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Author: Geoffrey K Platt
Publisher: [Ramsbury, Marlborough, Wiltshire] : Crowood, 2015.
Series: Science of sport.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Science of Sport: Sprinting examines the scientific principles that underpin the preparation and performance of athletics at all levels, from grassroots to Olympic competition. Drawing on the expertise of some of the world's leading coaches and sport science professionals, the book presents a detailed analysis of the latest evidence and explores the ways in which science has influenced, and subsequently  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)919321081
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey K Platt
ISBN: 9781847979421 1847979424
OCLC Number: 920093807
Description: 1 online resource (418 pages) : color illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Authors and Contributors; 1 An Introduction to the Science of Sprinting by Dr Geoffrey K. Platt; 2 Talent Identification and Development in Sprinting by Dr Mohsen Shafizadeh; 3 Biomechanical Analysis of the Techniques of the Sprint Start by Professor Morteza Shahbazi Moghaddam; 4 Biomechanics of Sprinting by Professor Morteza Shahbazi Moghaddam; 5 Biomechanics of Sundry Sprint Skills by Professor Morteza Shahbazi Moghaddam; 6 Performance Analysis in Sprinting by Dr Mohsen Shafizadeh; 7 Coaching Sprinting by Interview with Tom McNab. 8 Training Methods 1960-2014 by Dr Geoffrey K. Platt9 Modern Training Methods by Dr Geoffrey K. Platt; 10 Fitness Testing for Sprinting by Dr Geoffrey K. Platt; 11 Nutrition for Sprinting by Dr Justin Roberts; 12 Drugs in Sprinting by Wilf Paish, Tom McNab and Dr Geoffrey K. Platt; 13 Mental Skills Training in Sprinting by Dr Andrew Cruickshank, Susan Giblin and Professor Dave Collins; 14 Incidence and Treatment of Injuries in Sprinting by Dr Gino di Matteo; 15 Performance Lifestyle for Sprinting by Dr Geoffrey K. Platt; 16 References; Index.
Series Title: Science of sport.
Responsibility: Dr Geoffrey K Platt.

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The Science of Sport: Sprinting examines the scientific principles that underpin the preparation and performance of athletics at all levels, from grassroots to Olympic competition. Drawing on the expertise of some of the world's leading coaches and sport science professionals, the book presents a detailed analysis of the latest evidence and explores the ways in which science has influenced, and subsequently improved, the sport of sprinting. By providing an overview of the principles of sport science and how these are applied in practice, the book is essential reading for students and academics.

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