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Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology

Physical Exercise for Human Health

Editors: Xiao, Junjie (Ed.)

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  • 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
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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.

About the authors

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.


Table of contents (31 chapters)

Table of contents (31 chapters)

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eBook $189.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Physical Exercise for Human Health
Editors
  • Junjie Xiao
Series Title
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Series Volume
1228
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-1792-1
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-1792-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-1791-4
Series ISSN
0065-2598
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 459
Number of Illustrations
3 b/w illustrations, 9 illustrations in colour
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