Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance / Edition 1

Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance / Edition 1

by Jay Hoffman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0736034242

ISBN-13: 9780736034241

Pub. Date: 07/24/2002

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

This new, in-depth sport physiology reference provides a strong introduction to the physiological principles underlying sport training and performance. Plus, it delivers the best guidance available on applying the principles to athletes who are training to improve sport performance.

Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and

Overview

This new, in-depth sport physiology reference provides a strong introduction to the physiological principles underlying sport training and performance. Plus, it delivers the best guidance available on applying the principles to athletes who are training to improve sport performance.

Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance is an excellent resource for students and professionals in sports medicine and sport physiology. The book thoroughly explores the practical and applied aspects of exercise prescription and includes specific advice on the conditioning and performance of athletes. Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance also explains how various components of sport and performance are measured.

Dr. Jay Hoffman has worked extensively with athletes and coaches throughout his professional career. Focusing on training factors and how various conditions and situations affect sport performance, he provides an in-depth review of all physiological components of an athlete's training program.

Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance covers a broad range of topics:

-Physiological adaptations to exercise

-Exercise training principles and prescription

-Nutrition, fluid regulation, and ergogenic aids

-Environmental factors

-Medical and health conditions
The information is presented in an attractive, reader-friendly format that makes learning easy. Key terms appear in bold print; chapters are packed with supporting figures; and numerous tables bring life to standardized performance data and specific athletic profiles, such as strength measures for collegiate football players.

Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance will quickly become your primary reference book. It provides all the answers you need to successfully prescribe exercise for a wide variety of athletes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736034241
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
07/24/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part I: Physiological Adaptations to Exercise
Chapter 1. Neuromuscular System and Exercise
Chapter 2. Endocrine System and Exercise
Chapter 3. Metabolic System and Exercise
Chapter 4. Cardiovascular System and Exercise
Chapter 5. Immunological System and Exercise

Part II: Exercise Training Principles and Prescriptions
Chapter 6. Principles of Training
Chapter 7. Resistance Training
Chapter 8. Anaerobic Conditioning and the Development of Speed and Agility
Chapter 9. Endurance Training
Chapter 10. Concurrent Training
Chapter 11. Periodization
Chapter 12. Plyometrics
Chapter 13. Warm-Up and Flexibility
Chapter 14. Athletic Performance Testing

Part III: Nutrition, Fluid Regulation, and Ergogenic Aids
Chapter 15. Sports Nutrition
Chapter 16. Hydration
Chapter 17. Ergogenic Aids

Part IV: Environmental Factors
Chapter 18. Exercise in the Heat
Chapter 19. Exercise in the Cold
Chapter 20. Exercise at Altitude

Part V: Medical and Health Conditions
Chapter 21. Overtraining
Chapter 22. Diabetes Mellitus
Chapter 23. Exercise-Induced Asthma

References
Index
About the Author

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