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Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: The Science of Rugby is the only book to examine the scientific principles underpinning the preparation of rugby players for high performance. Drawing on the very latest scientific evidence, and covering both codes (union and league), the book explores every aspect of training and in-match performance and introduces best practice by leading coaches and sports science professionals from around the rugby world. The book covers key topics such as: Performance analysis Monitoring match and training demands Periodization and training plans Metabolic conditioning Strength and power training Speed and agility training Management of fatigue Managing and preventing injury Psychological preparation Biomechanics Nutrition Talent identification and youth development Each chapter includes an extensive case-study that demonstrates how scientific principles have been applied in practice, as well as reflections from leading coaches on how they have incorporated sport science into their performance programmes.No other book bridges the gap between theory and applied practice in rugby, from grass roots to elite international level, and therefore this is essential reading for any student, researcher, sport science support officer, coach, physiotherapist or clinician with an interest in the game. Bookseller Inventory #

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The Science of Rugby is the only book to examine the scientific principles underpinning the preparation of rugby players for high performance. Drawing on the very latest scientific evidence, and covering both codes (union and league), the book explores every aspect of preparation and performance that introduces best practice by leading coaches and sports science professionals from around the rugby world.

The book covers key topics such as:

    • Physical preparation and conditioning
    • Strength and power training
    • Monitoring match and training demands
    • Match-day strategies for enhancing physical and technical performance
    • Management of fatigue and recovery
    • Training and playing in the heat
    • Travel and jet lag
    • Injury epidemiology
    • Psychological preparation
    • Performance analysis
    • Biomechanics
    • Nutrition
    • Talent identification and youth development

    The book also incorporates several case-studies to demonstrate how scientific principles have been applied in practice. No other book bridges the gap between theory and applied practice in rugby, from grass roots to elite international standard, and therefore this is essential reading for any student, researcher, sport scientist, coach, physiotherapist or clinician with an interest in the game.

    About the Author:

    Craig Twist is Reader in Applied Exercise Physiology at the University of Chester, UK. His primary research interests revolve around the applied physiology of rugby league and recovery after fatiguing exercise. Craig is an accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist with the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, and also serves as a consultant to the Rugby Football League and several elite sports teams.

    Paul Worsfold is Head of Biomechanics at the English Institue of Sport and a senior lecturer in Sports Biomechanics and Performance Analysis at the University of Chester, UK. Paul is a consultant for the Rugby Football Union where he is leading research projects assessing the playing demands of the English Premiership and investigating talent development within the English national squad system.

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