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Adventure sport physiology

Author: Nick Draper; Chris Hodgson
Publisher: Chichester, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This unique textbook provides a thematic approach to adventure sports physiology based upon applications to specific adventure sports. It covers basic aspects of physiology related to the demands of the activity, training for improving performance, and safety factors." "After a brief historical introduction subsequent chapters cover basic physiology and nutrition and then apply these principles to a variety of land
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Draper; Chris Hodgson
ISBN: 9780470015100 0470015101 9780470015117 047001511X
OCLC Number: 232536678
Description: xvi, 440 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: A historical perspective : the context of adventure physiology --
Nutrition for health and performance --
The structure and functioning of the human body --
Fundamental systems for adventure sports --
Training fundamentals --
Power and power endurance : the explosive activities --
Anaerobic endurance : the lactate tolerance and management activities --
Intermittent adventure activities --
Aerobic endurance part 1 : high-intensity activities --
Aerobic endurance part 2 : lower-intensity activities.
Responsibility: Nick Draper, Chris Hodgson.
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"...the most comprehensive adventure sport physiology book I am aware of; therefore, I recommend it wholeheartedly. " The Sport and Exercise Scientist, March 2009 This book provides students and  Read more...

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"[The book] is probably the most comprehensive adventure sport physiology book I am aware of; therefore I recommend it wholeheartedly." ( The Sport and Exercise Scientist , January 2009)

 
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