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Editors: Marvin S. Donato and Jahiem E. Marini
Book Description:
Sufficient levels of muscle strength, defined as the maximal force an individual is capable of exerting during a voluntary contraction, is a critical component to overall physical health and well-being. Muscle strength generally increases with age throughout childhood and adolescence. This book discusses specific methods of assessment and factors affecting muscle strength in children. In addition, many other factors including gender and physical activity levels have previously been reported to affect the structure or metabolic characteristics of skeletal muscle. This book reviews the literature describing the maladaptations that occur in skeletal muscle in response to the most common lifestyle associated chronic diseases and discusses the mechanisms behind the maladaptations, as well as potential therapies to halt or reverse the changes. This book also examines the impact of aging on muscle strength, as well as reviews the physiological and mechanical properties of muscle architecture essential to the production of muscle force under different loading conditions.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Skeletal Muscle in Heart Failure and Type 2 Diabetes: Maladaptations and Potential Treatments (Andrew D. Williams, Nancy Capitanio, Alan Hayes, School of Human Life Sciences, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Australia, and others) pp.1-56

Muscle Strength and Functional Ability in Older Adults: Impact of Sarcopenia and Resistance Training (Tim R. Henwood, Dennis R. Taaffe, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia) pp.57-106

The Effects of Aging on Muscle Strength (Nilay Sahin, Selcuk University, Meram Faculty of Medicine, Meram, Konya, Turkey) pp.107-130

Effects of Vibration Training in Older Persons (Nuria Garatachea, Javier González-Gallego, Institute of Biomedicine, University of León, Spain) pp.131-154

Assessment of Muscle Strength in Children (Francis Fatoye, Shea Palmer, Professional Registration Department, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK and others) pp.155-174

Muscle Physiology and Mechanics with Implications towards Rehabilitation (Archana P. Sangole, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique, Montreal, Canada) pp.175-194

Caffeine: Is it Ergogenic for Resistance Training? (Todd A. Astorino, California State University, San Marcos Department of Kinesiology, San Marcos, CA, USA) pp.195-210

The Effect of Kinesiology Taping on Proprioception in the Shoulder Joint: A Preliminary Report (Anna S³upik, Dariusz Bia³oszewski, Izabela Korabiewska, Division of Rehabilitation, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland) pp.211-218

Exercise Quantification in Strength Training Studies (Desgorces François-Denis, Noirez Philippe, IRMES, Institut de Recherche Médicale et d'Epidémiologie du Sport, INSEP, Paris, France, and others) pp.219-222

Voluntary Muscle Strength: Past, Present and New Perspectives (Brian C. Clark, Institute for Neuromusculoskeletal Research, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Irvine Hall, Athens, OH) pp.223-226

Strength and Conditioning Programme Design for Combat Sports
(Ian Lahart, University College Birmingham, UK and Paul Robertson, University College Birmingham, UK)* pp.227-264

Index pp.265-285

   Series:
      Muscular System - Anatomy, Functions and Injuries
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2010 1st quarter
   Pages: 6 x 9
   ISBN: 978-1-60876-364-1
   Status: AV
  
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