Book Details

A Primer for the Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

Publication year: 2008

ISBN: 978-1-60327-383-1

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This book provides a fresh approach to the study of energy expenditure by introducing the latest concepts in open system thermodynamics and cellular to whole-body energy exchange. A journey is undertaken by the reader, beginning with what energy is and where the energy in glucose is found, and ending with the concept of high versus low intensity exercise in augmenting weight loss.

Subject: Chemistry and Materials Science, ATP, Bioenergetics, Energy expenditure, Exercise Physiologist, Nutrition, Sports Nutritionist, Thermodynamics, biochemistry, cancer, metabolism, physiology