- Paperback: 804 pages
- Publisher: Human Kinetics (Trade); 3rd edition (April 1991)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 088011438X
- ISBN-13: 978-0880114387
- Product Dimensions: 2 x 6 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.9 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,364,270 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Top Customer Reviews
This book is certainly not a quick recipe. It takes time to digest the material. If you enjoy reading, it is a plus. I have read some section multiple times. Another very good running book that takes much less time to read is Daniels' Running Formula by Jack Daniels that is geared more toward elite runners, but still very helpful for midpack runners like me.
Also if you are studying exercise physiology or sports science, biomechanics etc. it has loads of references which are great to sling in the back of the bibliography...ooophs.
Finally I have a library of over 200 running books and if I had to take one to my grave this would be it.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
THE running reference book. If you're serious about the science of running, this will serve you throughout your career.Published 9 months ago by timothy tatkovsky
What can I say about this book that hasn't already been said? I think it's about three pounds of fascinating knowledge about the physiology of running.Published 20 months ago by Cassi Chouinard
Anyone that has a science background, and wants to cut though all they hype, and actually learn about running, this is the book for you. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Lorin
This certainly is a comprehensive book about running but I wouldn't call it THE book like many people have. Read morePublished on August 3, 2000 by -