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Title:
Keep on running : the science of training and performance
Author:
Newsholme, E. A.
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Publication Information:
Chichester [England] ; New York : John Wiley & Sons, [1994]

©1994
Physical Description:
xvii, 443 pages : illustrations, ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Running in -- Muscles and movement -- Energy matters -- Filling the fuel tanks -- Fuel management -- When the running has to stop -- Maintaining the supply lines -- The female runner -- Theory into practice -- The mind and performance -- Food for fitness -- When training goes wrong -- Dying to win: drugs and the athlete -- Tulloh's training schedules -- Advice for women runners -- Psychological self-assessment and training -- The runner's diet -- Noakes' advice on injuries and running shoes -- Medicines to avoid.
ISBN:
9780471943143

9780471943136
Format :
Book

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Summary

Written for anyone who wishes to understand more about the scientific basis of athletic training and performance. Biochemistry, nutrition, physiology and psychology are all included. Intended to help sports science students, especially those who do not have a strong background in science. Appealing to athletes at any stage of their career, it is also helpful to coaches and physicians. Features high carbohydrate recipe suggestions, practical training schedules and a comprehensive bibliography.


Table of Contents

Running In
Muscles and Movement
Energy Matters
Filling Up the Fuel Tanks
Fuel Management
When the Running Has to Stop
Maintaining the Supply Lines
The Female Runner
Theory in Practice
The Mind and Performance
Food for Fitness
When Running Goes Wrong
Dying to Win: Drugs and the Athlete
Tulloh's Training Schedules
Advice for Female Runners
Psychological Self-Assessment and Training
Planning Your Diet
Noake's Advice on Injuries and on Running Shoes
Drugs to Avoid