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Physical Fitness and Athletic Performance

A Guide for Students, Athletes and Coaches


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Physical Fitness and Athletic Performance by A.W.S. Watson
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Sports Science has increasingly developed both as an area of research and as a university subject. This book gives an authoritative account of the biological basis of athletic performance and training, based on an analysis of scientific and medical research in the area. The findings are presented in such a way that anyone involved in training for high-level sport will find the information accessible and of interest.NEW TO 2ND EDITION* Takes account of recent developments and new research findings from case studies.* The chapter on training methods has been re-written by a sports scientist with extensive experience of training athletes involved in a wide variety of different sports.* Features a new chapter on sports injuries and prevention.* Includes short additional sections on numerous other topics.
Release date NZ
January 12th, 1996
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
2nd New edition
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