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Road Cycling: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine / Edition 1
     

Road Cycling: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine / Edition 1

by Robert J. Gregor, Francesco Conconi
 

ISBN-10: 086542912X

ISBN-13: 9780865429123

Pub. Date: 05/26/2000

Publisher: Wiley

The fourth volume in this acclaimed series, Road Cycling concentrates on the techniques of conditioning, road cycling biomechanics, nutrition and hydration, trauma, and the various medical problems encountered by the competitive road cyclist.

Edited by two of the world's leading authorities, this new book draws together expertise from contributors from The

Overview

The fourth volume in this acclaimed series, Road Cycling concentrates on the techniques of conditioning, road cycling biomechanics, nutrition and hydration, trauma, and the various medical problems encountered by the competitive road cyclist.

Edited by two of the world's leading authorities, this new book draws together expertise from contributors from The Netherlands, Italy, and the United States to present an authoritative reference for all those actively involved in the sport.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865429123
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/26/2000
Series:
Olympic Handbook Of Sports Medicine Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.38(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors, vi

Forewords, vii

Acknowledgements, ix

1 Anatomy, biochemistry and physiology of road cycling, 1
Robert J. Gregor and Francesco Conconi

2 Biomechanics of road cycling, 18
Robert J. Gregor, Francesco Conconi and Jeffrey P. Broker

3 Testing methods in road cycling, 40
Robert J. Gregor and Francesco Conconi

4 Training the physiological characteristics employed in road cycling, 46
Francesco Conconi and Nicola Alfieri

5 Nutrition for road cyclists, 54
Frederick Brouns

6 Medical problems in road cycling, 68
Arnold Baker

Further reading, 119

Index, 121

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