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The Endurance Paradox

The Endurance Paradox Author Thomas J Whipple
ISBN-10 9781315418643
Release 2016-06-03
Pages 220
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The endurance athlete faces a paradox—you’re going farther and faster, you’re feeling stronger, but your bones are getting weaker. New, compelling evidence shows that the very activities that expand our mental and physical abilities may be reducing the durability of our skeletons. In this book, Thomas Whipple, a leading orthopaedic clinical specialist, and Robert Eckhardt, a scientist specializing in the musculoskeletal system, team up to explain how athletes at any level can maintain the delicate balance between endurance exercise and optimum bone health over a lifetime. Translating important scientific advances into accessible language, they explain the muscle-bone connection, and cover training strategies and exercises, nutrition, calcium, stress fractures, rehabilitation, running mechanics, footwear, posture, and pharmaceuticals. An essential guide and ideal text for exercise physiologists, endurance athletes, fitness enthusiasts, and coaches.



The Young Adult Hip in Sport

The Young Adult Hip in Sport Author Fares S. Haddad
ISBN-10 9781447154129
Release 2013-12-03
Pages 318
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This book focuses on the problems seen in the adult hip in sport including pre arthritic inflammatory, non inflammatory, and degenerative causes of hip pain. It particularly focuses on our rapidly evolving understanding and treatment of joint preserving surgery. In this book experts in the field discuss the anatomy, diagnosis, investigation and pathophysiology of young adult hip disease with a particular focus on the sporting population. Sports Medicine is now a specialty in its own right. Worldwide, hip and groin pain in elite sport is an unresolved issue . This is an area that has expanded dramatically in the last 5 years and hip arthroscopy as a procedure has arrived in a big way with numbers increasing exponentially and the inception of the ISHA (International Society for Hip Arthroscopy).



Unique Considerations of the Female Athlete

Unique Considerations of the Female Athlete Author Michael Brunet
ISBN-10 9781401897819
Release 2009-02-05
Pages 368
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Research shows that women athletes perform better when their unique considerations and differences are addressed in training and rehabilitation. Unique Considerations of the Female Athlete is written to help improve performance in women athletes and improve the safety and well-being of women participating in sporting events. Specifically, this book presents the strategies for identifying risk factors, preventing injury, and rehabilitating problems or injuries. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



The Brave Athlete

The Brave Athlete Author Simon Marshall, PhD
ISBN-10 9781937716912
Release 2017-06-16
Pages 360
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The Brave Athlete solves the 13 most common mental conundrums athletes face in their everyday training and in races. You don’t have one brain—you have three; your ancient Chimp brain that keeps you alive, your modern Professor brain that navigates the civilized world, and your Computer brain that accesses your memories and runs your habits (good and bad). They fight for control all the time and that’s when bad things happen; you get crazy nervous before a race, you choke under pressure, you quit when the going gets tough, you make dumb mistakes, you worry about how you look. What if you could stop the thoughts and feelings you don’t want? What if you could feel confident, suffer like a hero, and handle any stress? You can. The Brave Athlete from Dr. Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson will help you take control of your brain so you can train harder, race faster, and better enjoy your sport. Dr. Marshall is a sport psychology expert who trains the brains of elite professional athletes. Paterson is a three-time world champion triathlete and coach. Together, they offer this innovative, brain training guide that is the first to draw from both clinical science and real-world experience with athletes. That means you won’t find outdated “positive self-talk” or visualization gimmicks here. No, the set of cutting-edge mental skills revealed in The Brave Athlete actually work because they challenge the source of the thoughts and feelings you don’t want. The Brave Athlete is packed with practical, evidence-based solutions to the most common mental challenges athletes face. Which of these sound like you? · Why do I have thoughts and feelings I don’t want? · I wish I felt more like an athlete. · I don’t think I can. · I don’t achieve my goals. · Other athletes seem tougher, happier, and more badass than me. · I feel fat. · I don’t cope well with injury. · People are worried about how much I exercise. · I don’t like leaving my comfort zone. · When the going gets tough, the tough leave me behind. · I need to harden the f*ck up. · I keep screwing up. · I don’t handle pressure well. With The Brave Athlete: Calm the F*ck Down and Rise to the Occasion, you can solve these problems to become mentally strong and make your brain your most powerful asset.



