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Running Science


Genes and Running Performance
Environmental factors and the physiological variables associated with performance are so complex that there is a tendency for many to take the simplistic view that genes are dominant in determining running success.
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The Predictive Power of vV·O2max
To begin to comprehend the lack of predictive power of V·O2max in contrast to that of vV·O2max, consider an extremely well-trained runner who happens to have large, clunky feet.
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Training Regimens from Racing Greats
Examining the history of mile and 1,500-meter training is useful to modern runners and coaches because it helps provide an understanding of why mile or 1,500 meter performances have improved so dramatically over the years.
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Strength Training for Runners – The Six-Way Lunge With Arm Drop
This exercise strengthens and stretches the hamstrings and gluteal muscles in all three key planes of motion: sagittal, frontal, and transverse.
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Running Science
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Running boasts millions of enthusiasts worldwide. For those serious runners, Owen Anderson offers the most comprehensive title revealing the hard science behind better performance. His book synthesizes the latest research on topics like physiology, biomechanics, medicine, genetics, biology, psychology, and training and offers prescriptive advice.

© 2013
Book   608 pages
ISBN-13: 9780736074186

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