Sport Exercise and Environmental Physiology

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By Thomas Reilly, BA, DipPE, MSc, PhD, DSc, DHC, FIBiol, FErgS and Jim Waterhouse, BA(Oxon), DPhil (Oxon)
ISBN
9780443073588
Publication Date
28-10-2004
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  • Each chapter is supported by evidence based research and the more important references are cited
  • In each chapter the physics and physiology of the environmental stress are described first.
  • The impact on the individual doing activity is then covered.
  • The issues of acclimatization is addressed before recommendations are made to help practitioners cope.
  • This thorough book collates the relationships between exercise and the environment into one efficient volume. The aim of this text is to provide a comprehensive coverage of the environmental influences that impact the individual when exercising or competing in sport. The main environmental factors are considered, and the physiological reactions to discrete environmental stresses are described and methods of adaptation or coping are explained.

    Key Features
    • Evidence-based information and highly respected references dominates the text, lending credibility to the material.
    • The coverage maintains strong focus throughout, placing constant emphasis on the physics and physiology of the environmental stress.
    • Helpful information on the impact on the individual doing activity offers other important information, necessary to real-world practice.
    • The issues of acclimatization are addressed before recommendations, helping practitioners to cope with common issues.
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    ISBN 9780443073588
    Author Information By Thomas Reilly, BA, DipPE, MSc, PhD, DSc, DHC, FIBiol, FErgS, Director, Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK; and Jim Waterhouse, BA(Oxon), DPhil (Oxon)
    Table of Content 1 Exercise and the environment: an ergonomics approach.
    2 Exercise in the heat.
    3 Exercise in the cold.
    4 Altitude stress and hypoxia .
    5 Underwater sports.
    6 The stress of travel .
    7 The effects of space flight .
    8 Air quality .
    9 Noise.
    10 Living and exercising in hostile environments.
    Publication Date 28-10-2004
    Pages 256
    Trim 234 x 156 (6 1/8 x 9 1/4)
    Stock Status In Stock
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