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Introduction to Exercise Science


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1. An Introduction to Exercise Science (Terry J. Housh, Dona J. Housh, Herbert A. deVries)

2. Reading and Interpreting the Literature in Exercise Science (Joel T. Cramer, Travis W. Beck)

3. Measurement in Exercise Science (Dale P. Mood)

4. Anatomy in Exercise Science ( Glen O. Johnson)

5. Exercise Physiology (Joseph P. Weir)

6. Exercise Epidemiology (Travis W. Beck)

7. Athletic Training (Kyle T. Ebersole, Ronald E. Pfeiffer)

8. Exercise and Sport Nutrition (Joan M. Eckerson)

9. Biomechanics (Nicholas Stergiou, Daniel L. Blanke, Sara A. Myers, Ka-Chun Siu)

10. Motor Control and Motor Learning (David E. Sherwood)

11. Exercise and Sport Psychology (Richard J. Schmidt)

About the Author

Terry J. Housh is a professor in the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Director of the Exercise Physiology Laboratory, and Co-director of the Center for Youth Fitness and Sports Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). He has co-authored more than 170 peer-reviewed research articles and five college textbooks, and he has given more than 200 presentations at annual meetings of professional organizations including The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA). He was the 1998 recipient of The Outstanding Sport Scientist Award from the National Strength and Conditioning Association Dona J. Housh is a professor in The Oral Biology Department, College of Dentistry, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, where she teaches Human Physiology to first year dental students as well as post-doctoral graduate students in various dental specialties. Housh's research interests include muscle function, neuromuscular fatigue, and the hypertrophic responses to resistance training. She has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles in prestigious scholarly journals and has presented research findings at annual meetings of The American College of Sports Medicine and The National Strength and Conditioning Association Glen O. Johnson (along with Dr. William G. Thorland) began the Ph.D. program in Exercise Physiology at UNL in the late 1970s. Today, Dr. Johnson is a professor in the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences at UNL and continues to advise Exercise Physiology doctoral students

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