The Physiology of Physical Training

  • ID: 4579856
  • Book
  • 280 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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The Physiology of Physical Training provides complete coverage of the physiological and methodological aspects of physical training, providing essential knowledge for anyone involved in exercise physiology. Physiological processes at the cellular level (and for the whole organism) are covered to better explain particular training methods and convey a deeper knowledge and understanding of training techniques. Coverage of exercise training-induced adaptive responses and the most appropriate training methods to bring about targeted adaptive changes are also included. This is the perfect reference for researchers of physiology/kinesiology and human kinetics, practicing coaches, graduate students and sports medicine specialists.

  • Describes exercise-induced adaptation, from the cell to the whole body
  • Demonstrates practical applications of exercise for injury, disease prevention and improved physical performance
  • Fully integrates the knowledge of molecular exercise physiology and training methods

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1. Basic cellular functions, cellular adaptation, and metabolism 2. Skeletal muscle, function, muscle fiber types 3. Adaptation, phenotypic adaptation, fatigue, overtraining 4. Fundamentals of strength training 5. Fundamentals of endurance training 6. Speed as complex conditional ability 7. Fundamentals of joint flexibility 8. Diet and sport 9. Physical training and prevention 10. Physical training and aging 11. Sport genetics

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Radák, Zsolt
Zsolt Radák received his PhD from Tsukuba University in Japan. He has received Hungary's Bolyai Research Fellowship in Medicine and the Szechenyi Professorship from the Hungarian Academy of Science. He is the DSc of Hungarian Academy of Science in the field of medicine. He is a professor and served as dean, and also associate-dean,of the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Science of Semmelweis University,Budapest, Hungary.

Since 2008 he has been the head of the only sport science doctoral school in Hungary. From September 2014 he was professor and head of the Research Institute of Sport Science, University of Physical Education. He has been a visiting professor at Toho University, Juntendo University, and Waseda University in Japan, Rennes University in France, Texas University in the USA, and Beijing Sport University in China.
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