Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance expands on the popular first edition, providing an in-depth discussion of physiological adaptation to exercise. Students will learn the importance of an evidence-based approach in prescribing exercise, while sports medicine professionals and health care providers will appreciate using the text as a primary reference on conditioning and performance of athletes. A range of topics are covered, including environmental influences on performance, hydration status, sport nutrition, sport supplements and performance-enhancing drugs Additions to this second edition focus on cutting-edge knowledge in sport science and sports medicine, including the latest information on physiological adaptations to exercise, current trends for training for power, speed and agility, sport supplementation and performance-enhancing drugs and groundbreaking information on training in heat and cold and at altitude.
Jay Hoffman is professor of sport and exercise science at the University of Central Florida. Long recognized as an expert in the field of exercise physiology, Hoffman has more than 190 publications in refereed journals, book chapters, and books, and he has lectured at more than 370 national and international conferences and meetings. A former professional athlete, Hoffman has coached elite athletes and conducted research on them throughout his professional career.
Part I: Physiological Adaptations to Exercise; Part II: Exercise Training Principles and Prescriptions; Part III: Nutrition, Fluid Regulation, and Nutritional Supplementation; Part IV: Environmental Factors; Part V: Medical and Health Conditions.