Most recent volume


Volume . Exercise Physiology in Special Populations

Published: 14th August 2008 Editor: Neil Spurway Author: John Buckley
Exercise Physiology in Special Populations covers the prevalent health conditions that are either linked to an inactive lifestyle or whose effects can be ameliorated by increasing physical activity and physical fitness. The book explores physiological aspects of obesity and diabetes before moving on to cardiac disease, lung disease, arthritis and back pain, ageing and older people, bone health, the female participant, neurological and neuromuscular disorders, and spinal chord injury. The author team includes many of the UK’s leading researchers and exercise science and rehabilitation practitioners that specialise in each of the topic areas.

Additional volumes


Nutrition and Sport

Published: 14th June 2007 Author: Don MacLaren

Paediatric Exercise Physiology

Published: 13th October 2006 Author: Neil Armstrong

Genetics and Molecular Biology of Muscle Adaptation

Published: 20th September 2006 Editors: Neil Spurway Henning Wackerhage

The Physiology of Training

Published: 21st March 2006 Editor: Gregory Whyte

Immune Function in Sport and Exercise

Published: 24th November 2005 Editor: Michael Gleeson