WILEY This title in the acclaimed Handbook of Sports Medicine and Sports Science provides a clearly presented 'one-stop' source of information on all aspects of the sport. The nutritional and training strategies in the book are aimed at improving a runner's performance, while the section on the medical care of the runner will help prevent injuries and aid in the correct diagnosis and management of basic athletic trauma. The text contains contributions from a team of world leaders in their respective fields to provide a truly international perspective on this sporting specialty.
Book News Written for a variety of professionals involved in the training and treatment of runners by an international team of sports medicine experts, this text covers the physiology and biochemistry of sprinting and distance running; the biomechanics of running; training for successful running performance; nutritional strategies and needs; and the medical problems associated with running. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)