Bending the Aging Curve

Bending the Aging Curve Author Joseph F. Signorile
ISBN-10 9780736074452
Release 2011
Pages 314
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"Bending the Aging Curve" provides fitness professionals with a multifaceted periodized training program specifically for older adults. You will learn to use tests to diagnose your clients' needs and then prescribe training cycles with the appropriate mix of work, active recovery, and skill practice to maximize functional improvements.



Fitness cycling

Fitness cycling Author Brian J. Sharkey
ISBN-10 9780736099370
Release 2013
Pages 445
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Grade level: 9, 10, 11, 12, s, t.



Shackleton

Shackleton Author Michael Smith
ISBN-10 9781780745732
Release 2014-10-14
Pages 464
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An extraordinary character and one of history’s great explorers, Ernest Shackleton pioneered the path to the South Pole over 100 years ago, becoming the dominant figure in Antarctic discovery. His incredible adventures on four expeditions to the Antarctic have captivated generations. A restless adventurer from an Irish background, he joined the Empire’s last great endeavor of exploration — conquering the South Pole with Robert Falcon Scott on the Discovery expedition. A clash with Scott led to Shackleton being ordered home and started a bitter feud between the two. Shackleton’s riposte was the Nimrod expedition, where he uncovered the route to the Pole and honed his acclaimed leadership skills, which later kept despair at bay and encouraged men to overcome unimaginable hardship on the Endurance Expedition of 1914. But Shackleton was a flawed character whose chaotic private life, marked by romantic affairs, unfulfilled ambitions, and failed business ventures, contrasted with his celebrity status as the leading explorer. Drawing on extensive research of original diaries, letters, and many other publications, Michael Smith brings a fresh perspective to the Heroic Age of Polar Exploration that was dominated by Shackleton’s complex, compelling, and enduringly fascinating story.



The Maffetone Method The Holistic Low Stress No Pain Way to Exceptional Fitness

The Maffetone Method  The Holistic  Low Stress  No Pain Way to Exceptional Fitness Author Philip Maffetone
ISBN-10 9780071784436
Release 1999-08-10
Pages 198
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Dr. Maffetone's unique training system for champions proves that the kinder, gentler approach actually works the best. This fitness regimen has worked for champions and non-athletes alike- because it's based on Dr. Philip Maffetone's deep understanding of how the body works. Maffetone has used that knowledge to develop The Maffetone method, his successful low-stress fitness program, which can be tailored to any individual. It means "training slower to go faster," says Mike Pigg, world champion triathlete and Maffetone client. The Maffetone Method includes: A ten step program to reduce stress and increase overall fitness; Exercise techniques designed for increased results with decreased pain; The real lowdown on some of those fad diets. In short, this is a fitness regimen for champions that everyone can use to reach their own goals whether it be running a marathon or walking around the block.



Beyond Training

Beyond Training Author Ben Greenfield
ISBN-10
Release 2017-09-03
Pages 480
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America's top personal trainer, holistic nutritionist and health expert, Ben Greenfield, shows you how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion. You have amazing physical goals. You want the best body you can get. You want to look, feel, and perform like a champion. So you beat yourself up with tough training, day after day, week after week, month after month. As a result, you’re held back by frustrating issues like brain fog, broken gut, hormone depletion, heart problems, and destroyed joints--limited to living at a fraction of your peak capacity and powerless to tap into your full potential and achieve your dreams. But it's possible to be healthy on the outside and on the inside. This book gives you every training, nutrition, and lifestyle solution you need to do it, including: -The 2 best ways to build endurance fast without destroying your body -Underground training tactics for maximizing workout efficiency -The best biohacks for enhancing mental performance and instantly entering the zone -How to know with laserlike accuracy whether your body has truly recovered -26 ways to quickly recover from workouts, injuries and overtraining -The 25 most important blood and saliva biomarkers and how to test them -5 essential elements of training that most athletes neglect -7 stress-fighting weapons to make your mind-body connection bulletproof -Proven systems to enhance sleep, eliminate insomnia, and conquer jetlag -40 high-calorie, nutrient-dense meals that won’t destroy your metabolism -Tools for customizing your carbs, proteins and fats for your unique body and goals -9 ways to fix a broken gut, create toxin-free life, and detox your body -A complete system to safeguard your immune system and stomach -Potent time-efficiency tips for balancing training, work, travel, and family. Whether you're an extreme exercise enthusiast or just looking to shed a few pounds, this is the last book on training, endurance, health, and life you will ever need.



