Exercise metabolism

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Bibliographic Details
Title translated into German:Energiestoffwechsel
Editor:Hargreaves, Mark
Published:Champaign: Human Kinetics (Verlag), 1995, VIII, 263 S., Lit.
Format: Publications (Database SPOLIT)
Publication Type: Book
Media type: Print resource
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Identification number:PU199810305184


This book provides biochemists, sport nutritionists, and exercise physiologists with an up-to-date source on metabolic processes during exercise. `Exercise Metabolism' is a complete review of the literature, synthesizing the research to provide a unique perspective on the topic. And with over 975 references, it makes a valuable reference for professionals and a thorough text for graduate students in muscle metabolism. Written by a team of 12 internationally recognized researchers, `Exercise Metabolism' examines in depth the mobilization and utilization of substrates during physical activity. While the focus is primarily on skeletal muscle, this complete resource also discusses the important roles of liver and adipose tissue in exercise metabolism. The first five chapters summarize the metabolic responses to exercise. Metabolism during high-intensity exercise is covered in chapter 1, which details the regulation of the so-called anaerobic energy pathways. Chapter 2 discusses the effects of exercise on muscle glycogenolysis and glucose uptake and summarizes the potential regulatory mechanisms. Because the liver has a critical role in maintaining glucose homeostasis during exercise, this is discussed in chapter 3, which also includes a brief summary of some of the other metabolic functions of the liver during exercise. Together with carbohydrates, lipids provide the vast majority of energy during prolonged exercise. The sources, role, and regulation of lipid metabolism during exercise are discussed in detail in chapter 4. Chapter 5 describes the emerging role of protein metabolism in the metabolic response to exercise and the potential interactions between amino acid, purine nucleotide, and ammonia metabolism. Whereas the first five chapters provide an overview of exercise metabolism, the final two chapters of the book describe the metabolic adaptations to endurance training (chapter 6) and the potential metabolic bases of fatigue (chapter 7). Wherever possible, authors have reviewed the most recent literature, and although an attempt has been made to avoid significant overlap, there are instances where a particular topic has been covered by more than one author. Klappentext und aus dem Vorwort