Successful Endurance Training
Meyer & Meyer Verlag, 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 320 pages
Increasing numbers of people of all ages are taking up sports and physical activity in order to counter the negative effects of modern civilization. A popular form is endurance training. This text focuses on endurance training offering advice on how to avoid injury. The book takes as its starting point the necessary adaptations of the body ......
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Development Trends in Endurance Performance
Training Load and Demands on the Body
Adaptation in Functional Systems
Performance Goal and Training Load
Performance Structure of Endurance Sports
Longterm Development of Performance
Cyclical Structuring of Training
Training Structure within Courses
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