This title in the acclaimed Handbook of Sports Medicine and Sports Science provides a clearly presented 'one-stop' source of information on all aspects of the sport. The nutritional and training strategies in the book are aimed at improving a runner's performance, while the section on the medical care of the runner will help prevent injuries and aid in the correct diagnosis and management of basic athletic trauma. The text contains contributions from a team of world leaders in their respective fields to provide a truly international perspective on this sporting specialty.List of contributors.
Foreword by the IOC.
Foreword by the IAAF.
Physiology and Biochemistry of Sprinting;.
Physiology and Biochemistry of Middle Distance Running;.
Biomechanics of Running;.
Training Techniques for Successful Running Performance;.
Nutrition for Runners;.
Medical Considerations for Runners;.
Index‘An excellent addition to the professional and student library.’ Sport HealthRunning is a further volume in the Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science series, published under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee. It is a clearly presented, multi-disciplinary text that provides a "one-stop" source of information on all aspects of running.
Written primarily for the coach, athlete, sports medicine physician, physical therapist and health related professional, the text covers the physiology and biochemistry of sprinting; the physiology and biochemistry of distance running; the biomechanics of running; training for successful running performance; nutritional strategies; and the medical problems of the athlete.
Containing contributions from a team of world leaders in their respective fields, Running provides a truly international perspective on this sporting specialty.