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The Science of Sport: Sprinting examines the scientific principles that underpin the preparation and performance of athletics at all levels, from grassroots to Olympic competition. Drawing on the expertise of some of the world's leading coaches and sport science professionals, the book presents a detailed analysis of the latest evidence and explores the ways in which science has influenced, and subsequently improved, the sport of sprinting. By providing an overview of the principles of sport science and how these are applied in practice, the book is essential reading for students and academics, coaches and performers, physiotherapists, club doctors and professional support staff working in the sport. Key topics covered include: talent identification and youth development; biomechanics; performance analysis; coaching and coach education; training methods; fitness testing; nutrition; mental skills; incidence and treatment of injuries; performance lifestyle. Fully illustrated with 150 colour images and diagrams.

Product Details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 8696 KB
  • Print Length: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Crowood (30 April 2015)
  • Sold by:  Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00V2JW7CC
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray: Not Enabled
  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled

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It would have been even better if there had been fewer "word pictures" and more …

One person found this helpful.
 on 13 August 2015
By GAT
Books specifically on sprinting are all too rare. This book was a welcome addition to available library. It would have been even better if there had been fewer “word pictures” and more “picture pictures”. After all, they do say a picture tells a thousand words.
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