Marathon Running: Physiology, Psychology, Nutrition and Training Aspects

Editors: Zinner, Christoph, Sperlich, Billy (Eds.)

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  • Comprehensive composition of scientific and practical aspects of marathon running and training
  • Deep physiological insights with regards to marathon running and training
  • Indications/Tips for good performance during marathon races and training in many different fields (physiology, thermoregulation, nutrition, psychology, gender, and ages)
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About this book

The book contains recent research about physiology, psychology, nutrition and training aspects of Marathon Running of different age, gender and performance level. The basic knowledge of marathon running with explanations of the physiological and psychological mechanisms induced by marathon training with the associated adaptations and subsequent improved physiological capacities are presented in a reader friendly format for researchers and practitioners. The book includes a full range of useful practical knowledge, as well as trainings principles to guide the reader to run marathon faster. After reading the book the reader is able to develop training plans and owns the knowledge about up-to-date scientific results in the fields of physiology, psychology, nutrition in marathon running.

About the authors

Christoph Zinner received his doctorate in Exercise Science at the German Sport University Cologne in 2013. He then served as post-doctoral researcher at the Swedish Winter Sport Research Center in Östersund, Sweden. Since 2015 he is research associate at the Department of Sport Science at the Julius Maximilians University Würzburg, Germany. His research interests are mainly in exercise and training science and the influence of external stimuli on physical performance of athletes.

Billy Sperlich was appointed at several institues at the German Sport University in Cologne form 2002 to 2010. After graduating from doctoral studies in training science and cardiology in 2007 he conducted post-doc studies at Mid Sweden University in 2007-2010 and appointed a junior professorship at University of Wuppertal in 2010. In 2012 he was then employed as full professor at Julius-Maximilians University in Würzburg leading the “Integrative and Experimental Training Science (INTEX)”. His research interests include exercise physiology, sports medicine, rehabilitation medicine, human biology, and he has published widely in these areas.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-29728-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $199.99
price for USA in USD
Softcover $139.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Marathon Running: Physiology, Psychology, Nutrition and Training Aspects
Editors
  • Christoph Zinner
  • Billy Sperlich
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-29728-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-29728-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-29726-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-80636-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
V, 171
Number of Illustrations
18 b/w illustrations, 7 illustrations in colour
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