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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
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Summary:
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.
Local System Bib Number:
342269

Abstract:

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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