The Physiology of Training

Advances in Sport and Exercise Science series

Series Editor:

  • Neil Spurway, MA, PhD, Emeritus Professor of Exercise Physiology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
  • Don MacLaren, Professor of Sports Nutrition, School of Sport & Exercise Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK

Edited by

  • Gregory Whyte, BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD, PGCE, FACSM, Director of Science and Research, English Institute of Sport, Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre, Buckinghamshire, UK

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. A title in the Advances in Sport and Exercise Science series, it provides valuable, current information for those involved in sports science, coaching science, physical education, and health promotion. Highly respected researchers and practitioners in the field have come together to produce a text containing a wealth of knowledge and experience in dealing with training at the highest level of athletics. Drawing on all available research literature, this book offers a significant contribution to training physiology by providing an in-depth explanation of coaching science using both theoretical and practical models for training across a wide range of coaching disciplines.
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Final year BSc, and taught MSc students in UK, and Anglophone world outside U.S.A in Sport. Single course module, of the sort of which 4 (BSc) to 6 (MSc) typically make up a year's course work. Additional groups would include coaches and formal coaching qualification courses. All courses in Sports Science, Coaching Science, Physical Education.


Book information

  • Published: March 2006
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-10117-5

Table of Contents

1. Periodisation of Exercise Training in Sport

2. Training Specificity

3. The Physiology of Taping

4. The Physiology of Endurance Training

5. The Physiology of Anaerobic Endurance Training

6. The Physiology of Sprint and Power Training

7. The Physiology of Strength Training

8. The Physiology of Training and the Environment

9. Medical Conditions and Training