Prognózování vývoje výkonnosti ve sportu
[[Prognosticating the Development of Performance in Sport]]
sports and physical education – history
paperback, 168 pp., 1. edition
published: march 2004
recommended price: 170 czk
In the first part of this book, dealing with sport performance forecasting, the author focuses on historical, theoretic and methodological fundamentals of prognostics, defining the basic terms and categories related to prognosticating. The second part deals with the investigation of empirical research studies. Emphasis is mainly put on performance prognosticating and objectivizing in chosen athletic disciplines. The author?s research in 1972-1997 was aimed at giving a prognosis of athletic performance at World Championship 1999 and Olympic Games 2000, with a view into the years 2004 and 2008. The book is inspirational for sports praxis, helping to enhance sport training and defining the conditions of a long-term focus in sport.