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Description - Science in Elite Sport by Gerhard Zallinger

Elite athletes and their trainers are constantly attempting to fine tune performance. One hundreth of a second or an extra millimetre can make a huge difference to world rankings. The international Eurathlon Symposium 'Science in Elite Sport', held in March 1998, brought together experts from around the world with the aim of furthering collaboration between athletes and scientists working in the field of training in sport. Science in Elite Sport contains 3 keynote papers followed by ten contributions form invited speakers. Each chapter gels theory (sport science) with practice (training and performance) in order to demonstrate the impact science can have on performance at the elite level. Examples are given from key sports and in the context of specific countries within Europe. Disciplines covered include: *Sports medicine *Sports psychology *Physiotherapy *Organisation, infrastructure and financial aspects *Testing and implementation of training strategies This book will be of great value to any one studying sport science degree with the aim of entering into coaching or training. It will also be a key resource for those already involved in the implementation of coaching strategies at the elite level and also for athletes themselves.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780419245308
ISBN-10: 0419245308
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Spon Press
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Feb-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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