Running for Africa Running for Africa Move Your Body by Helen Karlsen
  

Running for Africa Running for Africa Move Your Body

Written by Helen Karlsen
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Part of the Rainbow Reading Move your Body Series

Synopsis

Running for Africa Running for Africa Move Your Body by Helen Karlsen

This book provides readers with information about athletes from Kenya and Ethiopia. It explores why so many top runners in the world come from the Great Rift Valley areas. It takes a look at the diet of these athletes and the effect of high altitudes on the body while running. Several world-class athletes are introduced. There is some mention of contributions that the athletes have made to their communities.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
24 pages

Author

Helen Karlsen
More books by Helen Karlsen

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

Publication date

13th March 2009

ISBN

9780521746984


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