Chapter 1. Structure and Function of Exercising Muscle; Chapter 2. Fuel for Exercising Muscle: Metabolism and Hormonal Control; Chapter 3. Neural Control of Exercising Muscle; Chapter 4. Energy Expenditure and Fatigue; Chapter 5. The Cardiovascular System and Its Control Heart; Chapter 6. The Respiratory System and Its Regulation; Chapter 7. Cardiorespiratory Responses to Acute Exercise; Chapter 8. Principles of Exercise Training; Chapter 9. Adaptations to Resistance Training; Chapter 10. Adaptations to Aerobic and Anaerobic Training; Chapter 11. Exercise in Hot and Cold Environments: Thermoregulation; Chapter 12. Exercise at Altitude; Chapter 13. Training for Sport; Chapter 14. Body Composition and Nutrition for Sport; Chapter 15. Ergogenic Aids and Sport; Chapter 16. Children and Adolescents in Sport and Exercis; Chapter 17. Aging in Sport and Exercise; Chapter 18. Sex Differences in Sport and Exercise; Chapter 19. Prescription of Exercise for Health and Fitness Exercise Program; Chapter 20. Cardiovascular Disease and Physical Activity; Chapter 21. Obesity, Diabetes and Physical Activity.
Jack H. Wilmore, PhD has published 53 chapters, more than 320 peer-reviewed research papers and 15 books on exercise physiology. His research interests include determining the role of exercise in the prevention and control of both obesity and coronary heart disease. Wilmore has served as a consultant for several professional sports teams, the California Highway Patrol, the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sport, NASA and the U.S. Air Force. David L. Costill, PhD has written and co-authored more than 400 publications over the course of his career, including books, peer-reviewed articles and lay publications. He served as the editor in chief of the International Journal of Sports Medicine for 12 years. Costill received his PhD in physical education and physiology from Ohio State University in 1965. W. Larry Kenney, PhD, is a professor of physiology and kinesiology at Pennsylvania State University. He is also the chair of the Gatorade Sports Science Institute in Barrington, Illinois, fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and a fellow of the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education. As a member of the American Physiological Society, Kenney received the organisation's Citation for Distinguished Service in 2005.