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Physical Fitness and Athletic Performance
A Guide for Students, Athletes and Coaches





ISBN 9780582091108
Published January 11, 1996 by Routledge
244 Pages

 
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Book Description

Sports Science has increasingly developed both as an area of research and as a university subject. This book gives an authoritative account of the biological basis of athletic performance and training, based on an analysis of scientific and medical research in the area. The findings are presented in such a way that anyone involved in training for high-level sport will find the information accessible and of interest.



Table of Contents

Preface    1. Introduction 2. Components of physical fitness 3. Principles of training, warm-up, motor unit types, sources of information  4. Training methods 5. Evaluation of fitness levels  6. Sports injuries and their prevention  References Index

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