An overview of the biochemistry of exercise, sport, and physical activity-from key traditional concepts and recent findings to developing trends in analytical chemistry that will inform future research and application
Part I: Introduction: Basics and Background Chapter 1. Energy and Energy Metabolism Chapter 2. Energy Metabolism of Macronutrients During Exercise Chapter 3. Regulation of Energy Metabolism During Exercise Part II: Applications: Knowledge into Practice Chapter 4. Measurement Techniques for Energy Expenditure Chapter 5. Energy Expenditure at Rest and During Various Types of Physical Activity Chapter 6. Energy Storage, Expenditure, and Utilization: Components and Influencing Factors Chapter 7. Exercise Training and Metabolic Adaptation Chapter 8. Pharmacologic and Nutritional Substances to Enhance Performance or Produce Weight Loss Chapter 9. Bottom Line: Why Should I Exercise? Chapter 10. Future Scientific Research in Exercise and Sport and the Role of Bioanalytical Chemistry
Dr. Anthony C. Hackney is a Professor of Exercise Physiology and Nutrition at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. His research group studies how stress affects the hormonal responses of the endocrine system. In particular, his focus is on the dysfunctions and dysregulations that develop from stress exposures which can ultimately compromise physiological responses and adaptations. Dr. Hackney is an editor and author of the successful books Endocrinology of Physical Activity and Sport and Sex Hormones, Exercise and Women, as well as author of the Elsevier book Exercise, Sport, and Bioanalytical Chemistry: Principles and Practice. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed research papers and book chapters, given over 150 national and international scientific conference presentations, and has had current and previous research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, USAID, and the National Academy of Sciences. He is an Editorial Board member for five exercise science, sports medicine, and physiology journals; has done visiting professorships in Uruguay, Kosovo, Norway, New Zealand, Germany, and Estonia; and is on the Board of Directors of the Center for the Study of Retired Athletes, UNC-CH. A recipient of three Fulbright Scholar awards, he was named Fellow, American Academy of Kinesiology (2010), Montoye Research Scholar, the American College of Sports Medicine (2015), Fellow, Huffines Institute for Sports Medicine (2015), and Kean-Pogue Senior Research Scholar, University of North Carolina (2016), among other honors and awards.