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Science of Sport: Squash

By Stafford Murray

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ISBN: 9781785001796
PUBLISHED: 18/05/2016
PAGES: 240
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 242x172 mm
INSIDE: 55 Colour photographs 22 Diagrams 10 Graphs 36 Tables

The Science of Sport series is essential reading for students, coaches and performers, physiotherapists, club doctors and professional support staff working in sport. The Science of Sport: Squash offers both scientific research and athlete testimonials to show that squash is one of the most physically demanding, mentally draining, and tactically challenging sports in the world. Success in this sport requires extreme levels of fitness, optimal and specific strength, relentless psychological toughness, intelligent tactical prowess, and sublime technical proficiency.

Key topics covered include:

  • How sports science has developed in squash and how it is deployed by elite players and coaches
  • Case studies and testimonials from some of the world's greatest players and coaches highlighting the value and impact of sports science in elite squash
  • Sports science methodologies and interventions that all players and coaches can use to enhance the physical, mental, technical and tactical attributes required to succeed in squash

Forewords by Jonah Barrington and Peter Nicol MBE

"Stafford and his team have pulled together the most comprehensive book on the Science of Squash in history. This is a must read for all academics, coaches, players and squash fans alike." Nick Matthew OBE, three times World Champion and three times Commonwealth Gold Medallist

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" Complies current research and best practices to understand the physical and mental aspects as the game develops. An exceptional help for coaches and players. "
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Posted By: Brad

" This book encompasses all that is relevant to our wonderful game. It sets out with forensic analyses and fascinating case studies from a litany of highly regarded experts, to give the most excellent must-have guide for the players, coaches and, of course, academics and reaches into the very core of squash. John Barrington - International Squash magazine "
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Reviewed By: International Squash Magazine

" The Science of Sport is a valuable place to go if you would like your squash studies digested for you. "
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Reviewed By: Squash Magazine

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