The endocrine system in sports and exercise / Edited by William J. Kraemer and Alan D. Rogol
Contributor(s): Rogol, Alan D | Kraemer, William J.Material type: Book; Format: print Series: The encyclopaedia of sports medicine ; 11.Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell, 2006Description: XIV, 630 p. : gráf. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 1-4051-3017-2.Subject(s): Endocrinología | Medicina deportiva
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The "Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine" is a multi-volume IOC Medical Commission publication, in collaboration with the International Federation of Sports Medicine. Each book is designed to present state-of-the-art information on current topics of specific clinical and scientific importance. This valuable new addition to the "Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine" series provides a comprehensive and logical look at the principles and mechanisms of endocrinology as related to sports and exercise. It looks at growth hormone factors involved in exercise and the endocrinology of sport competition."The Endocrine System in Sports and Exercise" considers various factors and stresses on the body that may alter sporting performance. It covers topics from the acute responses and chronic adaptations of the human endocrine system to the muscular activity involved in conditioning exercise, physical labor, and sport activities. This book is an essential reference for helping to plan better programs of physical fitness, to prepare for sports competitions, and to manage the medical care of athletes.
Índice: List of Contributors Foreword Preface 1 Introduction2 Basic Principles and Mechanisms of Endocrinology3 Exercise Testing: A Bridge Between the High-Tech and The Human - The Need for Innovative Technologies4 Measurement of Peptide Hormones5 Analysis of Low Molecular Weight Substances in Doping Control6 The Reproductive Axis7 Growth Hormone Variants and Human Exercise8 Growth Hormone Binding Proteins9 Resistance Exercise: Acute and Chronic Changes in Growth Hormone Concentrations10 The Growth Hormone Response to Acute and Chronic Aerobic Exercise11 Proopiomelanocortin and Exercise12 Introduction to the Insul... Etc.