Physiology of Sport and Exercise continues to be one of the best physiology textbooks available for both instructors and students. Now in its seventh edition, it combines research with extensive visual aids. The comprehensive resource offers a simple way for students to develop an understanding of the body's abilities to perform various types of exercise and sport. Written by a team of distinguished research, Physiology of Sport and Exercise, 7th Edition has been updated to include the most recent position stands, standards and guidelines from the field of sport and exercise physiology. Throughout the text, updated photos mixed with illustrations and medical artwork help readers understand difficult concepts and illustrate how the body performs. New and updated content for this seventh edition includes additional information on overtraining and exercise addiction. There is also expanded content on fatigue and mobility in aging, as well as new sections on epigenetics, bioinformatics and neuromuscular function. This extensive seventh edition continues to offer comprehensive coverage of the complex relationship between human physiology and exercise, while still maintaining an engaging and student-friendly tone. Instructors also have access to an instructor guide, test package, ready-to-use chapter quizzes and presentation package plus image bank.
W. Larry Kenney is a professor of physiology and kinesiology at Pennsylvania State University. Kenney has authored more than 200 papers, book chapters and other publications. His research interests include the effects of heat, cold and dehydration on various aspects of health, exercise and athletic performance. Kenney was also president of the ACSM from 2003 to 2004. Jack Wilmore was a professor in the department of health and kinesiology at Texas A&M University. He has published 53 chapters, more than 320 peer-reviewed research papers and 15 books on exercise physiology. David Costill has written and co-authored more than 430 publications over the course of his career. Costill was also the original editor in chief of the International Journal of Sports Medicine for 12 years. Many of his former students are now leaders in the fields of exercise physiology, medicine and science.