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Pacing : individual strategies for optimal performance

Author: Kevin G Thompson
Publisher: Champaign, IL. : Human Kinetics, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part I explains the biological and psychological underpinnings of pacing science, including the six commonly used pacing strategies that are discussed in detail throughout the book: all-out, positive, even, negative, parabolic and variable. Part II shows how to apply the science, offering pacing recommendations and considerations for time-dependent sports such as running, triathlon and swimming and exploring the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Thompson, Kevin G., 1966-
Pacing
(DLC) 2014013036
(OCoLC)880831103
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin G Thompson
ISBN: 9781492502807 1492502804 9781492502593 1492502596 9781492538868 1492538868
OCLC Number: 888222750
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 225 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Pacing science and philosophy. What is pacing? --
Understanding pacing strategies --
Physiology of pacing --
Psychology of pacing --
Adapting pacing strategies --
Pacing applications for sport. Swimming --
Cycling --
Speed skating --
Running --
Olympic and Ironman triathlon --
Rowing --
Football --
Squash and tennis --
Basketball.
Responsibility: Kevin G. Thompson, PhD.

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Reviews the studies on pacing and sport performance to give athletes the tools they need to formulate their own customised pacing strategies. This book identifies the physiological underpinnings of  Read more...

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