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Author Temertzoglou, Ted, 1964- author

Title Kinesiology : an introduction to exercise science / Ted Temertzoglou (Lead Author, Health and Physical Education Consultant, Toronto) ; contributing authors, James Mandigo (Brock University), Paul Challen (Sports Writer and Author), Lori Livingston (Lakehead University), Brian Roy (Brock University)
Published Toronto, Ontario : Thompson Educational Publishing, Inc., [2015]
℗♭2015

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Description xi, 469 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Introducing Kinesiology: Physical Activity and Sport Today -- 1.1. "A Sound Mind in A Healthy Body," -- Physical Inactivity, Worldwide -- 1.2. The Soaring Health-Care Costs of Inactivity -- Overweight and Obese Populations, Worldwide -- 1.3. Overcoming Barriers to Physical Activity -- "Lifestyle Diseases" -- A Time for Change -- 1.4. Physical Literacy -- The Role of Schools and Communities -- Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) -- 1.5. The Study of Kinesiology and Its Benefits -- Clara Hughes: "Let's talk about mental health," -- UNIT 1 Society, Physical Activity, and Sport -- 2. The History of Physical Activity and Sport -- 2.1. The Early History of Physical Activity and Sport -- Aboriginal Peoples in the Americas -- 2.2. The Revival of the Olympic Games -- The Paralympics and the Special Olympics -- 2.3. The Rise of Professional Sport and Athletic Competition -- Terry Fox: A Canadian Hero -- 2.4. Women's Gains in Physical Activity and Sport -- Overcoming Racial Barriers in Sport -- 2.5. Government Initiatives to Promote Active, Healthy Living -- The Edmonton Grads -- 3. Business, Physical Activity, and Sport -- 3.1. Professionals Versus Amateurs -- 3.2. Sport for Profit -- Sport Spin-Offs -- 3.3. Owner, Athlete, Agent, and Fans -- Playing Sport for Money -- 3.4. The Influence of Media on Sport -- 3.5. Consumer Awareness Related to Physical Activity and Sport -- Brenda Irving, CBC Sports Broadcaster -- 4. Ethical Issues, Physical Activity, and Sport -- 4.1. Gender-Based Inequities in Sport -- Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation -- 4.2. The Ethics of Sponsorship and Advertising -- 4.3. Violence and Aggression in Sport -- Spinal Cord Injuries and Concussions -- 4.4. Cheating in Sport -- Do Athletes Who Cheat Deserve a Second Chance? -- 4.5. Championing the Concept of "Fair Play," -- The International Committee for Fair Play (ICFP) -- UNIT 2 Anatomy and Physiology -- 5. The Skeletal and Articular Systems -- 5.1. Using Anatomical Terminology -- Describing Movement at Joints -- 5.2. The Human Skeleton -- 5.3. The Structure of the Skeleton -- 5.4. Bone Injuries and Bone Disease -- Gray's Anatomy, 1858 -- 5.5. The Different Types of Human Joints -- 5.6. Types of Synovial Joints -- 5.7. Characteristics of Synovial Joints -- 5.8. Joint-Related Injuries -- Shoulder Joint/Knee Joint/Ankle Joint -- Dr. Robert Jackson, Orthopedic Surgeon -- 6. The Muscular System -- 6.1. The Musculoskeletal System -- 6.2. The Anatomy of Skeletal Muscle -- The Nervous System and the Control of Movement -- 6.3. Muscle and Tendon Injuries -- 6.4. The Sliding Filament Theory of Muscle Contraction -- Excitation-Contraction Coupling -- 6.5. Reflexes, Proprioception, and Movement -- The Stretch Reflex -- Sarah Newman, Athletic Therapist -- 7. Energy Systems and Physical Activity -- 7.1. Three Key Energy Nutrients -- 7.2. ATP -- The Common Energy Molecule -- 7.3. Pathway 1: ATP-PC (Anaerobic Alactic) -- 7.4. Pathway 2: Glycolysis (Anaerobic Lactic) -- 7.5. Pathway 3: Cellular Respiration (Aerobic) -- 7.6. Fats and Protein as Energy Sources -- Why Are East African Distance Runners So Dominant? -- 7.7. Muscle Fibre Types and Energy Systems -- 7.8. Muscle Fibre Types and Athletic Performance -- Trent Stellingwerff, Sports Physiologist -- 8. The Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems -- 8.1. The Heart -- 8.2. The