Coaching Resources


The Masters Athlete by Joseph Baker, Sean Horton, Patricia Weir (eds). Routledge, London and New York 2009
Masters Running: A Guide to Running and Staying Fit After 40 by Hal Higdon, Rodale Books  2005
Masters Race Walking by Elaine Ward (ed) N.A.R.F. Publishing, Pasadena, CA 1996
The Science and Practice of Middle and Long Distance Running by Richard Blagrove and Philip Hayes (eds), Routledge, London and New York 2021 (Chapter 21 Performance Decline in Masters Endurance Runners Ceri Diss, Arran Parmar) 
How to be a Champion from 9 to 90 by Earl Fee,  Feetness Inc, Mississauga, ON  2001
What Makes Olga Run? by Bruce Grierson, Henry Holt, NY  2014
Nutrition and Performance in Masters Athletes by Peter Reaburn (ed), CRC Press 2014
High-Performance Nutrition for Masters Athletes by Lauren Antonucci, Human Kinetics 2021
Coaching Masters Athletes: Advancing Research & Practice in Adult Sport by B Callary, B.W. Young & S Rathwell, Routledge, London, UK 2021


OutsideOnline – Interesting idea for training for post-menopausal women.

Hockey in Society – How hockey and figure skating are trying to attract masters.

Manchester Metropolitan University Research Impact – Coaching Masters Athletes

Fasttalk Lab – Coaching Masters Athletes

SimpliFaster – Training the Masters Sprinters


British Masters Athletics – Heath and Well Being

UK Athletics licensed sprint coach –

Social network for masters athletes – Sports Masters – A community for mature and Masters Athletes

Resources for masters runners – The Ultimate Resource for Masters Runners (

Athletics Manitoba masters information –


Nutritional needs of masters athletes


Physiological, Spatiotemporal, Anthropometric, Training, and Performance Characteristics of a 75-Year-Old Multiple World Record Holder Middle-Distance Runner

Resistance training can help maintain muscle mass and strength in prostate cancer patients.

Skeletal muscle morphology, satellite cells, and oxidative profile in relation to physical function and lifelong endurance training in very old men

Sports health – The Masters Athlete

Older adults need more protein than younger ones to optimize muscle protein synthesis.