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Published: 15 July 2010

320 Pages | 110 line illus.

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199208289

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The Biochemical Basis of Sports Perfomance

Second Edition

Robert 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 Techniques and Leaders in the Field features to furnish the reader with technical and background information
  • Literature link feature encourages students to engage with primary literature and develop critical thinking and reading skills
  • New two colour design enlivens the text and improves the clarity of illustrations
  • Online resources expanded to include news updates and an extended case study

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