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