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Play on : the new science of elite performance at any age / Jeff Bercovici.

Bercovici, Jeff, (author.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780544809987
  • ISBN: 054480998X
  • ISBN: 9780241976289
  • ISBN: 0241976286
  • Physical Description: xxv, 260 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Racing against time : the physiology of the aging athlete -- Fresh is the new fit : a better way to think about conditioning -- Wrestling with giants : the surprising benefits of cross-training -- Trick the mind, train the body : how technology makes workouts smarter -- Ferraris and Toyotas : the science of efficient, injury-free movement -- The destiny in your cells : what genes have to say about finishing strong -- Consistency is a talent : the psychology of athletes who get better with age -- Slow is fast : strategy, complexity and the advantages of experience -- Careful what you swallow : the fads and the facts of career-extending nutrition -- The workout after the workout : why older athletes are behind recovery revolution -- Repair, replace, rejuvenate : sports surgery and the outer limits of human longevity.
Summary, etc.:
"A lively, thoroughly researched tour of the latest in fitness science and technology, and the strategies of elite and amateur athletes who are performing at peak levels for decades longer than before"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Physical fitness for older people.
Sports for older people.
Exercise for older people.
Aging > Physiological aspects.
Sports sciences.
SCIENCE > Life Sciences > Anatomy & Physiology (see also Life Sciences > Human Anatomy & Physiology)
Aging > Physiological aspects.
Exercise for older people.
Physical fitness for older people.
Sports for older people.
Sports sciences.
Genre: Nonfiction.