Sport Exercise and Environmental Physiology

1st Edition

Authors:

  • 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

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