This is the PDF eBook version for Handbook of Oxidants and Antioxidants in Exercise by C. Sen, L. Packer, O. Hänninen
Table of Contents
Part I: Introduction to free radicals.
Free radical chemistry.
Part II: Reactive species in tissues.
Exercise and oxygen radical production by muscle.
Exercise and xanthine oxidase in the vasculature:
superoxide and nitric oxide interactions.
Part III: Oxidative stress: Mechanisms and manifestations.
Chemical bases and biological relevance of protein oxidation.
Oxidative DNA damage in exercise.
Part IV: Antioxidant defenses.
Physiological antioxidants and exercise training.
Antioxidants and physical exercise.
Part V: Nutrition.
Dietary sources and bioavailability of essential and nonessential
Part VI: Cellular and molecular mechanisms.
Biological thiols and redox regulation of cellular induced signaling.
Regulation and deregulation of vascular smooth muscle cells by
reactive oxygen species and by &agr;-tocopherol.
Part VII: Analytical methods.
Oxidative stress indices: analytical aspects and significance.
Noninvasive measures of muscle metabolism.
Part VIII: Environmental factors.
Air pollution and oxidative stress.
Oxidants in skin pathophysiology.
Part IX: Organ functions.
Muscle fatigue: mechanisms and regulation.
Influence of exercise-induced oxidative stress on the
central nervous system.
Part X: Aging.
Oxidants and aging.
Molecular mechanisms of oxidative stress in aging: free radicals,
aging, antioxidants and disease.
Part XI: Disease processes.
Oxidative stress, antioxidants and cancer.
Hypoxia, oxidative stress and exercise in rheumatoid arthritis.
Index of authors.