Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance
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Description: 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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List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 5/4/2009
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
|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|