The Endocrine System in Sports and Exercise

The Endocrine System in Sports and Exercise

Editor(s): William J. Kraemer, Alan D. Rogol

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405130172

Online ISBN: 9780470757826

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757826

About this Book

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.

It 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.

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 4

      Measurement of Peptide Hormones (pages 36–46)

      Martin Bidlingmaier, Zida Wu and Christian J. Strasburger

    3. Chapter 7

      Growth Hormone Variants and Human Exercise (pages 77–93)

      Wesley C. Hymer, Richard E. Grindeland, Bradley C. Nindl and William J. Kraemer

    4. Chapter 37

      Endocrinology of Overtraining (pages 578–599)

      Andrew C. Fry, Juergen M. Steinacker and Romain Meeusen

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