Evolution of the Endurance, Speed and Staying Powe
PART 2 – the history of the heart theory of staying power, bio-chemical changes that take place in muscles during contraction, the six-furlong sprint race, some points concerning the physiology of the sprint race, the stayer in the two-mile-race, some points in the anatomy and physiology of the stayer’s heart, the relation of failure of effort to heart power, the effect of over-exertion on the nervous system.
PART 3 – APPENDICES
The heart and it’s work, respiration, work performed by the heart acting as a pump, the breeding of the stayer, the feeding of the mare and foal in Australia, the heart theory of staying power and punting, “Phar Lap” a study in conformation and staying power, “Phar Lap’s” pedigree.A very important text which still holds up today, very informative about very important issues, this copy in v.g. condition (CR).
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