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

This title in the acclaimed Handbook of Sports Medicine and Sports Science provides a clearly presented 'one-stop' source of information on all aspects of the sport. The nutritional and training strategies in the book are aimed at improving a runner's performance, while the section on the medical care of the runner will help prevent injuries and aid in the correct

Overview

This title in the acclaimed Handbook of Sports Medicine and Sports Science provides a clearly presented 'one-stop' source of information on all aspects of the sport. The nutritional and training strategies in the book are aimed at improving a runner's performance, while the section on the medical care of the runner will help prevent injuries and aid in the correct diagnosis and management of basic athletic trauma. The text contains contributions from a team of world leaders in their respective fields to provide a truly international perspective on this sporting specialty.

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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