Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance

ISBN-10: 0736074848

ISBN-13: 9780736074841

Edition: 2009

List price: $32.00 Buy it from $14.89
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy


Offers an in-depth guide to the science, strategy, and program design of the tapering phase of training. Presents current scientific data on workout intensity and duration, it's physiological and psychological effects, and how these effects relate to athletic performance. Includes insights into how 16 internationally known coaches and athletes have used the science to succeed in major international competitions. Contains sport-specific strategies for individual endurance sports, sprint and power events, precision sports, and team sports.
New Starting from $26.53
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Terminology Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Math Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 5/4/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Basics of Tapering
Taper-Associated Cardiorespiratory and Metabolic Changes
Taper-Associated Biochemical, Hormonal, Immunological Changes
Taper-Associated Psychological Changes
Reduction of the Training Load
Designing the Taper for Performance Improvements
Insights From Mathematical Modeling
Unique Aspects of Team Sport Tapering
Tapering for Individual Endurance Sports
Tapering for Sprint and Power Events
Tapering for Precision Sports
Tapering for Team Sports
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.