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Meal Planning for Endurance Athletes

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 Chapter

...In 2011, 1.3 million pounds of pasta were sold in American grocery stores. If lined up, 1.3 million pounds of 16-ounce spaghetti packages would circle the Earth’s equator almost nine times.Source: Agricultural Council of America...
...The process of motor skill acquisition has traditionally been viewed as a gradual change in the organization of movement patterns leading to automatic performance, increased effectiveness, and adaptability (Clark 1995; Magill 2001...

Road Cycling

Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training

Human Kinetics, 2019

Ebook Chapter

...Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images Performance Demands of Road Cycling This chapter describes the sport of professional road cycling, discussing the various factors of importance for success, and how high-intensity interval training (HIIT...

Nordic Walking

Teaching Lifetime Outdoor Pursuits

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.Nordic walking is basically walking with poles, though not just any poles will do. Nordic walking requires specifically designed Nordic walking poles. Why you have to use special...

Athlete Monitoring Guidelines for Individual Sports

Mike McGuigan

Auckland University of Technology Auckland, New Zealand Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook Chapter

...This chapter presents unique information about athlete monitoring in individual sports. Because individualized approaches to monitoring are critical, the principles discussed throughout this book can be readily applied in these types...

Speed and Agility Development

Jay Hoffman

Jay Hoffman, PhD, is the director of the Institute of Exercise Physiology and Wellness and a professor of sport and exercise science at the University of Central Florida. He is also the chair of the education and human sciences department. Long recognized as an expert in the field of exercise physiology, Hoffman has more than 190 publications in refereed journals, book chapters, and books, and he has lectured at more than 370 national and international conferences and meetings. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance

Human Kinetics, 2002

Ebook Chapter

...After reading this chapter you should be able to do the following:Understand the interaction of stride length and stride rate with regard to speed.Develop a training program to enhance speed development.Develop a training program to enhance...

Factors in Maximal Hypertrophic Development

Brad Schoenfeld

Brad Schoenfeld, PhD, CSCS, CSPS, FNSCA, is widely regarded as one of the leading strength and fitness experts in the United States. He has published more than 80 peer-reviewed scientific papers and serves on the editorial advisory boards for several journals, including the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research and Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. He is an assistant professor of exercise science at Lehman College in the Bronx, New York, and heads their human performance laboratory. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy

Human Kinetics, 2016

Ebook Chapter

...A number of population-specific factors affect skeletal muscle mass and the hypertrophic response to resistance exercise. Of particular note in this regard are genetics, age, sex, and training experience. This chapter provides an overview...

Endurance Training

Jay Hoffman

Jay Hoffman, PhD, is the director of the Institute of Exercise Physiology and Wellness and a professor of sport and exercise science at the University of Central Florida. He is also the chair of the education and human sciences department. Long recognized as an expert in the field of exercise physiology, Hoffman has more than 190 publications in refereed journals, book chapters, and books, and he has lectured at more than 370 national and international conferences and meetings. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance

Human Kinetics, 2002

Ebook Chapter

...After reading this chapter you should be able to do the following:Understand physiological adaptations resulting from endurance training.Discuss factors related to endurance performance with specific emphasis on aerobic capacity.Explain...