All the concluding chapters of Atko Viru's book are now up:
Mesocykler i träning
Makrocykeln och dess strategi
Inför en tävling
One more chapter: Träningsproblem med hänsyn till ålder.
Chapter 21, Strategins allmänna plan, is finally up. Six chapters to go.
Another year, another chapter up: Mikrocykler i träning
Chapter 18, Ekonomisering vid aktivitet i närheten av kapacitetsgränsen, and chapter 19, Träningspass och träningsbelastning, is up.
Chapter 17, Utveckling av aerob uthållighet, is up.
Chapter 16, Träning av snabbhet och explosiv styrka, is up.
Chapter 12, 13, 14 and 15 of Viru’s book is up
Chapter 11, Ärftlighet, adaptiv proteinsyntes och prestationsförmåga, of Viru’s book is up
Chapter 10, Adaptiv proteinsyntes och träningsuppläggning, of Viru’s book is up.
Chapter 9, Träning och proteinsyntes, of Viru’s book is up.
Chapter 8, Lagen om superkompensation och betingade reflexer, of Viru’s book is up.
For a lucid rebuttal of the claims that certain NFL-players are faster than Usain Bolt, read the text about 40-Yard Dash and timing in our new game.
There is now an English translation of the introductory article about a profile of demands and tests for the short sprints.
Reaction time and the sprint start: read about the deciding factors and how you can influence them. It’s an in-depth account but really quite easy to follow.
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Biomechanical analysis of 300 frames per second
We are pleased to present the only Swedish translation of a work by the eminent Estonian sport scientist Atko Viru.
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Simple reaction time is actually pretty complicated – not just an electric signal whizzing through wires. And not entirely beyond control!
Good or bad? We separate fiction from fact and help you understand the reasoning with our interactive squat models and applications.
This page is chiefly for our track team in Lund. You'll find some general info too – most in Swedish, though.
Which qualities are required of a 100m sprinter and how are these qualities best tested?.
The only serious track & field game around. Don't care for games? The article which explains how basic long jump mechanics were implemented, might still be of some interest.
Swedish page with advice and training programs for beginning and intermediate runners.