Vascular System and Blood Flow -- Coronary Circulation and Coronary Disease -- 8.3. Cardiovascular Dynamics -- The Cardiovascular Effects of Training -- 8.4. The Respiratory System -- The Mechanisms of Breathing -- 8.5. Gas Exchange and O2 and CO2 Transport -- 8.6. Respiratory Dynamics -- 8.7. The Integration of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Functions -- 8.8. The Rest-to-Exercise Transition -- Angela James, Hockey Superstar and Role Model -- UNIT 3 Human Performance and Biomechanics -- 9. Human Growth and Development -- 9.1. Change, Growth, and Development -- 9.2. The Stages of Human Development -- Factors Affecting Physical Growth and Development -- 9.3. Cognitive Development -- 9.4. Stages of Social and Emotional Development -- 9.5. The Long-Term Athlete Development Model-Sport and Physical Activity for Life -- 9.6. Designing Movement-Based Activities for Different Ages, Stages, and Ability Levels -- Geena Lee, YMCA Youth Leadership Advisor -- 10. Motor Learning and Skill Acquisition -- 10.1. Basic Principles of Motor Learning and Skill Acquisition -- 10.2. Skills Development and Analysis -- Fundamental Movement Skills and Skill Transferability -- 10.3. The Psychological Component of Skill Acquisition -- 10.4. Psychological Skills Training -- 10.5. LTAD Stages and Mental Fitness Development -- Constraints Affecting Skill Development -- 10.6. The Role of the Coach -- The 2012 Olympic Women's Soccer Team -- 11. Biomechanical Theory and Concepts -- 11.1. The Study of Biomechanics -- 11.2. Newton's Three Laws of Motion -- Levers in the Human Body -- 11.3. The Laws of Physics and Types of Motion -- 11.4. Applying Knowledge of Biomechanics -- Innovative Equipment Designs and the Paralympics -- 12. The Seven Principles of Biomechanics -- 12.1. Static and Dynamic Systems -- 12.2. Stability (Principle 1) -- 12.3. Maximum Effort (Principles 2 and 3) -- What Makes Usain Bolt Run So Fast? -- 12.4. Linear Motion (Principles 4 and 5) -- 12.5. Angular Motion (Principles 6 and 7) -- Rick Hansen -- "Man in Motion," -- 13. Analyzing the Efficiency of Human Movement -- 13.1. Analyzing Functional Movement -- 13.2. Qualitative Analysis of Human Movement -- 13.3. Quantitative Analysis of Human Movement -- Own the Podium -- Quantitative Analysis Pays Off -- 13.4. Analyzing Human Movement: Four Examples -- Forensic Biomechanics -- UNIT 4 Nutrition, Training, and Ergogenic Aids -- 14. Nutrition for Human Performance -- 14.1. Macronutrients -- 14.2. Micronutrients -- Canada's Food Guide and Regulated Food Labelling -- 14.3. Energy Balance and Body Weight -- 14.4. Estimating Daily Caloric Need Based on RMR -- The Social Costs of Unhealthy Behaviours -- 14.5. Effect of Exercise on Fat Loss and Muscle Gain -- The Female Athlete Triad -- 14.6. Nutrition for Optimal Performance -- 14.7. Hydration and Fluid Intake -- Dr. David Lau, Endocrinologist -- 15. Training and Human Performance -- 15.1. The F.I.T.T. Principle -- Training Principles that Complement F.I.T.T. -- 15.2. Training Methods -- Yoga and Pilates: Improving the Core -- 15.3. Environmental Factors and Training -- Factors Affecting Long-Term Athlete Development -- 15.4. Developing an Individualized Training Program -- 15.5. Fitness Appraisals and Training Programs -- The CSEP-PATH to Personalized Training -- Daryl Devonish, Trainer and Wellness Coach -- 16. Ergogenic Substances and Techniques -- 16.1. Nutritional Aids and Human Performance -- Sport Foods and Energy Drinks -- 16.2. Pharmacological and Physiological Aids -- 16.3. Technological Innovation and Ergogenic Aids -- The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)
Link Temertzoglou, Ted, 1964-, author. Kinesiology.
Notes Includes index
Subject Kinesiology -- Textbooks.
Movement.
Genre/Form Textbooks.
Textbooks.
Author Livingston, Lori A. (Lori Anne), 1959- author
Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967- author
Mandigo, James, author
Roy, Brian, author
ISBN 9781550772333 (bound)
1550772333 (bound)