Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance

ISBN-10: 0736074848

ISBN-13: 9780736074841

Edition: 2009

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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.
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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: 1.342
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
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