Endurance in Sport, Second Edition
Copyright © 2000 International Olympic Committee
Editor(s): R.J. Shephard, P.-O. Åstrand
Published Online: 16 APR 2008
Print ISBN: 9780632053483
Online ISBN: 9780470694930
About this Book
Endurance in Sport is a comprehensive and authoritative work on all aspects of this major component of sports science. The book also embraces medical and sport-specific issues of particular relevance to those interested in endurance performance. The scientific basis and mechanisms of endurance - physiological, psychological, genetic and environmental - are all considered in depth. Measurement of endurance is extensively reviewed as is preparation and training for physical activities requiring endurance.