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Author Richardson, Sean O., 1972-

Title Overtraining athletes : personal journeys in sport / Sean O. Richardson, Mark B. Andersen, Tony Morris
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2008]


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 MELB  613.711 Ric/Oap  Unavailable C19
Description xvii, 205 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents Preface: Reading This Book -- Pt. I. What We Know So Far -- Ch. 1. Introduction to Research and Terminology in Overtraining: Introduction to Overtraining -- Ch. 2. How Big Is It? The Prevalence and Manifestation of Overtraining -- Ch. 3. What Brings It On? Risk Factors for Overtraining -- Pt. II. What the Experts Have to Say -- Ch. 4. Coaches' and Sport Scientists' Views on Risk Factors -- Ch. 5. Burnt Cookies: Conversations With an Exercise Physiologist -- Ch. 6. Sport Systems Can Damage: Conversations With a Sport Psychologist -- Pt. III. What Can We Learn From Athletes? -- Ch. 7. The Pathogenic World of Professional Sport: Steve's Tale -- Ch. 8. A Case of Olympic Seduction: John's Tale -- Ch. 9. The Perfect Girl: Jane's Tale -- Ch. 10. The Perfect Boy: The Author's Tale -- Pt. IV. Past Models and Current Conceptions -- Ch. 11. Models of Overtraining: Then and Now -- Ch. 12. Afterword: Where to From Here?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-197) and index
Subject Athletes -- Training of.
Athletes -- Psychology.
Physical education and training.
Sports -- Psychological aspects.
Sports -- Physiological aspects.
Sports medicine.
Author Andersen, Mark B., 1951-
Morris, Tony, 1950-
LC no. 2007048251
ISBN 9780736067874 (soft cover : alk. paper)
0736067876 (soft cover : alk. paper)