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Author Dick, Frank W., author.

Title Sports training principles / Frank W. Dick
Edition 6th edition
Published London : Bloomsbury, 2014
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Description xii, 420 pages : illustrations (black and white)
Notes Previous edition: London: A. & C. Black, 2007
Written by the President of the European Athletics Coaches Association, this book provides a reference on training theory and practice for all who accept and pursue responsibility for developing athletes to fulfil their performance potential. This is the new, fully revised, sixth edition of this ultimate reference tool for all coaches responsible for training athletes to fulfill their performance potential. Written by world-renowned and highly sought after coach and President of the European Athletics Coaches Association, Frank W. Dick, with contributions from Professor JOhn Brewer (St Mary's University, Twickenham, UK), Dr Penny Werthner (University of Calgary, Canada), Dr Scott Drawer (RFU, UK), Vern Gambetta (Sports Training Systems), Dr Cliff Mallett and Professor David Jenkins (University of Queensland, Australia), and Professor Timothy Noakes (University of Cape Town, South Africa), this textbook comprehensively covers the core aspects of sports coaching which can be applied to all sports and disciplines. This new edition has been extensively revised to incorporate the latest theory and practice in sports training and coaching, with supplementary contributions from international experts. The book covers the key sports science topics: Anatomy and physiology; Biomechanics, Psychology; Nutrition; Performance Analysis; Training; and Coaching methods This is a highly recommended resource for students of applied sports science, sports coaching, sports development, PE teachers, fitness advisers, coaches and athletes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available in printed form ISBN 9781472905277
Subject Coaching (Athletics)
Physical education and training.
Track and field athletes -- Training of
Biomechanics, human kinetics.
Coaching (Athletics)
Physical education and training.
Popular medicine & health.
Sports psychology.
Sports training & coaching.
Track and field athletes -- Training of.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1472905288
Other Titles VLEbooks