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Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology

Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology

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Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology, Third Edition With HKPropel Access, provides guided lab activities that allow students to translate their scientific understanding of exercise physiology into practical applications. Written by experts G. Gregory Haff and Charles Dumke, the multiple lab activities are designed so they can be completed in any educational setting. The third edition is supported by full-color images and the addition of several new online interactive lab activities, which are ideal for labs with limited equipment as well as labs that are running completely in an online format.

The updated third edition comprises 16 laboratory chapters that offer a total of 59 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 has step-by-step procedures, providing guidance for those new to lab settings so that they can complete the procedures. A lab activity finder makes it easy to locate specific tests. In addition to 10 new lab activities found in the text, the third edition features the following related online learning tools delivered through HKPropel::
  • Twenty-seven interactive lab activities with video to enhance student learning and simulate the experience of performing the labs in the real world; online lab activities are assignable and trackable by instructors
  • More than 100 case studies for students, with sample answers provided for instructors, and question sets for every laboratory activity to further facilitate practical application of the data
  • Guided notes to help students prepare for each lab by offering an introduction and prompting them to seek specific information through their reading of the chapter
  • Electronic versions of individual and group data sheets for students to input data from the laboratory activities they conduct
  • Chapter quizzes (assessments) that are automatically graded and may also be assigned by instructors to test comprehension of critical concepts
In addition to these online activities, the third edition of Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology features a laboratory chapter on high-intensity fitness training that includes several popular intermittent fitness tests that students can learn to perform and interpret. Information in the appendixes provides students with a wealth of information, including helping them to estimate the oxygen cost of walking, running, and cycling. The text offers new research and information pertaining to each laboratory topic.

Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology, Third 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 this digital version.
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  • Laboratory 1. Primary Data Collection
    Test Variables
    Measurement Terminology
    Metric Conversions
    Background and Environmental Information
    Descriptive Statistics
    Presentation of Results
    Interpretation of Data
    Poster Presentations
    Laboratory Activity 1.1 Basic Data
    Laboratory Activity 1.2 Statistical Procedures
    Laboratory Activity 1.3 Tables and Graphs
    Laboratory Activity 1.4 Creating a Poster Presentation

    Laboratory 2. Pretest Screening
    Informed Consent
    Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire for Everyone
    Health History Questionnaire
    Signs and Symptoms of Disease and Medical Clearance
    Coronary Risk Factor Analysis
    Lifestyle Evaluation
    Disease Risk Stratification
    Laboratory Activity 2.1 Basic Screening Procedures
    Laboratory Activity 2.2 Pretest Results

    Laboratory 3. Flexibility Testing
    Direct and Indirect ROM Assessment
    Body Areas
    Beighton Scoring System
    Laboratory Activity 3.1 Traditional, Wall, V-Sit, and Chair Sit-and-Reach Test Comparisons
    Laboratory Activity 3.2 YMCA, Backsaver, and Goniometer Test Comparisons
    Laboratory Activity 3.3 Canadian, Traditional, and Backsaver Sit-and-Reach Test Comparisons
    Laboratory Activity 3.4 Shoulder Flexibility Test Comparisons
    Laboratory Activity 3.5 Measuring Ankle Dorsiflexion Range of Motion (ROM)
    Laboratory Activity 3.6 Beighton Scoring System Test

    Laboratory 4. Blood Pressure Measurements
    Blood Pressure Responses to Exercise
    Accurate Blood Pressure Checks
    Blood Pressure Devices
    Laboratory Activity 4.1 Effects of Body Position on Blood Pressure
    Laboratory Activity 4.2 Effects of Dynamic Exercise on Blood Pressure
    Laboratory Activity 4.3 Effects of Isometric Contractions on Blood Pressure

    Laboratory 5. Resting Metabolic Rate Determinations
    Aerobic Metabolism and Respiratory Exchange Ratio
    Total Energy Expenditure and Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR)
    Laboratory Activity 5.1 Estimating Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR)
    Laboratory Activity 5.2 Measuring Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR)

    Laboratory 6. Oxygen Deficit and EPOC Evaluations
    Transition From Rest to Exercise
    Oxygen Uptake During Exercise and Recovery
    Laboratory Activity 6.1 Calculation of Oxygen Deficit and EPOC on a Treadmill
    Laboratory Activity 6.2 Calculation of Oxygen Deficit and EPOC on a Bike
    Laboratory Activity 6.3 EPOC Following a Wingate Test

    Laboratory 7. Submaximal Exercise Testing
    Measurement of Heart Rate
    Rating of Perceived Exertion
    Laboratory Activity 7.1 Submaximal Bench Step Test
    Laboratory Activity 7.2 Submaximal Treadmill Test
    Laboratory Activity 7.3 Submaximal Cycle Ergometer Test

    Laboratory 8. Aerobic Power Field Assessments
    Cooper 1.5-Mile Run/Walk Test
    Cooper 12-Minute Run/Walk Test
    Rockport Fitness Walking Test
    6-Minute Walk Test (6MWT)
    Laboratory Activity 8.1 Cooper 1.5-Mile Run/Walk Test and 12-Minute Run/Walk Test
    Laboratory Activity 8.2 Rockport Fitness Walking Test
    Laboratory Activity 8.3 6-Minute Walking Test (6MWT)

