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Triathlon Science

Triathlon Science

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    Leave ’em in your wake, leave ’em in your trail, leave ’em in your dust. Get your brain as fit as your body and achieve your triathlon potential.

    Triathlon Science is packed with all the expertise you can handle, and more. From fine-tuning your physiology for each of the three disciplines to plotting the best race strategy for your fitness level, personal goals, and competitive conditions, you’ll find the insights and prescriptions typically available only from a top-level coach.

    With editors Joe Friel and Jim Vance and a who’s-who list of international experts on the sport, Triathlon Science offers you an unprecedented wealth of advanced yet accessible information on excelling in the sport.

    Table of Contents

    Contents

    Introduction: The Tri-Knowledge Advantage
    Joe Friel

    Part I Physical Attributes of Triathletes
    Chapter 1 Physiology and the Multisport Athlete
    Randall L. Wilber
    Chapter 2 Genetics and Inheritance in Triathlon Performance
    Ildus I. Ahmetov and Malcolm Collins
    Chapter 3 Gender and Age Considerations in Triathlon
    Romuald Lepers

    Part II Technical Execution and Efficiency in Each Event
    Chapter 4 Swimming Biomechanics for Triathlon
    David Pease
    Chapter 5 Cycling Biomechanics for Triathlon
    Jeff Broker and Sean Langlais
    Chapter 6 Running Biomechanics for Triathlon
    George Dallam

    Part III Environmental Factors and Equipment Options
    Chapter 7 In the Water
    Bruce Mason and Gina Sacilotto
    Chapter 8 On the Bike
    Jeff Broker and Sean Langlais
    Chapter 9 For the Run
    George Dallam
    Chapter 10 Triathlon Training Technologies
    Hunter Allen

    Part IV Physiological Function in Triathlon Training
    Chapter 11 Aerobic Capacity
    Ross Tucker
    Chapter 12 Economy
    Ross Tucker
    Chapter 13 Anaerobic Threshold
    Ross Tucker
    Chapter 14 Muscle Types and Triathlon Performance
    Ross Tucker
    Chapter 15 Fatigue Resistance and Recovery
    Ross Tucker

    Part V Training Modes and Methods for Triathletes
    Chapter 16 Warm-Up and Cool-Down
    David Warden
    Chapter 17 Flexibility and Core Strength
    David Warden
    Chapter 18 Strength Training
    David Warden
    Chapter 19 General and Specific Training
    David Warden
    hapter 20 Interval Training
    David Warden

    Part VI Training Strategies in Triathlon
    Chapter 21 Duration, Frequency, and Intensity
    Stephen McGregor
    Chapter 22 Periodization
    Stephen McGregor
    Chapter 23 Tapering and Peaking for Races
    Stephen McGregor
    Chapter 24 Physiology of Overtraining
    Matt Fitzgerald

    Part VII Training Base Building for Triathlon
    Chapter 25 Swim Base Building
    Jim Vance
    Chapter 26 Bike Base Building
    Neal Henderson
    Chapter 27 Run Base Building
    George Dallam

    Part VIII Multisport Event-Specific Training and Racing Tactics
    Chapter 28 Sprint
    Gale Bernhardt
    Chapter 29 Olympic
    Gale Bernhardt
    Chapter 30 Half-Ironman
    Gale Bernhardt
    Chapter 31 Ironman
    Gale Bernhardt
    Chapter 32 Duathlon
    Gale Bernhardt
    Chapter 33 Combination Workout Training
    Gale Bernhardt

    Part IX Sports Medicine for Triathletes
    Chapter 34 Triathlete Body Maintenance and Medical Care
    John Post
    Chapter 35 Triathlon Injuries and Preventive Measures
    Nate Koch
    Chapter 36 Triathlon Injury Recovery Techniques
    Nate Koch

    Part X Nutrition for Triathletes
    Chapter 37 Energy Needs, Sources, and Utilization
    Bob Seebohar
    Chapter 38 Nutrition Periodization
    Bob Seebohar
    Chapter 39 Nutrient Timing for Triathlon Training and Racing
    Bob Seebohar
    Chapter 40 Supplements for Triathletes
    Bob Seebohar

    Part XI Psychology of Multisport
    Chapter 41 Mental Toughness for Triathlon
    JoAnn Dahlkoetter
    Chapter 42 Psychology of Triathlon Training
    JoAnn Dahlkoetter
    Chapter 43 Mental Skills for Peak Triathlon Performance
    JoAnn Dahlkoetter

    Epilogue: The Application of Science in Triathlon
    Joe Friel

    References
    Index
    About the Editors
    About the Contributors

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