Key Features

  • Presents comprehensive coverage of the physiology of training.
  • Outstanding list of contributors, including Olympic and World Championship Medallists from a variety of sports.
  • Theory presented is underscored by practical examples across a broad range of athletics, providing a special blend of information combined with practical application.
  • Exclusive chapters address training and medical conditions, as well as training and the environment.
  • Clearly organized structure allows rapid access to desired information, making it a prime resource and practical teaching tool.

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

Details

No. of pages:
260
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443101175
Electronic ISBN:
9780702035159

About the editor

Gregory Whyte

Whyte is currently editing the ABC of Sports Medicine, 3rd Edition, BMJ Books, he publishes extensively in journals: British Journal of Sports Medicine, International Journal of Sports Medicine, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Journal of Clinical Exercise Physiology, Clinical Science, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, The Journal of Sport medicine and physical fitness, Journal of Strength training and conditioning research, European Journal of Applied Physiology, Scottish Medical Journal, Social Behaviour and Personality, Biological Rhythm Research

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Science and Research, English Institute of Sport, Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre, Buckinghamshire, UK