Scientific evidence explains why the taper is important in training programs.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance
Bob Bowman, most recently known for his successful coaching of Michael Phelps in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, offers advice on the planning phase of tapering for elite swimmers.
Advanced Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology eBook
Aerobic exercise training has a variety of hemostatic effects that together provide a cardioprotective effect
The Athlete's Clock
Studies indicate a disproportionate number of professional athletes are born in the first quarter of the year, and grow up in cities with populations less than 500,000 but greater than 10,000.
Advanced Exercise Endocrinology eBook
In the United States and Europe, between 5% and 8% of the adult population is estimated to suffer from T2D, and in genetically prone subpopulations, the prevalence may be as high as approximately 50% (Fr�sig & Richter, 2009).
Physiological Tests for Elite Athletes 2nd Edition eBook
A variety of measurement approaches have been used to examine the anticipatory skill (i.e., advance information usage patterns) of elite and subelite performers involved in �open,� interceptive sport skills.
Recovery for Performance in Sport eBook
The water-immersion recovery technique consists of covering part of the body, or the whole body, in water.
Clinical Exercise Physiology 3rd Edition eBook
Individuals are diagnosed with ID based on intelligence and mental ability and adaptive skills.
History of Exercise Physiology eBook
In 1719, Friedrich Hoffmann (1660-1742), a physician from Halle, obtained his doctoral degree with experimental investigations about the effects of physical exercise on the human cardiovascular system and on digestion.
Clinical Exercise Physiology-3rd Edition
Initially, exercise and physical activity should focus on cardiovascular (i.e., aerobic) modes.