Running: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine / Edition 1

Running: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine / Edition 1

by John A. Hawley
     
 

Running is a further volume in the Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science series, published under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee. It is a clearly presented, multi-disciplinary text that provides a "one-stop" source of information on all aspects of running.

Written primarily for the coach, athlete, sports medicine physician, physical

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Overview

Running is a further volume in the Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science series, published under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee. It is a clearly presented, multi-disciplinary text that provides a "one-stop" source of information on all aspects of running.

Written primarily for the coach, athlete, sports medicine physician, physical therapist and health related professional, the text covers the physiology and biochemistry of sprinting; the physiology and biochemistry of distance running; the biomechanics of running; training for successful running performance; nutritional strategies; and the medical problems of the athlete.

Containing contributions from a team of world leaders in their respective fields, Running provides 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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