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Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training

Human Kinetics, 2019

Ebook

...Cameron Spencer/Getty Images Performance Demands of Rowing This chapter describes the sport of elite rowing, the various factors that are important for success in the standard Olympic distance 2000 m event, and how high-intensity interval...

Sporting Life as Consumption, Fashion, and Display—The Pastimes of the Rich

Sport in America : From Colonial Leisure to Celebrity Figures and Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook

...It has been argued that the newly emerging class of extravagantly rich Americans whose wealth was rooted in industrial capitalism came to challenge the role of social leadership and political power of the traditional American gentility...

Rowing and Open Water Swimming

Suzanne Girard Eberle

Suzanne Girard Eberle, MS, RDN, CSSD, is a board-certified sports dietitian and Intuitive Eating coach who counsels active people of all shapes, sizes, and athletic abilities on mastering high-performance eating habits. She’s a lifelong carrot cake connoisseur, too. Girard Eberle’s first career was as an elite professional runner. She’s a USA Track and Field 5,000-meter champion with a mile PR of 4:28, and she represented the United States on three national teams. Today, she includes competitive road cycling and hiking among her favorite sports. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Endurance Sports Nutrition

Human Kinetics, 2014

Ebook

...Ultramarathon swimmer Jamie Patrick’s menu for his Swimming California adventure, a 111-mile (180 km), 31-hour charity swim down the Sacramento River from Princeton to Sacramento’s Tower Bridge: turkey sandwiches with no dressing or cheese...

Burnout in Athletes and Coaches

Emotions in Sport

Human Kinetics, 2000

Ebook

...This chapter addresses burnout in athletes and coaches from a biopsychological perspective, explaining the complex relationships between mood, staleness, overtraining, stress, coping, recovery, and symptoms. This approach has much in common...

The Perfect Boy

Sean O. Richardson

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Sean O. Richardson, PhD, completed his doctoral work in sport psychology at Victoria University (Melbourne, Australia) in 2006. His dissertation research focused on the risk factors for athletic overtraining, stress–life imbalance, and injury. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark B. Andersen

Mark B. Andersen, PhD, is an adjunct professor at Halmstad University in Sweden. He lives in Australia and collaborates intercontinentally with his Swedish colleagues in the areas of research, training, and supervision in applied sport and exercise psychology. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tony Morris

Tony Morris, PhD, is a professor in the School of Human Movement, Recreation and Performance at Victoria University (Melbourne, Australia). He received his doctoral degree from the University of Leeds in England in 1984. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Overtraining Athletes : Personal Journeys in Sport

Human Kinetics, 2008

Ebook

...In this final chapter of part III, Tony and Mark asked Sean to write some more about himself, to tell his story. We warned him that he might have to get relatively naked in front of the readers and reveal his frailties. Standing before...

New Identities and Expanding Modes of Sport in the Gilded Age, 1870–1890

Gerald R. Gems

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Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

...After reading this chapter, you will have learned about the following:The relationship between urbanization and sporting cultureThe development of sport forms specific to social class and ethnicityThe development and growth...

Endurance

Heidi Skolnik

Heidi Skolnik, MS, CDN, FACSM, is the president of Nutrition Conditioning, Inc., a nutrition consulting practice. She has master’s degrees in exercise science and human nutrition. She is also a New York State certified nutritionist, a fellow with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and a certified ACSM health fitness instructor. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Andrea Chernus

Andrea Chernus, MS, RD, CDE, is a registered dietitian and New York State certified dietitian and nutritionist. She holds a master’s degree in nutrition and exercise physiology from Columbia University in New York. She maintains a full-time private practice on the upper west side in New York City, where she sees many athletes and performers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook

...Endurance athletes participate in distance running, cycling, distance swimming, rowing, race walking, cross-country skiing, triathlon, or any other continuous aerobic activity. Following the NTP is crucial when training on a daily basis...

Power

David H. Fukuda

David H. Fukuda, PhD, CSCS,*D, CISSN, is an associate professor and head of the division of kinesiology at the University of Central Florida. He was previously an assistant professor at Creighton University and a research assistant at the University of Oklahoma, where he earned his doctorate in exercise physiology. His research interests include the development of performance-based testing methodologies, the analysis of physiological profiles in athletes, and the assessment of adaptations to exercise training and nutritional interventions for various populations. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Assessments for Sport and Athletic Performance

Human Kinetics, 2019

Ebook

...“It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.”While muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance are physical qualities commonly...

Rise of Rationalized and Modern Sport, 1850–1870

Gerald R. Gems

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Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

...After reading this chapter, you will have learned about the following:Factors shaping the rise of modern sport in the middle years of the nineteenth century in the United StatesSpecific ways in which social class shaped the organization...

Cardiorespiratory Fitness

David H. Fukuda

David H. Fukuda, PhD, CSCS,*D, CISSN, is an associate professor and head of the division of kinesiology at the University of Central Florida. He was previously an assistant professor at Creighton University and a research assistant at the University of Oklahoma, where he earned his doctorate in exercise physiology. His research interests include the development of performance-based testing methodologies, the analysis of physiological profiles in athletes, and the assessment of adaptations to exercise training and nutritional interventions for various populations. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Assessments for Sport and Athletic Performance

Human Kinetics, 2019

Ebook

...“If we have data, let’s look at data. If all we have are opinions, let’s go with mine.”Although cardiorespiratory fitness provides a general indication of health and the ability of the heart, lungs, and muscles to use oxygen, it is also...