Sport Exercise and Environmental Physiology

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Thomas Reilly
  • Jim Waterhouse
    • Print ISBN 9780443073588

    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.

    Table of Contents

    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.

    Details

    No. of pages:
    256
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2005
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443073588