the biochemical basis of sports performance

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The Biochemical Basis Of Sports Performance

Author : Ronald J Maughan
ISBN : 9780199208289
Genre : Education
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Sports performance is all about skill, strength, speed, power, and endurance; but what governs these attributes, what limits them, and how can they be improved? Heredity, appropriate training, and diet each contribute to overall performance, but optimizing those attributes most important in a given sport requires an understanding of the processes occurring at the molecular and cellular level. To develop this understanding, the book describes how the biochemicalprocesses underpinning energy provision relate to performance in different sports events, and how, in turn, they can be affected by diet and adptation in reponse to training.

The Biochemical Basis Of Sports Performance

Author : Ron J. Maughan
ISBN : 0199269246
Genre : Medical
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This accessible introduction, aimed at students of exercise science - looks at those aspects of biochemistry which are important to exercise science - a complex and often misunderstood area.

Biochemistry For Sport And Exercise Metabolism

Author : Donald MacLaren
ISBN : 9780470091845
Genre : Medical
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"This book will provide them with the basics of the subject presented in a clear, accessible style placed firmly within a sporting context"--Provided by publisher.

Exercise Biochemistry

Author : Vassilis Mougios
ISBN : 0736056386
Genre : Medical
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Describes how, at the molecular level, exercise affects the functioning of humans and animals. This book covers the principles of biochemistry that are then applied to be the excitation of the nervous and muscular system when producing muscular contraction. It also discusses exercise modulation of metabolism.

The Physiology Of Training For High Performance

Author : Duncan MacDougall
ISBN : 9780199650644
Genre : Medical
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Underpinned by an understanding of the mechanisms behind adaptation—and thoroughly supported by scientific research—this title provides the information necessary to decide on the most effective way to improve performance.

Biochemistry Of Exercise And Training

Author : Ron J. Maughan
ISBN : OCLC:634091752
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Bios Instant Notes In Sport And Exercise Biomechanics

Author : Paul Grimshaw
ISBN : 9781135320331
Genre : Science
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Instant Notes Sport and Exercise Biomechanics provides a comprehensive overview of the key concepts in exercise and sport biomechanics. The kinematics of motion are reviewed in detail, outlining the physics of motion. Mechanical characteristics of motion, the mechanisms of injury, and the analysis of the sport technique provides a source of valuable information.

Gene Doping In Sports

Author : Angela J. Schneider
ISBN : 0080463479
Genre : Science
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Advances in genetics have begun to deliver on their promise of new and improved approaches to the prevention and treatment of human disease, including the gene-based therapeutics. The international sports community has begun to recognize the potential harmful use of gene transfer technology by athletes. The task of monitoring and controlling sports doping must be a truly cooperative effort, involving the cooperation of a range of local, national, and international organizations. There are very serious broad social and ethical issues at stake that relate to our definition of sports and its role in our society, as well as the social and ethical principles that are challenged or breached through sport doping, determining which forms of performance enhancement – in sport or any other realm of human activity – are acceptable, and what makes the enhancement of sport performance different from enhancement in other areas of human activity (e.g., cosmetic surgery, mood and learning enhancement through drugs, and drug-based “treatment of physical and intellectual changes in normal aging process). This book tackles all these issues and more, serving as the first such focused treatment of this increasingly important topic, which has broad-based implications for science, medicine, sports, and society.

Monitoring Training And Performance In Athletes

Author : McGuigan, Mike
ISBN : 9781492535201
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes provides practitioners with the information needed in order to oversee an athlete monitoring system and to collect, analyze, and interpret monitoring data so that training programs can be adjusted to achieve optimal athlete preparation and performance.

Biochemical Monitoring Of Sport Training

Author : A. A. Viru
ISBN : 0736003487
Genre : Medical
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This text pairs in-depth explanations of what happens biochemically while athletes perform with practical suggestions for how to actually biochemically monitor athletes yourself.

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