Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance

Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance Author(s): Scott Powers, Edward Howley

Difference between 9th and 8th editions
Side by side comparison of table of contents helps to figure out the most significant changes.

Key differences between 9th and 8th editions

  • Time lapse between current and previous editions: 3 years (2014 vs 2011).
  • The First ed. of Powers' Exercise Physiology was issued in 1989.
  • Up-to-date information on the glycemic index, latest findings on obesity, and recommendations from the American College of Cardiology.
  • New techniques for detecting doping use in sport.
  • Latest scientific findings regarding the impact of exercise on the immune system.
  • Chapter 17 has new discussion on response to training.
  • Chapter 21 presents new section "Nutritional Influence on Training-Induced Skeletal Muscle Adaptations" which covers carbohydrate availability and training adaptation, Effects of exercise on skeletal-muscle protein metabolism, Supplementation with mega-doses of antioxidants.
  • Chapter 25 has completely new section on mechanical ergogenic aids -- equipment and devices that may help to enhance performance.
9th Edition of
Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance
Hardcover, 640 pages
ISBN-10: 0073523534
ISBN-13: 9780073523538
Published by: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, October 30, 2014
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International edition
Paperback
ISBN-10: 1259095002
ISBN-13: 9781259095009
Published by: McGraw Hill Higher Education, January 01, 2015
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8th Edition of
Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance
Hardcover, 640 pages
ISBN-10: 0078022533
ISBN-13: 9780078022531
Published by: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, November 22, 2011
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International Edition
Paperback, 587 pages
ISBN-10: 9780071316
ISBN-13: 9780071316262
Published by: McGraw-Hill Higher Education, November 01, 2011
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7th Edition of
Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance
Hardcover, 648 pages
ISBN-10: 0073376477
ISBN-13: 9780073376479
Published by: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, October 30, 2008
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  • Used 9th edition can save you $121.14 over the new one.
  • Used previous 8th edition costs $70.27 less than the used 9th.
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  • The new 9th edition costs $15.92 more then used book.
  • 8th edition is $29.87 cheaper then the 9th edition.



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