Sports Physiology for Coaches

Sports Physiology for Coaches
  • ISBN: 9780736051729
  • Author: Brian J. Sharkey; Steven E. Gaskill
    Format: Paperback
    Publication Date: Mar 2006
    Reading Age: From 18 To 99
Price: £29.99


Useful as a textbook for students on coaching courses, this text also serves as a reference for coaches, physical education teachers and health and fitness professionals. It explains the principles of muscular and energy fitness training, and describes the step-by-step procedures to follow in applying the principles to a variety of sport programmes. It features a reader-friendly organisation that includes learning objectives introducing each chapter, sport-specific examples of key concepts and principles, chapter summaries, review questions, and key terms. It also features real-life scenarios that illustrate how concepts discussed in the chapter can be applied in practice, and a comprehensive glossary.