This new, in-depth sport physiology reference provides a strong introduction to the physiological principles underlying sport training and performance. Plus, it delivers the best guidance available on applying the principles to athletes who are training to improve sport performance.
Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performanceis an excellent resource for students and professionals in sports medicine and sport physiology. The book thoroughly explores the practical and applied aspects of exercise prescription and includes specific advice on the conditioning and performance of athletes. Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performancealso explains how various components of sport and performance are measured.
Dr. Jay Hoffman has worked extensively with athletes and coaches throughout his professional career. Focusing on training factors and how various conditions and situations affect sport performance, he provides an in-depth review of all physiological components of an athlete's training program.
Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performancecovers a broad range of topics:
-Physiological adaptations to exercise
-Exercise training principles and prescription
-Nutrition, fluid regulation, and ergogenic aids
-Medical and health conditions
The information is presented in an attractive, reader-friendly format that makes learning easy. Key terms appear in bold print; chapters are packed with supporting figures; and numerous tables bring life to standardized performance data and specific athletic profiles, such as strength measures for collegiate football players.
Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performancewill quickly become your primary reference book. It provides all the answers you need to successfully prescribe exercise for a wide variety of athletes.