The Runner?s Textbook is a comprehensive and multifaceted approach to distance running. Dr. Anderson takes the latest in academic knowledge and writes it into an easy to understand, and engaging manner. Dr. Anderson?s training as a coach, a sport psychologist, and a sport sociologist makes this a balanced approach between the physiological, psychological and sociological factors of running. It also offers the most extensive collection of racing tactics and strategies yet published. The Runner?s Textbook covers every conceivable aspect of distance running and racing and it is therefore a must-read for runner?s of all abilities.