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From the PublisherREVIEWS OF THE FIRST EDITION
"The overlap between chapters helps to reinforce theories and allows each chapter to be read independently.
The chapters give some insight into the amount of work expected of the elite athlete, the importance of the correct training and at various stages in the season, and who requires strength or power and how to gain it.
It is a reference book to which one will return time and again."
".comprehensive overview of structural hormonal, neural, and mechanical factors related to the expression of strength and power.
This book provides a wealth of up-to-date information.a fine reference".
Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine, 1993
"This volume on strength and power, together with its companion Endurance in Sport are exactly what many of us in the field have been waiting for.
.this book is a must for all interested in the scientific aspects of strength and power."
British Journal of Sports Medicine, 1993
"This is a very well organised, well written and well presented book.[the] 29 contributors all.have well-established international reputations in their particular fields of study.
.the book will be essential reading for many graduate students in certain aspects of medicine and sports science. In addition, the book will be of considerable interest to sports scientists, sports medicine doctors, physiotherapists, podiatrists and athletic trainers. In general, the book is an excellent addition to the literature on strength and power in sport."
Scottish Journal of Physical Education, 1993