Sports Training Principles / Edition 5

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Written by world renowned coach and President of the European Athletics Coaches Association, Frank Dick, Sports Training Principles is the ultimate reference on training theory and practice for all coaches responsible for developing athletes to fulfil their performance potential.

It covers: anatomy and basic biomechanics; energy production systems; psychology, learning procedures and technical training;
performance components - strength, speed, endurance and mobility;
training cycles, periodization, adaptation to external loading and coaching methods.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780713682786
  • Publisher: A&C Black Publishers, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 9/1/2007
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.35 (w) x 9.12 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Meet the Author

Frank Dick O.B.E. is President of the European Athletics Coaches Association, and was director of Coaching at the British Athletic Federation from 1979 to 1994. He is a former international competitor and continues to coach athletes and teams to international level,
including Daley Thompson, Boris Becker, Gerhard Berger, Denise Lewis,
Marat Safin and Katarina Witt. He is currently involved with Ronnie Irani, Graham Gooch OBE, Justin Rose, Ipswich Town Football Academy and Jean Todt (Ferrari Formula One Manager).
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