Dr. Timothy Noakes is Discovery health professor of exercise and sports science at the University of Cape Town and director of the medical research council/UCT research unit for exercise science and sports medicine at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa in Newlands. Noakes received his MD from the University of Cape Town. He is a veteran of more than 70 marathons and ultramarathons. He is an editorial board member for many international sport science journals and a former president of the South African Sports Medicine Association. In 1999, he was elected as one of 22 founding members of the International Olympic Committee's Olympic Science Academy. Noakes is also a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. He and his wife, Marilyn Anne, reside in Cape Town, South Africa.
The end all and be all for running information. Training fads will come and go, but this book delves beyond the casual and often misinformed advice. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Hilario Magallanes
I've only skimmed the book haven't had a chance to read it cover to cover, but what I gave read I found helpful!!Published 2 months ago by Candace Klenk
comprehensive reference, not for the faint of heart. But if you like evidence based info, this is for you. Read morePublished 3 months ago by rmp
Great book! It covers almost all the aspects of running physiology and other related issues.Published 6 months ago by Rui Silva
This book is WAY bigger than I thought it would be. I didn't check the page count and for some reason I thought it would be a typical 200 page thing. It's a virtual encyclopedia. Read morePublished 6 months ago by MDF
For beginning marathoners, this is by NO means a book for you to find your answer to the perfect training (unless you are a marathon runner with an exercise science background). Read morePublished 9 months ago by gloveh09