Successful Endurance Training

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Meyer & Meyer Verlag, 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 320 pages
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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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Contents

Development Trends in Endurance Performance
11
Training Load and Demands on the Body
31
Adaptation in Functional Systems
45
Performance Goal and Training Load
125
Performance Structure of Endurance Sports
157
Longterm Development of Performance
171
Cyclical Structuring of Training
184
Training Structure within Courses
232
Sports Nutrition
248
Substances Influencing Performance
270
Physiological Performance Reserves
280
Overtraining and Faulty Training in Performance Sport
302
Bibliography
309
Index
318
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