Rowing: Training - Fitness - Leisure

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Meyer & Meyer Verlag, 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 186 pages
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This manual is designed for coaches in rowing clubs, schools and further education, rowers and club leaders, and all those wanting to find out about what rowing has to offer. Tried and tested methods for training beginners rowing techniques and coaching are presented. These are complemented by an overview and description of various fields of application in rowing as a leisure activity, itinerant rowing and basic training for teenage competitive rowers. There are many tips on rowing, from equipment and competition rules to tips on competitive and recreational rowing.
 

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Contents

Preface to the Third Edition
9
What Does Rowing Have to Offer?
15
THE FUNDAMENTALS
21
The Parts of a Boat
27
Rigging a Boat
34
Storing and Care of Boats
42
Rowing Safely
71
ROWING TECHNIQUE AND TRAINING
73
Areas of Increased Exertion in Rowing
116
Supplementary Training
125
Flexibility
140
Complementary Sportpromote Endurance
142
Recovery
145
ROWING IN DAILY LIFE
148
Rowing and Physical Fitness
150
Rowing and Wellbeing
151

Principles of Rowing Technique
74
The Sequence of Movements During Rowing
79
The Main Principles of Developing Rowing Technique
87
Rowing Errors and How to Correct Them
88
Training
101
The Principles of Training
107
Training Frequency
108
Increasing Exertion and Performance
109
The Quality of Adjustment
110
Intensity and Energy Supply
112
Rowing and Social Life
152
Medical Checks and Common Sense
153
Forms of Competition for Leisure Rowers
154
Rowing Trips
158
Preparing for a Rowing Trip
160
Going on a Rowing Trip
164
Respect for Nature
166
PlanningBasic Training
179
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About the author (2000)

A sport science lecturer at the Univ. of Kostanz in Germany. He won a gold medal in the 1975 World Rowing Championship and was a longtime coach with the German Rowing Association and Swiss Rowing Association.

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