muscle Metabolism Substrates
Chapter 3. Neural Control of Exercising Muscle
Chapter 4. Hormonal Control During Exercise
Chapter 5. Energy Expenditure and Fatigue

Part II. Cardiovascular and Respiratory Function
Chapter 6. The Cardiovascular System and Its Control
Chapter 7. The Respiratory System and Its Regulation
Chapter 8. Cardiorespiratory Responses to Acute Exercise

Part III. Exercise Training
Chapter 9. Principles of Exercise Training
Chapter 10. Adaptations to Resistance Training
Chapter 11. Adaptations to Aerobic and Anaerobic Training

Part IV. Environmental Influences on Performance
Chapter 12. Exercise in Hot and Cold Environments
Chapter 13. Exercise at Altitude

Part V. Optimizing Performance in Sport
Chapter 14. Training for Sport
Chapter 15. Body Composition and Nutrition for Sport
Chapter 16. Ergogenic Aids and Sport

Part VI. Age and Sex Considerations in Sport and Exercise
Chapter 17. Children and Adolescents in Sport and Exercise
Chapter 18. Aging in Sport and Exercise
Chapter 19. Sex Differences in Sport and Exercise

Part VII. Physical Activity for Health and Fitness
Chapter 20. Prescription of Exercise for Health and Fitness
Chapter 21. Cardiovascular Disease and Physical Activity
Chapter 22. Obesity, Diabetes, and Physical Activity

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