Physiological Bases of Sport Performance

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Physiological Bases of Sports Performance takes an in-depth look at how the body responds to high physical activity in exercise and sport, and on how to enhance performance through a variety of physiological techniques, such as training, nutrition and cryogenic aids. The book covers the basic elements of physiology and explains the effects of sport on those areas. The second section on improving sport performance provides a practical angle that will be useful for sports coaches and athletes. Key Features: · Provides the basics of physiology in context of athletes and people performing high physical activity · Practical and academic information for students, sports people and sports medicine practitioners · Covers a cross section of different methods of enhancing performance · Draws on an international selection of contributors at the forefront of their respective fields.

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"This is a worthwhile book for any student or scientist who seeks to have a better understanding of this files. It takes aspects of many other books (i.e.: exercise physiology, sports nutrition, etc.) and integrates them into a single resource."

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  • Provides the basics of physiology in context of athletes and people performing high physical activity
    Practical and academic information for students, sports people and sports medicine
    practitioners

    Covers a cross section of different methods of enhancing performance

    Draws on an international selection of contributors at the forefront of their
    respective fields.

  • 'Concise and readable treatment on the basic concepts in exercise physiology including muscle, metabolism and fluid balance
  • 'Practical advise on training including planning and conducting training programs
  • 'Two complete chapters on nutrition and sports supplements
  • 'Contributors include leading names in exercise physiology
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