This book is the one-stop source for all you need to know about the science of running. Acclaimed experts share nutritional and training strategies for improved performance, as well as medical advice for injury prevention, diagnosis, and management. The physiology, biochemistry and biomechanics of running are also discussed in detail. Charts, pictures and illustrations are integrated throughout to clarify important concepts. Current and comprehensive, it is essential reading for athletes, physicians, coaches and physical therapists.
The latest in the acclaimed Handbook of Sports Medicine series, Handbook on Running is endorsed by the International Amateur Athletic Federation and published in conjuction with the International Olympic Medical Committee. Handbook on Running will help you train like an Olympian.