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

Author: Thomas W Rowland
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Athlete's Clock explores ways in which time and its relationship to athletic effort optimize sport performance.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas W Rowland
ISBN: 9780736082747 0736082743
OCLC Number: 770859661
Description: xxvii, 203 s. : illustrations
Contents: Who's in charge here? --
Setting the race pace --
Marching to the same drummer : cadence in endurance events --
Dragsters, tiger beetles, and Usain Bolt : time and speed --
Circadian rhythms and sport performance --
It's all in the timing : keeping your eye on the ball --
The development of athletic skill during the childhood years : a conversation with Bob Malina --
Over the hill : aging and sport performance.
Responsibility: Thomas W. Rowland ; foreword by Tim Noakes

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"This is an excellent broad introduction to the idea of time and sport. It offers scientific research to support many of the questions athletes and coaches ask themselves when Read more...

 
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