Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance
This new, in-depth sport physiology reference provides a strong introduction to the physiological principles underlying sport training and performance. Plus, it delivers the best guidance available on applying the principles to athletes who are training to improve sport performance.
Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performanceis an excellent resource for students and professionals in sports medicine and sport physiology. The book thoroughly explores the practical and applied aspects of exercise prescription and includes specific advice on the conditioning and performance of athletes. Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performancealso explains how various components of sport and performance are measured.
Dr. Jay Hoffman has worked extensively with athletes and coaches throughout his professional career. Focusing on training factors and how various conditions and situations affect sport performance, he provides an in-depth review of all physiological components of an athlete's training program.
Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performancecovers a broad range of topics:
-Physiological adaptations to exercise
-Exercise training principles and prescription
-Nutrition, fluid regulation, and ergogenic aids
-Medical and health conditions
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Endocrine System and Exercise
Metabolic System and Exercise
Cardiovascular System and Exercise
Immunological System and Exercise
EXERCISE TRAINING PRINCIPLES AND PRESCRIPTIONS
Principles of Training
Anaerobic Conditioning and the Development of Speed and Agility
NUTRITION FLUID REGULATION AND ERGOGENIC AIDS
MEDICAL AND HEALTH CONDITIONS
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