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- Springer 2013; US$ 209.00
This book focuses on the evaluation and treatment of a wide range of sports injuries in relation to the Tanner stage of sexual development in young athletes. A series of detailed chapters address the injuries likely to be encountered in different parts of the body, including the spine, shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, hip, knee, ankle, and feet. Among... more...
- Publish Green 2014; US$ 5.99
Stress fractures, bone bruises, and shin splints may cause pain for many weeks or even many months and interrupt normal activities. These injuries can be difficult to diagnose and MRI is required to determine the extent of the problem. Most stress fractures and shin splints are associated with sports and military training. A sudden or rapid increase... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 27.60
How many sets per exercise are necessary to gain muscle mass and strength? In this study subjects trained all major muscle groups twice a week performing nine exercises. One group applied high-intensity training (HIT) and did only one drop-set of each exercise to the point of momentary muscular failure, whereas the other group performed as many repetitions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 76.95
This advanced text is the companion volume to Introduction to Sports Biomechanics , also written by Roger Bartlett. Focussing on third year undergraduate and postgraduate topics the text explores sports injury in relation to biomechanics. Part One presents a detailed examination of sports injury, including the properties of biological materials,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 306.00
The International Symposium on Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming, held every four years under the aegis of the International Society of Biomechanics and the World Commission of Sports Biomechanics, provides a forum in which research related to swimming is reported and problems that confront swimming practitioners are debated. This volume contains... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 75.95
Dynamic interceptive actions are those actions for which the body, or an implement, must be moved into the right place at the right time in order to accomplish a task. These actions are particularly prevalent in sport, for example reaching to catch a ball or running towards a target to make a tackle. This book is the first to offer a comprehensive... more...
- 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$ 75.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 218.00
Science and Racket Sports III introduces the edited papers and keynote addresses presented at the combined Third World Congress of Science and Racket Sports and Eighth International Table Tennis Federation Sports Science Congress, in February 2003. The papers are brought together by world-class experts: Lees is Chair of the World Congress for... 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...