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    Frank I. Katch(Author)

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This Seventh Edition has been thoroughly updated with all the most recent findings, guiding you to the latest understanding of nutrition, energy transfer, and exercise training and their relationship to human performance. This new edition continues to provide excellent coverage of exercise physiology, uniting the topics of energy expenditure and capacity, molecular biology, physical conditioning, sports nutrition, body composition, weight control, and more. Every chapter has been fully revised and updated to reflect the latest information in the field. The updated full-color art program adds visual appeal and improves understanding of key topics.
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  • PDF | 696 pages
  • Frank I. Katch(Author)
  • Lea & Febiger,U.S.; 2nd Revised edition edition (1 Jun. 1986)
  • English
  • 10
  • Science & Nature

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  • By David Riddell on 10 November 2010

    This book by McArdle et al is essential reading for those studying fairly basic to moderately advanced exercise physiology. For those who want something a little easier to read, I would start with "Exercise Physiology" by Sharon Plowman and Denise Smith 3 Ed.(Exercise Physiology for Health, Fitness, and Performance also available on Amazon. For more advanced "stuff", I would also recommend "ACSM's Advanced Exercise Physiology". In my opinion, McArdle's .. book is an indispensible text for all readers interested in exercise physiology other than for those who only require a really basic knowledge of the subject. PS I own all 3 of the titles I have mentioned.As with Plowman and Smith's text: perhaps, one of the best features - the full text online access (including additional resources such as worksheets with answers, quiz banks and much more).

  • By Drew D on 15 June 2014

    I am a personal trainer who, as an ex-athlete and coach, am disappointed by the publications on sports training put out for personal trainers. This book covers the gap between sub-standard personal training fitness education and sports science.I have not studied sports science, but as an ex-athlete having competed nationally or internationally in four sports, I found this book to be quite comprehensive - it seems to be the number one book for general sports science recommended to sports science students.In my working profession, I have found that even some qualified sports scientists (of sport's specific experience) do not properly understand everything that this book or their degree has to offer. So, for the average fitness professional wanting to increase their knowledge and become more comprehensively knowledgeable about human performance, testing and training, this is an excellent start.For an athlete who has competed at elite national and/or international level with a good knowledge on the mechanisms of training for elite performance, this book is a good base reference publication with a scope wider than individual sports knowledge will entail and quite substantial depth to the knowledge provided.

  • By Liz Cooper on 13 July 2013

    This book has been recommended several times by highly qualified sports scientists so just had to get it. It has everything you need to know about sport and exercise physiology and I'm really glad to have it in my bookcase.

  • By Mitch Williams on 2 November 2013

    Best book you can buy 100% if your s sport scientist - I am in finally year of uni and have bought every copy and it offers great help all year round

  • By martine on 16 February 2013

    Fantastic purchase very reasonably priced exactly as needed for successful completion of my sport health and exercise degree. Thank you

  • By Neil Hayward on 3 October 2013

    Item received very quickly, was on my essential reading list at University and upon opening I can see why! This book is packed full of information and I can see already that it is going to play an important role in me gaining my degree! Would definitely recommend!

  • By sue.Carter on 16 February 2014

    Excellent reference book very informative I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to learn about the body's systems


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