Table of contents for Psychobiology of physical activity / [edited by] Edmund O. Acevedo, Panteleimon Ekkekakis.

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Contents
Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgements
Part I Introduction
Chapter 1 Psychobiology of Physical Activity: Integration at Last!
Edmund O. Acevedo, and Panteleimon Ekkekakis
The Progress of Scientific Investigations
Secondary Ignorance and Dualism
Sport Psychology
Exercise Psychology
The Present Volume
Chapter 2 Physical Activity and the Neurobiology of Interoception
A.D. (Bud) Craig
Research Methods in the Neurobiology of Interoception
Primary Afferent Sensory Fibers From Muscle and Joint
Second-Order Neurons in Lamina I
Physiological Characteristics of Lamina I Neurons
Selective Response of Lamina I Neurons
Forebrain Projections of Lamina I Neurons
Interoception in Humans
Weaknesses and Limitations in the Literature
Directions for Future Investigation
Chapter 3 Brain Activation During Physical Activity
Jon W. Williamson
Central Cardiovascular Modulation
Brain Reorganization
Weaknesses and Limitations in the Literature
Directions for Future Investigation
Part II Physical Activity and Cognition 
Chapter 4 Aging, Physical Activity, and Neurocognitive Function
Arthur F. Kramer and Charles H. Hillman
Fitness and Behavioral Indices of Cognition
Fitness Effects on Brain Function and Structure
Potential Mechanisms
Directions for Future Investigation
Chapter 5 Exercise, Neurogenesis, and Learning in Rodents
Henriette van Praag
Environmental Enrichment and Neurogenesis
Exercise and Neurogenesis
Other Anatomical Changes Associated With Exercise
Exercise Improves Learning and Memory in Rodents
Electrophysiological Changes Associated With Exercise
Growth Factor Effects on Neurogenesis and Running
The Role of Neurotransmitters in Running and Neurogenesis
Directions for Future Investigation
Part III Physical Activity and Emotion
Chapter 6 Exertion and Pleasure From an Evolutionary Perspective
Michel Cabanac
Sensations From Muscular Exertion
Hedonicity of Muscular Exertion 
Hedonicity in Motivational Conflicts
Conclusions
Chapter 7 Affective Responses to Acute Exercise
Panteleimon Ekkekakis, and Edmund O. Acevedo
The Intensity¿Affect Relationship
The Inverted U As a Dose¿Response Model and Its Limitations
Previous Dose¿Response Findings and Weaknesses in the Literature
The "Next Generation" of Dose¿Response Studies
The Dual-Mode Theory
A Putative Neural Pathway
Conclusions
Directions for Future Investigation
Chapter 8 Physical Activity, Affect, and Electroencephalogram Studies
Steven J. Petruzzello, Panteleimon Ekkekakis, and Eric E. Hall
EEG Changes As a Result of Acute Exercise 
A Model for EEG¿Exercise¿Affect Research
Directions for Future Investigation
Conclusions 
Chapter 9 Physical Activity and Neurotransmitter Release
Romain Meeusen
Biosynthesis of Brain Monoamines
The Effects of Physical Activity on Anxiety and Depression 
Exercise and Brain Neurotransmitter Concentrations
Central Fatigue
Neurotransmission and Overtraining
Weaknesses and Limitations in the Microdialysis Literature
Conclusions
Directions for Future Investigation 
Part IV Physical Activity and Psychosomatic Health 
Chapter 10 The Cross-Stressor Adaptation Hypothesis and Exercise Training
Mark S. Sothmann
Evolution of the Cross-Stressor Adaptation Hypothesis
Basic Elements of the Stress Response
Cross-Stressor Adaptation Hypothesis 
Psychobiological Testing of the Cross-Stressor Hypothesis in Humans
Weaknesses and Limitations in the Literature
Directions for Future Investigation 
Conclusions
Chapter 11 Psychobiological Reactivity, Physical Activity, and Cardiovascular Health 
Stephen H. Boutcher and Mark Hamer
A Multifactorial Model of Cardiovascular Reactivity 
Cardiovascular Reactivity Assessment
Reactivity Effects on Health
Chronic Aerobic Exercise and Reactivity 
Acute Aerobic Exercise and Reactivity
Directions for Future Investigation 
Conclusions
Chapter 12 Physical Activity and Psychoneuroimmunology
Suzi Hong, and Paul J. Mills
The Immune System
Exercise As a Model for Psychoneuroimmunology Research
Enumerative Responses of the Immune System to Exercise 
Functional Responses of the Immune System to Exercise
Cytokine Responses to Exercise 
Regular Physical Activity and Psychoneuroimmunology
Directions for Future Investigation
Conclusions
Chapter 13 Central Regulation of Stress Reactivity and Physical Activity
Gregory A. Hand, Kenneth D. Phillips, and Marlene A. Wilson
The Physiological Stress Response 
The Practical Significance of Studying Physical Activity and Stress
Measures of Stress Reactivity
Neural and Endocrine Systems That Respond to Stressful Stimulation 
Weaknesses and Limitations in the Literature
Directions for Future Investigation
Chapter 14 Physical Activity and Pain
Dane B. Cook
Epidemiology of Musculoskeletal Pain
Neurobiology of Muscle Pain
Measurement of Muscle Pain
Naturally Occurring Muscle Pain
Analgesia During and Following Physical Activity
Muscle Pain As a Barrier to Physical Activity
Physical Activity As a Treatment for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain
Muscle Pain As a Limiting Factor in Sport Performance
Directions for Future Investigation
Part V Psychobiology of Human Performance 
Chapter 15 A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective on Sport Performance 
Bradley D. Hatfield, Amy J. Haufler, and Thomas W. Spalding
Regional Cortical Activity in Elite Performers
Contrasts of EEG Activity During Psychomotor Performance 
Effects of Training on Cortical Activation 
Performance Variation and Cortical Arousal 
Networking Between Cortical Association and Motor Regions 
Directions for Future Investigation
Conclusions
Chapter 16 The Psychophysiology of Biofeedback and Sport Performance
Dave Collins
Measuring the Physiological Index
Feedback Methods
Selecting the Index
Weaknesses and Limitations in the Literature
Directions for Future Investigation
Conclusions
Chapter 17 The Psychophysiology of Imagery in Sport
Paul S. Holmes
Theoretical Concerns
Functional Equivalence
Influencing Physiological Change 
Image Generation
Imagery Modalities and Perspectives
Neuroscientific Implications for Imagery Use by Sport Performers
Indirect Evidence for the Mirror Neuron System
Direct Evidence for the Mirror Neuron System
Weaknesses and Limitations in the Literature
Directions for Future Investigation
Conclusions
Epilogue: Future Challenges in Understanding Human Behavior
Edmund O. Acevedo, and Panteleimon Ekkekakis
References
Index
About the Editors

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Exercise -- Physiological aspects.
Exercise -- Psychological aspects.
Sports -- Physiological aspects.
Sports -- Psychological aspects.
Cognitive psychology.
Psychobiology.
Motor Activity.
Brain -- physiology.
Exercise.