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.



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
Author(s) Joe Friel and Jim Vance
Book Bound No
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