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.
This book is not casual reading, but it has lots of good information.
This book covers everything from exercise physiology to different coaches' training methods to the history of the sport to injury prevention and treatment.
As the tagline suggests, this book is a MUST for the serious runner or coach.
Excellent book written by a very bright man. An essential book for anyone who is serious about running or just wants to know more about the sport.Published 17 hours ago by RunnerJ
How to review Tim Noakes' classic? A scientist above all, backed by his medical and sporting education, this makes his superbly-organized and wonderfully researched tome... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Philippe la Hausse de Lalouviere (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This is an important book as pertains to the history of running, but the science in it is not reliable. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Joe Dowgiallo
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 4 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 4 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 5 months ago by rmp