The Running Revolution

The Running Revolution Author Nicholas Romanov
ISBN-10 9781101605608
Release 2014-09-30
Pages 240
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From a two-time Olympic coach and creator of the Pose Method who has trained the running elite, an essential guide for all runners seeking to go faster and farther without injury Christopher McDougall’s Born to Run—and the wildly popular natural running trend it sparked—changed the way we think about running, but it has also prompted many questions: Have we been running the wrong way? And, have we been running in the wrong kind of shoe? What is the safest type of foot strike? How many types are there? And what is a foot strike anyway? No existing guide has clearly addressed these concerns—until now. The Running Revolution provides both beginning and experienced runners with everything they need to know in order to safely and efficiently transition to and master a safer and more biomechanically efficient way of running that is guaranteed to improve performance and minimize wear and tear on the body. More than a one-size-fits-all guide, The Running Revolution provides readers with clear instructions, complete with helpful illustrations, that they can easily integrate into their unique running histories in order to run safely, intelligently, and efficiently for many years to come. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Fast After 50

Fast After 50 Author Joe Friel
ISBN-10 9781937716691
Release 2015-01-10
Pages 336
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Fast After 50 is for every endurance athlete who wants to stay fast for years to come. For runners, cyclists, triathletes, swimmers, and cross-country skiers, getting older doesn't have to mean getting slower. Drawing from the most current research on aging and sports performance, Joe Friel—America's leading endurance sports coach—shows how athletes can race strong and stay healthy well past age 50. In his groundbreaking book Fast After 50, Friel offers a smart approach for athletes to ward off the effects of age. Friel shows athletes how to extend their racing careers for decades—and race to win. Fast After 50 presents guidelines for high-intensity workouts, focused strength training, recovery, crosstraining, and nutrition for high performance: How the body's response to training changes with age, how to adapt your training plan, and how to avoid overtraining How to shed body fat and regain muscle density How to create a progressive plan for training, rest, recovery, and competition Workout guidelines, field tests, and intensity measurement In Fast After 50, Joe Friel shows athletes that age is just a number—and race results are the only numbers that count. With contributions from: Mark Allen, Gale Bernhardt, Amby Burfoot, Dr. Larry Creswell, John Howard, Dr. Tim Noakes, Ned Overend, Dr. John Post, Dr. Andrew Pruitt, and Lisa Rainsberger.



Sports and Exercise Nutrition

Sports and Exercise Nutrition Author William D. McArdle
ISBN-10 1496377354
Release 2018-04-24
Pages 720
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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. This edition of McArdle, Katch, and Katch's respected text reflects the most recent, evidence-based information on how nutrition affects exercise and sports performance. Using high quality research to illustrate teaching points, the authors provide detailed yet accessible coverage of the science of exercise nutrition and bioenergetics, along with valuable insights into how the principles work in the real world of physical activity and sports medicine. New content, new research citations, and new case studies throughout help prepare students for a successful career in exercise science. eBook available. Faster, smarter, and more convenient, today's eBooks can transform learning. These interactive, fully searchable tools offer 24/7 access on multiple devices, the ability to highlight and share notes, and much more. New coverage. The authors provide new and expanded coverage of such key topics as special populations (diabetes, vegan), micronutrients, and exercise and nutrient prioritization. New activities and assignments direct students to the USDA's Super Tracker, where they can follow a personalized nutrition and physical activity plan and track their food intake and physical activities. New Case Studies. Each chapter contains case studies that connects personal health and exercise nutrition. Studies include real world examples that highlight application of dietary guidelines, weight control, body composition assessments, and practical physical activity recommendations. Striking full-color art program featuring more than 500 figures and images to bring the content to life. An accessible handbook approach makes detailed and challenging material more accessible. Focused organization. The book starts with coverage of the basic science of nutrition, builds on that, and ultimately applies the content to diverse exercise science contexts. Built-in learning aids. In every chapter, Test Your Knowledge assessments, Personal Health and Exercise Nutrition boxes, Connections to the Past features, Personal Health and Exercise Nutrition activities, Section Summaries, and Additional Insights help students master key content. FYIs interspersed throughout the text help bring timely examples to expand on information in the text. References include links to current research to help students expand on their knowledge and learning.



