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The athlete's clock : how biology and time affect sport performance

Author: Thomas W Rowland
Publisher: Champaign, Ill. : Human Kinetics, cop. 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an approach to understanding how various aspects of time affect sport performance. This book provides information on the mechanisms by which time influences physiological function, such as  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas W Rowland
ISBN: 0736082743 9780736082747
OCLC Number: 719974353
Description: XXVII, 203 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Contents: Chapter 1. Who's in Charge Here? Setting the Race Pace; Chapter 2. Marching to the Same Drummer; Chapter 3. Dragsters, Tiger Beetles, and Usain Bolt; Chapter 4. Circadian Rhythms and Sport Performance; Chapter 5. It's All in the Timing: Keeping Your Eye on the Ball; Chapter 6. Peaks and Valleys: The Development of Athletic Skill; Chapter 7. Over The Hill: Aging and Sport Performance.
Responsibility: Thomas W. Rowland ; [forew. by Tim Noakes].

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