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Physical Exercise for Human Health

Editors:

  • Provide current views about exercise

  • States the benefits of exercise in preventing and ameliorating various diseases

  • Covers many aspects in the research of exercise and human health

  • Involves future prospects

Part of the book series: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology (AEMB, volume 1228)

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Table of contents (31 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix
  2. Overview

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
  3. The Physiological Responses to Exercise

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 23-23
    2. Type of Exercise Training and Training Methods

      • Sascha Ketelhut, Reinhard G. Ketelhut
      Pages 25-43
    3. Molecular Mechanisms Mediating Adaptation to Exercise

      • Zahra Gholamnezhad, Bruno Mégarbane, Ramin Rezaee
      Pages 45-61
    4. Exercise and Organ Cross Talk

      • Zhiqing Fan, Minjun Xu
      Pages 63-76
  4. Exercise and Metabolic Diseases

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 77-77
    2. Exercise and Hyperlipidemia

      • Nana He, Honghua Ye
      Pages 79-90
    3. Exercise and Type 2 Diabetes

      • Sasan Amanat, Simin Ghahri, Aria Dianatinasab, Mohammad Fararouei, Mostafa Dianatinasab
      Pages 91-105
    4. Exercise and Type 1 Diabetes

      • Xiya Lu, Cuimei Zhao
      Pages 107-121
    5. Exercise and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

      • Amie Woodward, Markos Klonizakis, David Broom
      Pages 123-136
    6. Exercise and Insulin Resistance

      • Stephney Whillier
      Pages 137-150
  5. Exercise and Cardiovascular Diseases

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 151-151
    2. Exercise and Hypertension

      • Şeref Alpsoy
      Pages 153-167
    3. Exercise and Coronary Heart Disease

      • Aydin Akyuz
      Pages 169-179
    4. Exercise and Peripheral Arteriosclerosis

      • Demet Ozkaramanli Gur
      Pages 181-193
    5. Exercise and Stroke

      • Carmen García-Cabo, Elena López-Cancio
      Pages 195-203
    6. Exercise and Cardiovascular Protection

      • Guohua Li, Jia Li, Feng Gao
      Pages 205-216
  6. Exercise and Musculoskeletal Diseases

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 217-217

About this book

This book shares the latest findings on exercise and its benefits in preventing and ameliorating numerous diseases that are of worldwide concern. Addressing the role of exercise training as an effective method for the prevention and treatment of various disease, the book is divided into eleven parts: 1) An Overview of the Beneficial Effects of Exercise on Health and Performance, 2) The Physiological Responses to Exercise, 3) Exercise and Metabolic Diseases, 4) Exercise and Cardiovascular Diseases, 5) Exercise and Musculoskeletal Diseases, 6) Exercise and Neurological and Psychiatric Diseases, 7) Exercise and the Respiration System, 8) Exercise and Immunity, 9) Exercise and HIV/AIDS, 10) Exercise and Neuropsychiatric Disorders, and 11) Future Prospects. Given its scope, the book will be particularly useful for researchers and students in the fields of physical therapy, physiology, medicine, genetics and cell biology, as well as researchers and physicians with a range of medical specialties.

Keywords

  • Exercise training
  • Physiological Responses
  • Human Diseases
  • Molecular mechanisms
  • Metabolic Diseases

Editors and Affiliations

  • Cardiac Regeneration and Ageing Lab Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences School of Life Science, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China

    Junjie Xiao

About the editor

Dr. Junjie Xiao is the Vice Dean of the School of Life Science and also of the Medical School (in preparation) at Shanghai University. He is the Associate Editor of the Journal of Cardiovascular Translational Research, BMC Sports and Science, Medicine& Rehabilitation, and a member of the editorial board of BMC Medicine. He is the author or co-author of numerous scientific articles in various journals, including Cell Metabolism, Nature Communications, Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics, Circulation, and Theranostics. His major research interest is exercise and myocardial protection, especially using exercise as a platform to identify novel targets for enhancing cardiac regeneration and combating heart failure.


Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook USD 219.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-981-15-1792-1
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 279.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 279.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)