Current Research in Sports Sciences

An International Perspective

  • Victor A. Rogozkin
  • Ron Maughan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. W. Starosta
    Pages 21-25
  3. R. J. Maughan, S. M. Shirreffs
    Pages 41-46
  4. Marie-José Borst, Willy Pieter, Nadeshda Yastrjembskaya
    Pages 47-54
  5. Marina Goris, Christophe Delecluse, Rudi Diels, Ruth Loos, Sigi Celis
    Pages 55-60
  6. L.-E. Uneståhl
    Pages 67-76
  7. N. I. Ponomarev
    Pages 77-80
  8. P. Bundzen, P. Leisner, A. Malinin, L.-E. Uneståhl
    Pages 91-100
  9. M. V. Yermolaeva, M. M. Chirkova
    Pages 107-110
  10. T. V. Alfyorova-Popova, O. Votyakova
    Pages 111-115
  11. I. M. Kozlov, A. V. Samsonova, A. B. Sinukhin
    Pages 117-121
  12. L. A. Khasin, M. L. Ioffe
    Pages 123-130
  13. S. P. Evseev
    Pages 131-136
  14. I. Sharobaiko, P. Temnov, A. Korotkin, T. Gladilova
    Pages 147-153
  15. R. J. Maughan, Louise Burke
    Pages 155-163
  16. Nikolai I. Volkov, Egon R. Andris, Yurij M. Saveljev, Vladimir I. Olejnikov
    Pages 165-172
  17. A. Pshendin, N. Shishina, V. Zagrantsev
    Pages 173-177
  18. U. Hartmann, A. Mader
    Pages 179-185
  19. V. Timofeev, K. Gorodetsky, A. Sokolov, S. Shklyaruk
    Pages 191-197
  20. V. Zemtsovsky
    Pages 199-204
  21. T. Abramova, T. Nikitina, E. Shafranova, N. Kotchetkova, G. Secamova
    Pages 213-216
  22. Steven N. Blair
    Pages 225-241
  23. A. G. Komkov, G. L. Antipov, E. G. Gurinovich
    Pages 247-253
  24. U. N. Utenko, D. N. Gavrilov, D. A. Ivanova
    Pages 265-269
  25. L. A. Kalinkin, E. V. Kuzmichova, V. D. Kriazev, A. L. Kalinkin
    Pages 271-273
  26. V. D. Sonkin, V. V. Zaytseva, O. V. Tiunova, M. V. Burchik, D. A. Phylchenkov
    Pages 283-289
  27. D. N. Gavrilov, T. V. Zabalueva
    Pages 291-294
  28. R. D. Dibner, M. M. Shubin, N. Taylor-Tolbert, D. R. Dengel, S. D. McCole, M. D. Brown et al.
    Pages 295-301
  29. V. S. Dmitriev, A. I. Osadchih, E. V. Ozolina
    Pages 303-306
  30. Adrianne E. Hardman
    Pages 307-319
  31. O. V. Karpus, V. A. Rogozkin
    Pages 333-338

About this book


There are two main reasons for pursuing research in the Sports Sciences. Firstly, by studying responses to exercise, we learn about the normal function of the tissues and or­ gans whose function allows exercise to be performed. The genetic endowment of elite ath­ letes is a major factor in their success, and they represent one end of the continuum of human performance capability: the study of elite athletes also demonstrates the limits of human adaptation because nowhere else is the body subjected to such levels of intensive exercise on a regular basis. The second reason for studying Sports Science is the intrinsic interest and value of the subject itself. Elite performers set levels to which others can as­ pire, but even among spectators, sport is an important part oflife and society. of top sport and elite performers, there is also another reason Apart from the study for medical and scientific interest in sport. There is no longer any doubt that lack ofphysi­ cal activity is a major risk factor for many of the diseases that affect people in all coun­ tries: such diseases include coronary heart disease, obesity, hypertension, and diabetes. An increased level of recreational physical activity is now an accepted part of the prescription for treatment and prevention of many illnesses, including those with psychological as well as physical causes. An understanding of the normal response to exercise, as well as of the role of exercise in disease prevention, is therefore vital.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Victor A. Rogozkin
    • 1
  • Ron Maughan
    • 2
  1. 1.Research Institute of Physical CultureSt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.University of AberdeenAberdeenScotland

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