Pacing in Sport and Exercise: A Psychophysiological Perspective

Pacing in Sport and Exercise: A Psychophysiological Perspective

by Andrew Edwards, Remco Polman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781619424203
Publisher: Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/01/2012
Series: Sports and Athletics Preparation, Performance, and Psychology Series
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures vii

List of Tables xi

Foreword xv

Preface xvii

Acknowledgments xxi

Author Biographies xxiii

Chapter 1 Evolution of Training and Performance;' 1

1.1 Abstract 1

1.2 Introduction 1

1.3 Evolution of Human Athletic Performance 2

1.4 Evolution of Training Methods 6

1.5 The Challenge of Sustaining Progress 15

Conclusion 18

References 19

Chapter 2 An Introduction to Pacing in Sport and Exercise 23

2.1 Abstract 23

2.2 Introduction 23

2.3 The Concept of Pacing 24

2.4 The Origins of Paced Activity 27

2.5 Psychology of Pacing 31

2.6 Performance and Pacing Strategy 34

Conclusion 41

References 42

Chapter 3 Limitations to Physical Performance 49

3.1 Abstract 49

3.2 Introduction 49

3.3 The Nervous System 50

3.4 Limitations: Central and Peripheral Observations 53

3.5 Limitations: Cardiovascular Regulation 55

3.6 Limitations: Brain Regulation 58

3.7 Limitations: Psychological Considerations 65

Conclusion 69

References 70

Chapter 4 Monitoring and Self-Regulating Training 77

4.1 Abstract 77

4.2 Introduction 77

4.3 Methods to Monitor Training Outcomes 78

4.4 Self-Regulatory Training Skills 87

Conclusion 95

References 95

Chapter 5 Pacing for Endurance 99

5.1 Abstract 99

5.2 Introduction 99

5.3 Physiology of Endurance 100

5.4 Psychology of Endurance 105

5.5 Pacing and Strategy for Endurance 109

5.6 Self-Regulatory Training for Endurance 114

5.7 Athlete Comment: Endurance 123

Conclusion 124

References 125

Chapter 6 Pacing for Power, Strength and Speed 131

6.1 Abstract 131

6.2 Introduction 131

6.3 Physiology of Anaerobic Exercise (Power, Strength and Speed) 132

6.4 Psychological Aspects of Pacing for Power, Strength and Speed 134

6.5 Pacing for Power, Strength and Speed 136

6.6 Self-Paced Anaerobic Training 140

6.7 Athlete Comment: Power, Strength, Speed 150

Conclusion 150

References 151

Chapter 7 Pacing for Team Sports 157

7.1 Abstract 157

7.2 Introduction 157

7.3 Match Demands 158

7.4 Pacing for Team Sports 160

7.5 Preparatory Psychological Skills for Team Sports 165

7.6 Training for Team Sports 167

7.7 Practitioner Comment: Team Sports 177

Conclusion 178

References 178

Chapter 8 Pacing for Special Populations 183

8.1 Abstract 183

8.2 Introduction 183

8.3 Children and Pacing 184

Conclusion 194

References 195

Index 201

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