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Author Wilber, Randall L., 1954-

Title Altitude training and athletic performance / Randall L. Wilber
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2004]


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 MELB  613.711 Wil/Ata  LOST AND PAID
Description xxiv, 240 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction: A Brief History of Altitude Training -- Pt. I. The Science of Altitude Training -- Ch. 1. Potential Physiological Benefits of Altitude Training -- Ch. 2. Physiological Responses and Limitations at Altitude -- Pt. II. Altitude Training and Athletic Performance -- Ch. 3. Performance at Sea Level Following Altitude Training -- Ch. 4. Performance at Altitude Following Acclimatization -- Pt. III. Practical Application of Altitude Training -- Ch. 5. Altitude Training Programs of Successful Coaches and Athletes -- Ch. 6. Current Practices and Trends in Altitude Training -- Ch. 7. Recommendations and Guidelines
Summary "This book is a thorough review and reference for students and sport scientists. It's also a valuable guide for coaches and athletes who include altitude training in their overall training program. One of the few books devoted entirely to the subject, Altitude Training and Athletic Performance provides cutting-edge scientific information and practical applications pertinent to this interesting and controversial training method."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Altitude, Influence of.
Physical education and training.
LC no. 2003014329
ISBN 0736001573 (hardcover)