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Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance expands on the popular first edition, providing an in-depth discussion of physiological adaptation to exercise. Students will learn the importance of an evidence-based approach in prescribing exercise, while sports medicine professionals and health care providers will appreciate using the text as a primary reference on conditioning and performance of athletes. A range of topics are covered, including environmental influences on performance, hydration status, sport nutrition, sport supplements and performance-enhancing drugs Additions to this second edition focus on cutting-edge knowledge in sport science and sports medicine, including the latest information on physiological adaptations to exercise, current trends for training for power, speed and agility, sport supplementation and performance-enhancing drugs and groundbreaking information on training in heat and cold and at altitude.

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General Information  
Author(s)Jay Hoffman
PublisherHuman Kinetic
Edition2
ISBN9781450442244
Pages520
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearMarch 2014