Taper or tapering has many definitions but if you get it right and it could be the difference between winning and losing. Tapering is common for athletes competing in a one-off event such as a marathon however it is also widely used in other sports.
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Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance explains current scientific data on tapering, physiological and psychological effects and how these effects relate to athletic performance.