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Title:
Peak performance : training and nutritional strategies for sport
Author:
Hawley, John, 1957-
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Publication Information:
St. Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1998.
Physical Description:
xx, 3-446 pages ; 23cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
The evolution of training : the trial-and-error method -- Scientific principles of physical training -- Fuels for the fire : the body's power systems -- Physiological testing for athletes : what the numbers mean -- Training for speed and power -- Training techniques for successful endurance performance -- Training for team sports -- Training aids and strategies : do they help? -- Competition : getting it right on the day -- The training diet -- Changing body size and shape -- Pre-event nutrition -- Fluid and fuel intake for competition and training -- Eating for recovery -- The tired athlete --Pills, potions and supplements -- Where's the proof? : evaluating claims for new products or training interventions -- The limits to human performance : where to from here?
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ISBN:
9781864484694
Format :
Book

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Summary

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A state-of-the-art, one-stop text for coaches and athletes who want to improve their sporting performances via the application of scientific training and nutritional principles.


Author Notes

John Hawley is director of the Human Performance Laboratory at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa, has worked with elite athletes in New Zealand and South Africa and has published widely on nutrition...Louise Burke is head of the Dept. of Sports Nutrition at the Australian Institute of Sport, editor of the key text Clinical Sports Nutrition, and is widely published in international journals on nutrition.