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The ergogenics edge : pushing the limits of sports performance

Author: Melvin H Williams
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dr. Mel Williams presents nearly every current nutritional, pharmacological, physiological, biomechanical, and psychological means used to aid sports performance. He expertly rates more than 60 sports ergogenics based on the following criteria: sport-specific effectiveness, safety, legal aspects, and ethical concerns. Also included is a complete listing of prohibited substances and treatments.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Williams, Melvin H.
Ergogenics edge.
Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©1998
(OCoLC)988843922
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Melvin H Williams
ISBN: 0880115459 9780880115452
OCLC Number: 36817290
Description: ix, 317 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Factors Limiting Sports Performance --
2. Breaking Performance Barriers With Sports Ergogenics --
3. Boosting Energy and Power --
4. Building Mental Toughness --
5. Getting a Mechanical Advantage --
6. Examining Performance Factors in Specific Sports --
7. Answering Four Big Questions About Ergogenics --
8. Rating the Sports Ergogenics.
Responsibility: Melvin H. Williams.

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