Perception Cognition and Decision Training

Perception  Cognition  and Decision Training Author Joan N. Vickers
ISBN-10 0736042563
Release 2007
Pages 267
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Joan Vickers presents evidence on gaze control within visual perception and action in sport as well as the science underlying decision training.



Monitoring Metabolic Status

Monitoring Metabolic Status Author Standing Committee on Military Nutrition Research
ISBN-10 9780309091596
Release 2004-07-29
Pages 468
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The U.S. military's concerns about the individual combat service member's ability to avoid performance degradation, in conjunction with the need to maintain both mental and physical capabilities in highly stressful situations, have led to and interest in developing methods by which commanders can monitor the status of the combat service members in the field. This report examines appropriate biological markers, monitoring technologies currently available and in need of development, and appropriate algorithms to interpret the data obtained in order to provide information for command decisions relative to the physiological "readiness" of each combat service member. More specifically, this report also provides responses to questions posed by the military relative to monitoring the metabolic regulation during prolonged, exhaustive efforts, where nutrition/hydration and repair mechanisms may be mismatched to intakes and rest, or where specific metabolic derangements are present.



The Physiology of Training

The Physiology of Training Author Gregory Whyte
ISBN-10 9780443101175
Release 2006
Pages 245
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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. A title in the Advances in Sport and Exercise Science series, it provides valuable, current information for those involved in sports science, coaching science, physical education, and health promotion. Highly respected researchers and practitioners in the field have come together to produce a text containing a wealth of knowledge and experience in dealing with training at the highest level of athletics. Drawing on all available research literature, this book offers a significant contribution to training physiology by providing an in-depth explanation of coaching science using both theoretical and practical models for training across a wide range of coaching disciplines. Presents comprehensive coverage of the physiology of training. Outstanding list of contributors, including Olympic and World Championship Medallists from a variety of sports. Theory presented is underscored by practical examples across a broad range of athletics, providing a special blend of information combined with practical application. Exclusive chapters address training and medical conditions, as well as training and the environment. Clearly organized structure allows rapid access to desired information, making it a prime resource and practical teaching tool.



Dr Nicholas Romanov s Pose Method of Running

Dr  Nicholas Romanov s Pose Method of Running Author Nicholas S. Romanov
ISBN-10 0972553762
Release 2002
Pages 315
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Running barefoot isn't as natural as we're led to believe. Recent studies have shown that up to 85% of runners get injured every year, how natural is that? The most important question that running "barefoot" or "naturally" doesn't address is how we should run. Repetitive ground impact forces are at the root of most running injuries. A 30 minute jog can log more than 5,000 foot strikes; its because of this volume of movement that efficient



The Pose Method of Triathlon Techniques

The Pose Method of Triathlon Techniques Author Nicholas Romanov
ISBN-10 9781934013021
Release 2008
Pages 356
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This how to book on triathlon techniques takes the guesswork out of your training and helps you to dramatically improve your performance. Pose Method of Triathlon Techniques introduces a uniform approach to three different sports and shows how to seamlessly blend them into one - triathlon. 2 Olympic Games and 4 National Teams later, Dr. Romanov offers you his insight and experience of over 35 years of working with athletes of all levels. Get clear, concise and pragmatic instruction on swimming, cycling and running techniques to improve your performance and to avoid injuries.