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Preparing for game day. Track & Field : conditioning for greatness
Preparing for game day. Track & Field : conditioning for greatness
Douglas, Peter2018
Running, jumping and throwing faster, higher and farther than your opponents. These are the measures of track and field, the world s oldest sport. Since the beginning of recorded time, humans have been running footraces against each other. In today's modern sport, athletes need to prepare well to compete at their best. Different track and field events require different types of preparation. Sprinters like Usain Bolt want to build fast twitch muscle. Distance runners like Genzebe Dibaba build endurance, and hammer throwers like Anita Wlodarczyk work on upper body strength. Read tips from pros like these and many others to help you prepare to compete at your best.
Broomall, Pennsylvania : Mason Crest, 2018
80 pages : color pictures ; 24 cm.
Includes index and glossary.Includes bibliographic references.
Meet day -- The right mind-set -- Training for success -- Taking care of the body: injuries and nutrition -- Track and field: from marathon to the modern olympics and measuring the future.
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LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Beaumaris LibraryJunior Make and DoJ 796 DOUAvailable