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Appropriate responses to challenges such as physical activity, regular exercise, stress, changes in nutritional intake, and extreme environmental conditions allow us to be healthy and perform at optimal levels during sport and athletic competition. This chapter presents a systems approach to the study of exercise science. To maintain a current and accurate knowledge base with today’s rapid generation of information, exercise science students must be able to draw on their conceptual understanding of how systems work together instead of merely recalling isolated facts.

Metabolic activities and water and electrolyte balance). Respiratory system Obtains oxygen from and eliminates carbon dioxide to the external environment. Helps regulate body pH by adjusting the rate of removal of acid-forming carbon dioxide. Circulatory system Transports nutrients, oxygen, carbon dioxide, waste products, electrolytes, and hormones throughout the body. Integumentary system Serves as protective barrier between external environment and remainder of body, also includes sweat glands.

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