    Laboratory 9. High-Intensity Fitness Testing
    Léger 20 m Shuttle Run Test
    Yo-Yo Intermittent Recovery Test
    30-15 Intermittent Fitness Test
    Laboratory Activity 9.1 Léger 20 m Shuttle Run Test (20mSRT)
    Laboratory Activity 9.2 Yo-Yo Intermittent Recovery Test (Yo-Yo IRT)
    Laboratory Activity 9.3 30-15 Intermittent Fitness Test (30-15IFT-40m)
    Laboratory Activity 9.4 Modified 30-15 Intermittent Fitness Test (30-15IFT-28m)

    Laboratory 10. Maximal Oxygen Consumption Measurements
    Selecting a Test Protocol
    Monitoring Progress With RPE Scales
    Estimating Fuel Usage With RER
    Ventilatory Threshold
    Laboratory Activity 10.1 Graded Treadmill VO2max Test
    Laboratory Activity 10.2 Cycle Ergometer VO2max Test

    Laboratory 11. Blood Lactate Threshold Assessment
    Determining the Deflection Point
    Selecting a Test Method
    Role of the Ventilatory Threshold
    Laboratory Activity 11.1 Blood Lactate Measurement at Rest
    Laboratory Activity 11.2 LT During an Incremental Cycle Test
    Laboratory Activity 11.3 Blood Lactate After Anaerobic Exercise

    Laboratory 12. Musculoskeletal Fitness Measurements
    Assessments of Muscular Strength
    Assessments of Muscular Endurance
    Laboratory Activity 12.1 Maximal Upper-Body Strength
    Laboratory Activity 12.2 Creating a Load-Velocity Profile and Predicting 1RM
    Laboratory Activity 12.3 Maximal Lower-Body Strength
    Laboratory Activity 12.4 Maximal Handgrip Strength
    Laboratory Activity 12.5 Upper-Body Muscular Endurance

    Laboratory 13. Anaerobic Fitness Measurements
    Sprinting Performance Tests for Estimating Horizontal Power
    Jumping Performance Tests for Determining Vertical Power
    Formulas for Estimating Vertical Power
    Testing Interlimb Asymmetries With Bilateral and Unilateral Jump Tests
    Bosco Test for Estimating Power Endurance
    Determining the Eccentric Utilization Ratio
    Wingate Anaerobic Test for Determining Anaerobic Cycling Power
    Margaria-Kalamen Stair-Climb Test for Determining Anaerobic Power
    Laboratory Activity 13.1 Sprinting Performance
    Laboratory Activity 13.2 Jumping Performance
    Laboratory Activity 13.3 Jumping Performance With a Switch Mat
    Laboratory Activity 13.4 Jump Performance: Comparing a Smartphone App With a Switch Mat
    Laboratory Activity 13.5 Determining Asymmetries With a Force Plate
    Laboratory Activity 13.6 Power Endurance
    Laboratory Activity 13.7 Anaerobic Cycling Power
    Laboratory Activity 13.8 Margaria-Kalamen Stair-Climb Test

    Laboratory 14. Pulmonary Function Testing
    Pulmonary Function Testing
    Pulmonary Function Testing as a Tool for Diagnosing Pulmonary Disease
    Respiratory Limitations on Exercise
    Laboratory Activity 14.1 Lung Volumes and Capacities
    Laboratory Activity 14.2 Pulmonary Function
    Laboratory Activity 14.3 Exercise-Induced Ventilatory Limitations
    Laboratory Activity 14.4 Exercise-Induced Asthma

    Laboratory 15. Body Composition Assessments
    Body Composition Models
    BMI for Categorizing Health Risk
    Circumference Measurements and Health Risk
    Skinfold Thickness as a Measure of Body Fat
    Laboratory Activity 15.1 BMI and Circumference Data
    Laboratory Activity 15.2 Bioelectrical Impedance
    Laboratory Activity 15.3 Techniques for Measuring Skinfold Thickness
    Laboratory Activity 15.4 Estimating Relative Body Fat Using Hydrodensitometry

    Laboratory 16. Electrocardiograph Measurements
    Electrical Activity of the Heart
    Placement of ECG Leads
    Interpreting the ECG Recording
    ECG as a Tool for Diagnosing Cardiac Abnormalities
    Heart Rate Response to Exercise
    Laboratory Activity 16.1 Resting ECG
    Laboratory Activity 16.2 Effects of Body Position on the Heart Axis
    Laboratory Activity 16.3 Submaximal Exercise Effects With a 12-Lead ECG

    Appendix A: Units of Measure Conversions
    Appendix B: Estimation of the O2 Cost of Walking, Running, and Leg Ergometry
    Appendix C: Haldane Transformation
    Appendix D: Metabolic Cart Information
    Appendix E: Calibration of Equipment
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