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Play on : the new science of elite performance at any age
Bercovici, Jeff, author.
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Publication Information:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]
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xxv, 260 pages ; 24 cm
"A lively, thoroughly researched tour of the latest in fitness science and technology, and the strategies of elite and amateur athletes who are performing at peak levels for decades longer than before"--
Racing against time : the physiology of the aging athlete -- Fresh is the new fit : a better way to think about conditioning -- Wrestling with giants : the surprising benefits of cross-training -- Trick the mind, train the body : how technology makes workouts smarter -- Ferraris and Toyotas : the science of efficient, injury-free movement -- The destiny in your cells : what genes have to say about finishing strong -- Consistency is a talent : the psychology of athletes who get better with age -- Slow is fast : strategy, complexity and the advantages of experience -- Careful what you swallow : the fads and the facts of career-extending nutrition -- The workout after the workout : why older athletes are behind recovery revolution -- Repair, replace, rejuvenate : sports surgery and the outer limits of human longevity.
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