Physical Fitness and Athletic Performance: A Guide for Students, Athletes and Coaches, 2nd Edition (Paperback) book cover

Physical Fitness and Athletic Performance

A Guide for Students, Athletes and Coaches, 2nd Edition

By A.W.S. Watson

Routledge

244 pages

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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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
SPO000000
SPORTS & RECREATION / General