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  • ISBN: 0060958707 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780060958701 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xii, 292 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Ecco, 2002.

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General Note:
Originally published: Racing the antelope. New York : HarperCollins, 2001.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-282) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Acknowledgments -- Author's note -- Prologue -- 1. Wind-in-the-face warm-up -- 2. Ancient runners and us -- 3. Start of the race -- 4. Back to the beginning -- 5. High school cross-country -- 6. College cauldron -- 7. How to reduce an insect's flight endurance -- 8. Ultramarathoners in the sky -- 9. The antelope's running prowess -- 10. The camel's keys to ultraendurance -- 11. Athletic frogs -- 12. To run on two (or more) legs -- 13. Evolution of intelligent running ape people -- 14. Running like dogs and cats -- 15. The fitness of being out of shape -- 16. Diet -- 17. Racing fuel -- 18. Training for the race -- 19. Final preparations -- 20. The race -- Epilogue -- References -- Index.
Subject: Running.
Physiology, Comparative.
Human evolution.
Duurloop.
Uithoudingsvermogen.
Evolutietheorie.


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