Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 May 2010

336 Pages | 110 line illustrations


ISBN: 9780199208289

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The Biochemical Basis of Sports Performance

Second Edition

Ronald J Maughan and Michael Gleeson

  • Provides a valuable insight into the relevance of metabolism to sports performance, clearly describing the biochemical processes specific to different sports
  • Unique structure organizes the subject by sporting event to represent the differing needs of athletes
  • Underlying principles of biochemistry adeptly explained, eliminating the need for additional biochemistry texts
  • Online Resource Centre features additional resources for lecturers and students to enhance the educational value of the text

New to this Edition:

  • New Techniques and Leaders in the Field features to furnish the reader with technical and background information
  • Increased coverage of limitations to performance and molecular techniques
  • New two colour design enlivens the text and improves the clarity of illustrations
  • Online resources expanded to include news updates

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