Recovery For Performance In Sport by Inigo Mujika Et Al, Human Kinetics, 2013, Hardcover, 9781450434348
Christophe Hausswirth, PhD has been the senior physiologist at l Institut National du Sport, de l'Expertise et de la Performance (National Institute of Sport, Expertise and Performance, or INSEP since 1995 and is an associate professor and leader in recovery and nutrition guidelines in the research department. In 1996 he earned his PhD in biomechanics and physiology of human movement at the University of Orsay, France. In 2000 he earned his diploma in supervising research dealing with the energy cost of locomotion in long duration sport events. He also serves on the scientific board of the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance. Hausswirth has performed extensive research on the physiological aspects of endurance sport performance by manipulating cadence in several sports. He has published more than 70 articles in peer reviewed journals, 3 books, and 10 book chapters. He is responsible for running a mission providing clinical counseling and education of athletes, research, student supervision and teaching, development of educational resources, and organization of food service via fact sheets. His research interests include fluid needs for optimal performance. carbohydrate metabolism and performance of exercise in BMX cycling, pacing strategies in triathlon, recovery strategies in synchronized swimming, soccer, and handball players, precooling strategies for exercise in temperate and hot conditions, and postexercise recovery. Iñigo Mujika, PhD is an associate professor in the department of physiology, faculty of medicine and odontology, at the University of the Basque Country in Leioa, Spain. As a researcher, sport science practitioner, and coach, Mujika is widely considered one of the most respected experts on tapering and peaking for optimal performance. Since 1992 Mujika has been devoted to the research of applied sport physiology. He has published 3 books, more than 80 peer-reviewed scientific articles, and 28 book chapters. He has also presented nearly 200 lectures on sport physiology and training at conferences and seminars worldwide.