The Physiology of Training

1st Edition

Advances in Sport and Exercise Science series

Print ISBN: 9780443101175
eBook ISBN: 9780702035159
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 21st March 2006
Page Count: 260


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.

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


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