Running Science

Revealing the science of peak performance

John Brewer
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Running Science uncovers the fundamental science that underpins this ubiquitous sport, bringing together the study of biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, health and injury prevention, and the technical development of shoes and running surfaces: it's a complete reference.

Running can encompass the absolute extremes of human performance, from speed to endurance. Running Science uncovers the fundamental science that underpins this ubiquitous sport, bringing together the study of biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, health and injury prevention, and the technical development of shoes and running surfaces: it's a complete reference.

Author bio:

Professor Brewer began his career as Head of Human Performance for the Football Association, where he formed part of the support team for the 1990 Italian World Cup. Subsequently, Professor Brewer entered academia, undertaking senior leadership roles within the University of Bedfordshire. He has also held a number of significant Board level roles including Chair of the London Regional Sports Board, a Government appointed Non-Executive Director of UK Anti-Doping, Non-Executive Director of British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS), and Chair of British Ski and Snowboard. John, who is a keen runner and skier, specialises in research areas including fitness standards in the Police Service, sports nutrition, hydration, fitness testing and relative age effect in sport.

Category: Sport
ISBN: 9781782406501
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: Ivy Press
Pub Date: January 2020
Page Extent: 192
Format: Paperback
Subject: Marathon & cross-country running