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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 77.95
Drug use and abuse represents perhaps the most profound and high-profile issue facing sport today. Each major international championship seems to deliver a new drug-related controversy, while drug takers and sports administrators attempt to out-manoeuvre each other with new substances and new testing procedures. Drugs in Sport - 3rd Edition is a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 72.95
Anabolic steroids have traditionally been controversial in the sporting arena. Today, research indicates a dramatic increase in the use of anabolic steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs outside of competitive sports. With evidence of widespread steroid abuse among the general population, health professionals are citing the emergence of an... more...
- Routledge 2004; US$ 218.00
Science and Racket Sports III contains the peer-reviewed papers and keynote addresses presented at the combined Third World Congress of Science and Racket Sports and the Eighth International Table Tennis Federation Sports Science Congress. Speakers at the conference presented cutting edge research in racket sports science along the five key themes... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 159.00
Chlamydia pneumoniae is a bacteria that is most commonly known for causing colds and pneumonia. However, researchers have recently found a link between C. pneumoniae and atherosclerosis, a clogging of the arteries that causes heart attack and stroke. In addition, ongoing research is showing that certain strains may play a role in asthma, multiple sclerosis,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95
Following on from the successful Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming VI proceedings which covered the conference held in Liverpool, this book contains all twelve of the keynote addresses and selected, edited and revised papers presented at the Swimming Science VII conference in Atlanta. Leading international experts have contributed state-of-the-art... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 248.00
The International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry held its 8th International Conference in Manchester in July 2002. This volume contains a selection of papers presented to the Conference, where the meeting was held in conjunction with the 12th Commonwealth International Sport Conference, immediately prior to the XVII Commonwealth Games.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 63.95
Students have often commented on the need for a concise textbook on sports medicine that presents the essential information otherwise scattered across several much larger medical textbooks on other topics. Addressing this need, Key Topics in Sports Medicine makes effective use of the successful Key Topics format to provide extensive relevant information... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 166.00
Advances in genetics have begun to deliver on their promise of new and improved approaches to the prevention and treatment of human disease, including the gene-based therapeutics. The international sports community has begun to recognize the potential harmful use of gene transfer technology by athletes. The task of monitoring and controlling sports... more...
- McGraw-Hill 2003; US$ 16.95
The first authoritative guide for keeping female athletes healthy and injury free. Women's and girls' participation in sports grows exponentially every year, and everyone knows that women's bodies are constructed differently from men's, yet there have been no books on sports injury and health specific to a female athlete's needs. Until now. In The... more...