Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology in Practice


  • Frans Bosch, HBO, BSc, Trainer and Coach, Royal Netherlands Track and Field Association (KNAU), The Netherlands
  • Ronald Klomp, DRS. MSC

This richly illustrated work presents innovative training concepts based on recent scientific research and extensive knowledge of the real-world training. It provides running trainers, physiotherapists and physical exercise teachers with the latest insights into the training runners. The methods presented here are based on biomechanical principles. Scientific material is translated into practical techniques in the discussion of topics such as running technique, energy supply processes and adaptation through training.
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Book information

  • Published: October 2004
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-07441-7

Table of Contents

1. Mechanical anatomy and basic principles of motion. 2. Energy supply. 3. Running technique. 4. Training and adaptation. 5. Teaching the running technique. 6 Power training for running.. References. Index.