In this book an international group of sports scientists examine the major sports and the physiological demands of each.
Preface. Exercise. Metabolic Aspects of Exercise. Strength and weight-training. Locomotive sports. Sprinting. Middle distance running. Marathon running. Race walking. Cycling. Sport on water and on ice. Swimming. Rowing. Sailing. Sport on ice. Games and exercises. The racquet sports. Football. Court games: volleyball and basketball. Physiology of Sports: an overview. Index.