The Skeptic’s Guide to Sports Science is an attempt to foster critical thinking about an industry which is long on claims and short in evidence.
What does this book cover?
Globally, the health and fitness industry is worth around $4 trillion. The Skeptic’s Guide to Sports Science: Confronting Myths of the Health and Fitness Industry is dedicated to exposing the mountains of false, misleading or unproven claims that characterise dieting, supplements, exercise gadgets, training programs and everything else this industry produces.
The Skeptic’s Guide to Sports Science addresses:
About the Editor and Lead Author
Dr Nicholas B Tiller teaches at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, where he holds the post of Research Fellow in Exercise Physiology. Dr Tiller is fully accredited by BASES (the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences), and is a well-known writer dealing with critical thinking, science, health and exercise. He is also an ultra-marathon runner.
The Skeptic’s Guide to Sports Science is intended to help you confront the fallacies inherent in the health and fitness industry.