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Lore of Running By Timothy Noakes

Lore of Running by Timothy Noakes

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Summary

Offers details on physiology, training, racing, injuries, world-class athletes, and races. This book answers questions for those who are serious about the sport for example, how your body systems respond to training, the effects of different training methods, how to detect and avoid overtraining, and genetic versus trainable potential.

Lore of Running Summary

Lore of Running by Timothy Noakes

Lore of Running gives you incomparable detail on physiology, training, racing, injuries, world-class athletes, and races.

Author Tim Noakes blends the expertise of a physician and research scientist with the passion of a dedicated runner to answer the most pressing questions for those who are serious about the sport:


-How your body systems respond to training, the effects of different training methods, how to detect and avoid overtraining, and genetic versus trainable potential

-How to train for the 10K up through ultramarathon with detailed programs from Noakes and several leading running experts

-How to prevent and treat injuries, increase your strength and flexibility, and use proper nutrition for weight control and maximum performance

You'll also find a candid analysis of supplements and ergogenic effects and training aids. The book includes new interviews with 10 world-class runners who share their secrets to success and longevity in the sport. Features on legendary figures and events in running history provide fascinating insights.

And that's just scratching the surface. Lore of Running is not only the biggest and best running publication on the planet. It's the one book every runner should own.

About Timothy Noakes

Dr. Timothy Noakes is Discovery health professor of exercise and sports science at the University of Cape Town and director of the medical research council/UCT research unit for exercise science and sports medicine at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa in Newlands. Noakes received his MD from the University of Cape Town. He is a veteran of more than 70 marathons and ultramarathons. He is an editorial board member for many international sport science journals and a former president of the South African Sports Medicine Association. In 1999, he was elected as one of 22 founding members of the International Olympic Committee's Olympic Science Academy. Noakes is also a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. He and his wife, Marilyn Anne, reside in Cape Town, South Africa.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction

Part I Physiology and Biochemistry of Running
Chapter 1. Muscle Structure and Function
Chapter 2. Oxygen Transport
Chapter 3. Energy Systems
Chapter 4. Temperature Regulation

Part II Training Basics
Chapter 5. Developing a Training Foundation
Chapter 6. Learning From the Experts
Chapter 7. Avoiding Overtraining
Chapter 8. Training the Mind

Part III Transferring Training to Racing
Chapter 9. 10K to Half-Marathon
Chapter 10. Marathon
Chapter 11. Ultramarathon
Chapter 12. Pushing the Limits of Performance

Part IV Running Health
Chapter 13. Ergogenic Aids
Chapter 14. Staying Injury Free
Chapter 15. Health Benefits

References
Index
About the Author

Additional information

GOR001425794
9780873229593
0873229592
Lore of Running by Timothy Noakes
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Human Kinetics Publishers
2002-11-30
944
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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