Sports Training Principles : An Introduction to Sports Science, Paperback Book

Sports Training Principles : An Introduction to Sports Science Paperback


This is the new, fully revised, sixth edition of this ultimate reference tool for all coaches responsible for training athletes to fulfill their performance potential.

Written by world-renowned and highly sought after coach and President of the European Athletics Coaches Association, Frank W.

Dick, with contributions from Professor JOhn Brewer (St Mary's University, Twickenham, UK), Dr Penny Werthner (University of Calgary, Canada), Dr Scott Drawer (RFU, UK), Vern Gambetta (Sports Training Systems), Dr Cliff Mallett and Professor David Jenkins (University of Queensland, Australia), and Professor Timothy Noakes (University of Cape Town, South Africa), this textbook comprehensively covers the core aspects of sports coaching which can be applied to all sports and disciplines.

This new edition has been extensively revised to incorporate the latest theory and practice in sports training and coaching, with supplementary contributions from international experts.

The book covers the key sports science topics: Anatomy and physiology; Biomechanics, Psychology; Nutrition; Performance Analysis; Training; and Coaching methodsThis is a highly recommended resource for students of applied sports science, sports coaching, sports development, PE teachers, fitness advisers, coaches and athletes.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Sports training & coaching
  • ISBN: 9781472905277



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