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Lore of running

Author: Timothy Noakes
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
Discusses the details of physiology, biochemistry, racing, injuries, and tips for different aspects of running, and covers training methods, genetic versus trainable potential, information on programs--including those for marathons--from various experts, and a look at legendary figures and events in the history of the sport.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Noakes
ISBN: 0873229592 9780873229593 1589523040 9781589523043
OCLC Number: 49350156
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 931 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Preface to the fourth edition --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction : some reflections on running --
pt. 1. Physiology and biochemistry of running --
ch. 1. Muscle structure and function --
ch. 2. Oxygen transport and running economy --
ch. 3. Energy systems and running performance --
ch. 4. Temperature regulation during exercise --
pt. 2. Training basics --
ch. 5. Developing a training foundation --
ch. 6. Learning from the experts --
ch. 7. Avoiding overtraining --
ch. 8. Training the mind --
pt. 3. Transferring training to racing --
ch. 9. 10K to half-marathon --
10. Marathon --
ch. 11. Ultramarathon --
ch. 12. Pushing the limits of performance --
pt. 4. Running health --
ch. 13. Ergogenic aids --
ch. 14. Staying injury free --
ch. 15. Running and your health --
References --
Index --
About the author.
Responsibility: Timothy D. Noakes.
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Offers details on physiology, training, racing, injuries, world-class athletes, and races. This book answers questions for those who are serious about the sport for example, how your body systems  Read more...
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