Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology, Second Edition With HKPropel Access, provides guided opportunities for students to translate their scientific understanding of exercise physiology into practical applications in a variety of settings. Written by experts G. Gregory Haff and Charles Dumke, the text builds upon the success of the first edition with full-color images and the addition of several new online interactive lab activities .
The revitalized second edition comprises 16 laboratory chapters that offer a total of 49 lab activities. Each laboratory chapter provides a complete lesson, including objectives, definitions of key terms, and background information that sets the stage for learning. Each lab activity supplies step-by-step procedures, providing guidance for those new to lab settings so that they may complete the procedures. New features and updates in this edition include the following:
- Related online learning tools delivered through HKPropel that contain 10 interactive lab activities with video to enhance student learning and simulate the experience of performing the labs in the real world
- A completely new laboratory chapter on high-intensity fitness training that includes several popular intermittent fitness tests that students can learn to perform and interpret
- An appendix that helps estimate the oxygen cost of walking, running, and cycling
- New research and information pertaining to each laboratory topic
- A lab activity finder that makes it easy to locate specific tests
Organized in a logical progression, the text builds upon the knowledge students acquire as they advance. Furthermore, the text provides multiple lab activities and includes an equipment list at the beginning of each activity, allowing instructors flexibility in choosing the lab activities that will best work in their facility.
Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology, Second Edition With HKPropel Access, exposes students to a broad expanse of tests that are typically performed in an exercise physiology lab and that can be applied to a variety of professional settings. As such, the text serves as a high-quality resource for basic laboratory testing procedures used in assessing human performance, health, and wellness.
Note: A code for accessing HKPropel is included with all new print books.
About the Author
G. Gregory Haff, PhD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA, is an associate professor and the course coordinator for the postgraduate degree in strength and conditioning at Edith Cowan University in Joondalup, Australia. Haff has published more than 80 articles, centering his research on performance effects in the areas of strength training, cycling, and nutritional supplementation.
Haff is the president of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and a senior associate editor for the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. He was the United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year for Education and Research and the 2011 NSCA William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist Award winner. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist with distinction, a UKSCA-accredited strength and conditioning coach (ASCC), and an accredited Australian Strength and Conditioning Association level 2 strength and conditioning coach.
Additionally, Haff is a national-level weightlifting coach in the United States and Australia. He serves as a consultant for numerous sporting bodies, including teams in the Australian Football League, Australian Rugby Union, Australian Basketball Association, and National Football League.
Charles Dumke, PhD, is a full professor in the department of health and human performance at the University of Montana, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses. He has taught courses in exercise physiology for over 15 years, first at Appalachian State University and then at the University of Montana. He earned his doctoral degree in kinesiology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. His areas of interest in exercise science are energy expenditure, fuel utilization, economy of movement, mechanisms of mitochondrial adaptation, and diabetes. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles on these topics. Dumke is a fellow of the ACSM and serves on several national and regional committees.
In his free time, Dumke enjoys competing in triathlons, biking, running, taking on building projects with little know-how, and coaching his son in ball sports. He resides in Missoula, Montana, with his wife, Shannon; son, Carter; and dog, Rastro.