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The Athlete’s Clock reveals how the central nervous system dictates how fast an athlete runs, how the complex sequence of muscle activation and its tempo can be tuned for optimal performance and how athletes can use their biological clocks to their advantage.
An outstanding introduction to the multifaceted roles of sport and physical activity in society and the perfect tool for examining sport from a critical perspective.
People can typically lose up to 30% of their muscle strength between the ages of 50 and 70 years and maintaining muscle strength in old age is enormously important in order to maintain mobility and lead an independent life.
Anyone, from everyday exercisers to elite athletes can learn how to use breathing training to increase power and comfort, improve performance, accelerate recovery and reduce injury risk.
Doctors in Manchester and Glasgow have begun treating asthma patients with a pioneering treatment described as having the effect of “melting away” muscle in the airways.
Four Secondary schools could carry the Olympic Flame in the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay and 12 primary schools could win tickets to the London 2012 Games for pupils and teachers.
This practical book promotes a high level of creativity designed to stimulate innovative advances among dance students from secondary school to university.