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Play on : how to get better with age

Author: Jeff Bercovici
Publisher: London : Penguin Life, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A lively, thoroughly researched tour of the latest in fitness science and technology, and the strategies of elite and amateur athletes who are performing at peak levels for decades longer than before"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Bercovici
ISBN: 9780241976289 0241976286
OCLC Number: 1038049353
Notes: "The new science of physical longevity"-- cover
[Also titled " Play on: the new science of elite performance at any age], published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018.
Includes index.
Description: xxv, 260 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Racing against time : the physiology of the aging athlete --
Fresh is the new fit : a better way to think about conditioning --
Wrestling with giants : the surprising benefits of cross-training --
Trick the mind, train the body : how technology makes workouts smarter --
Ferraris and Toyotas : the science of efficient, injury-free movement --
The destiny in your cells : what genes have to say about finishing strong --
Consistency is a talent : the psychology of athletes who get better with age --
Slow is fast : strategy, complexity and the advantages of experience --
Careful what you swallow : the fads and the facts of career-extending nutrition --
The workout after the workout : why older athletes are behind recovery revolution --
Repair, replace, rejuvenate : sports surgery and the outer limits of human longevity.
Responsibility: Jeff Bercovici.

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"A lively, thoroughly researched tour of the latest in fitness science and technology, and the strategies of elite and amateur athletes who are performing at peak levels for decades longer than before"--

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