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    Sports Training Principles: An Introduction to Sports Science (Paperback) By (author) OBE Dr. Frank W. Dick, Contributions by Professor Tim Noakes, Contributions by Dr. Penny Werthner, Contributions by Scott Drawer, Contributions by Vern Gambetta, Contributions by Cliff Mallett, Contributions by David Jenkins

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    DescriptionThis is the new, fully revised, sixth edition of this ultimate reference tool for all coaches responsible for training athletes to fulfill their performance potential. Written by world-renowned and highly sought after coach and President of the European Athletics Coaches Association, Frank W. Dick, with contributions from Dr Penny Werthner (University of Calgary, Canada), Scott Drawer (English Institute of Sport, UK), Vern Gambetta (USA Track & Field), Dr Cliff Mallett and Dr David Jenkins (University of Queensland, Australia), and Professor Timothy Noakes (University of Cape Town, South Africa), this textbook comprehensively covers the core aspects of sports coaching which can be applied to all sports and disciplines. This new edition has been extensively revised to incorporate the latest theory and practice in sports training and coaching, with supplementary contributions from international experts. The book covers the key sports science topics: Anatomy and physiology; Biomechanics, Psychology; Nutrition; Performance Analysis; Training; and Coaching methods This is a highly recommended resource for students of applied sports science, sports coaching, sports development, PE teachers, fitness advisers, coaches and athletes.


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    Title
    Sports Training Principles
    Subtitle
    An Introduction to Sports Science
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) OBE Dr. Frank W. Dick, Contributions by Professor Tim Noakes, Contributions by Dr. Penny Werthner, Contributions by Scott Drawer, Contributions by Vern Gambetta, Contributions by Cliff Mallett, Contributions by David Jenkins
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 448
    Width: 189 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 777 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781472905277
    ISBN 10: 147290527X
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.0
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: WSD
    Abridged Dewey: 610
    LC classification: RA
    B&T General Subject: 420
    BISAC V2.8: SPO046000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24410
    BISAC V2.8: SPO041000, SPO061000, HEA000000
    DC23: 796.077
    Thema V1.0: SCGP, SHB, SCG
    Edition
    6, Revised
    Edition statement
    6th Revised edition
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    Bloomsbury Sport
    Publication date
    09 October 2014
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    As one of the country's best and most consistently inspiring motivational speakers, Frank W. Dick OBE is the current President of the European Athletics Coaches Association, Member of the IAAF Coaches Commission, as well as Chair (and architect) of the IAAF Academy. From 1979 to 1994 he was the British Athletics Federation's Director of Coaching, where he was widely acknowledged as and remains one of the outstanding sports coaches and coach mentors in the world. With a history of sporting excellence through coaching some of the best talent, he has coached tennis star Boris Becker, German figure skater Katrina Witt, golfer Justin Rose and racing driver Gerhard Berger and is now a motivational speaker. With contributions from: Professor Timothy Noakes (University of Cape Town, South Africa), Dr Penny Werthner (University of Calgary, Canada), Scott Drawer (English Institute of Sport, UK), Vern Gambetta (USA Track & Field), and Dr Cliff Mallett and Dr David Jenkins (University of Queensland, Australia).