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Dragsters, Tiger Beetles, and Usain Bolt

Thomas W. Rowland

Thomas W. Rowland, MD, is a pediatric cardiologist at the Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. He is a professor of pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine and was a past adjunct professor of exercise science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. A graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School, Rowland is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology by the American Board of Pediatrics. Rowland, who has had more than 150 journal articles published, is the author of three books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Athlete's Clock : How Biology and Time Affect Sport Performance

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook

...How fast can it go? The jet plane, the drag racer, the world's fastest man? Human beings are driven by a passionate quest to push the limits of performance. This is nowhere more evident than in our love for speed. Call us 0-to-60 people...

Neural Mechanisms in Aerobic Endurance Training

Phillip F. Gardiner

Phillip F. Gardiner (born 1952) is an Australian former lightweight rower. He was an eight-time Australian national champion and won two bronze medals at World Rowing Championships. He made ten appearances for Australia at World Rowing Championships over the seventeen-year period from 1977 to 1994. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Advanced Neuromuscular Exercise Physiology : Advanced Exercise Physiology Series

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook

...It is increasingly recognized that many of the adaptations caused by aerobic-type exercise training that result in better endurance performance may reside at physiological levels other than muscle. Our progress in determining adaptations...

Tapering for Sprint and Power Events

Iñigo Mujika

Iñigo Mujika, PhD, is a lecturer in the department of physiology, faculty of medicine and odontology, at the University of the Basque Country in Leioa, Spain. Previously, Mujika was also the head of the department of research and development at the Spanish professional football team Athletic Club Bilbao. As a researcher, sport science practitioner, and coach, Mujika is widely considered one of the most respected experts on tapering and peaking for optimal performance. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance

Human Kinetics, 2009

Ebook

...Although the scientific knowledge about tapering and peaking for sprint and power events is less complete than that regarding endurance events, some valuable information has emerged in the last few years that can contribute to better...

Muscular Mechanisms in Aerobic Endurance Training

Phillip F. Gardiner

Phillip F. Gardiner (born 1952) is an Australian former lightweight rower. He was an eight-time Australian national champion and won two bronze medals at World Rowing Championships. He made ten appearances for Australia at World Rowing Championships over the seventeen-year period from 1977 to 1994. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Advanced Neuromuscular Exercise Physiology : Advanced Exercise Physiology Series

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook

...Most of what we know about endurance in general, and about the effects of aerobic endurance training in particular, concerns cardiovascular, respiratory, and muscular adaptations. Information regarding the latter has proliferated especially...

Night and Day

Thomas W. Rowland

Thomas W. Rowland, MD, is a pediatric cardiologist at the Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. He is a professor of pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine and was a past adjunct professor of exercise science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. A graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School, Rowland is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology by the American Board of Pediatrics. Rowland, who has had more than 150 journal articles published, is the author of three books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Athlete's Clock : How Biology and Time Affect Sport Performance

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook

...It is one of the most intriguing—and poorly understood—phenomena in all the biological sciences. In their physiological functions, all living beings exhibit rhythmicity that is closely linked to chronological time. This periodicity...