Training for Speed and Endurance

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Allen & Unwin, 1996 - Sports & Recreation - 180 pages
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Training for sport has developed at a bewildering pace during the 1990s and has left coaches and athletes struggling to keep up with all the theories on offer and then to apply the most effective ones to their daily training regimens.The contributors to Training for speed and endurance are sports specialists keen to bridge the gap between laboratory findings and athlete preparation. They are all involved in the training and preparation of elite athletes, and their aim in writing this book has been to provide practical guidelines for developing and maintaining speed and endurance fitness for both individuals and team players.Areas covered include:. exercise physiology essentials. speed training methods. endurance training methods. periodisation of speed and endurance. conditioning the team player. recovery training. nutrition for sports performance. injury treatment and prevention Training for speed and endurance will make sense of all the new techniques and the latest research. It will be of interest to anyone wishing to gain up-to-date information on training principles and will be of particular value to those individuals or team players who need to focus on speed and endurance. The book is an excellent resource for coaches, individual athletes, health and physical educators of senior students, and tertiary students of sports science.
 

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Contents

Training for speed
24
Training for endurance
42
Speed and endurance training for team games players
61
Periodisation of speed and endurance training
76
Recovery training
97
Injury treatment and prevention
120
Nutrition for speed and endurance
140
Index
171
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About the author (1996)

David Jenkins and Peter Reaburn lecture exercise physiology at The University of Queensland. Collectively they have published over two dozen papers in scientific and coaching journals.

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