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Science  05 Apr 2002:
Vol. 296, Issue 5565, pp. 51
DOI: 10.1126/science.1070682

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Lore of Running 4th ed. Tim Noakes. Oxford University Press Southern Africa, Cape Town, 2001. 1277 pp. R400. ISBN 0-19-578016-7.

Before presenting the advice on training, racing, and medical aspects that form the bulk of this volume, Noakes reviews the physiology and biochemistry of running. His account offers a novel interpretation of fatigue during exercise.