Running: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine / Edition 1

Running: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine / Edition 1

by John A. Hawley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0632053917

ISBN-13: 9780632053919

Pub. Date: 05/26/2000

Publisher: Wiley

Running is another addition to the highly acclaimed Olympic Handbook o f Sports Medicine Series. It is intended to be a "one stop" source of information on any aspect related to running. This book is for team co aches who have academic preparation in the basic sciences, athletic tr ainers, physical therapists. It is also for health-related professiona ls working

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Running is another addition to the highly acclaimed Olympic Handbook o f Sports Medicine Series. It is intended to be a "one stop" source of information on any aspect related to running. This book is for team co aches who have academic preparation in the basic sciences, athletic tr ainers, physical therapists. It is also for health-related professiona ls working with athletes and sports teams medical doctors in family pr actice but with no specialised training in sports medicine or sports p hysiology. Running will also appeal to knowledgeable athletes, as well as undergraduate and graduate students from university courses in hum an physiology, biology and principles of exercise training.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632053919
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/26/2000
Series:
Olympic Handbook Of Sports Medicine Series
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.31(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors, vi

Forewords by the IOC, vii

Foreword by the IAAF, viii

Preface, ix

1 Physiology and biochemistry of sprinting, 1
Henryk K.A. Lakomy

2 Physiology and biochemistry of middle distance and long distance running, 14
Ronald J. Maughan

3 Biomechanics of running, 28
Mario A. Lafortune, Gordon A. Valiant and Brian McLean

4 Training techniques for successful running performance, 44
John A. Hawley

5 Nutrition for runners, 58
Louise M. Burke

6 Medical considerations for runners, 72
Timothy D. Noakes

Index, 91

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