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The Science of Sport: Sprinting (Paperback)

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The Science of Sport: Sprinting examines the scientific principles that underpin the preparation and performance of athletics at all levels, from grassroots to Olympic competition. Drawing on the expertise of some of the world's leading coaches and sport science professionals, the book presents a detailed analysis of the latest evidence and explores the ways in which science has influenced, and subsequently improved, the sport of sprinting. By providing an overview of the principles of sport science and how these are applied in practice, the book is essential reading for students and academics, coaches and performers, physiotherapists, club doctors, and professional support staff working in the sport.

About the Author

Dr. Geoffrey K. Platt is an international coach, lecturer, and author. He is retained by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), and the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) to lecture on a wide range of subjects relating to High Performance Sport. He is a former principal lecturer in Sports Coaching Science.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781847979414
ISBN-10: 1847979416
Publisher: The Crowood Press
Publication Date: July 1st, 2015
Pages: 192
Language: English