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  • Gene Doping in Sportsby Angela J. Schneider; Theodore Friedmann

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 185.00

    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...

  • Key Topics in Sports Medicineby A.A. Narvani; P. Thomas; B. Lynn

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 67.95

    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...

  • Toxocaraby C.V Holland; H.V Smith

    CABI 2006; US$ 140.00

    Toxocara is a parasitic helminth worm, which continues to stimulate both public concern and scientific interest. toxocara canis and T. Cati are gastrointestinal parasites of dogs and cats and their eggs can contaminate the environment, thus exposing humans and other mammals and birds to infection. more...

  • Football Traumatologyby Piero Volpi

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    Football is probably the most widespread sport in the world. Youngsters, adults, women, amateurs, beginners, professionals all make up a legion of practitioners. This book provides information and knowledge on the traumatic lesions associated with this sport. more...

  • Science and Racket Sports IVby A. Lees; D. Cabello; G. Torres

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    Science and Racket Sports IV presents a selection of important contemporary research into the four core racket sport disciplines of tennis, badminton, squash and table tennis. It showcases the best of the peer-reviewed papers and keynote addresses presented at the Fourth World Congress of Science and Racket Sports, Madrid. Including contributions... more...

  • Biomechanics in Sportby V. Zatsiorsky

    Wiley 2008; US$ 255.95

    MUSCLE ACTION IN SPORT AND EXERCISE. 1 Muscle action in high force contractions. 2 Functional properties and performance in skeletal muscles. 3 Muscle-tendon architecture and athletic performance. 4 Eccentric muscle action in sport and exercise. 5 Stretch-shortening cycle. 6 Biomechanical foundations of strength and power training. . ... more...

  • Evidence-Based Sports Medicineby Domhnall MacAuley; Thomas Best

    Wiley 2008; US$ 197.99

    This second edition of the popular book Evidence-based Sports Medicine builds on the features that made the first edition such a valuable text and provides a completely up-to-date tool for sports medicine physicians, family practitioners and orthopedic surgeons. Updated to take into account new evidence from systematic reviews and controlled... more...

  • The Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Women in Sportby Barbara L. Drinkwater

    Wiley 2008; US$ 255.95

    Preface. PART I: HISTORY. 1 Women and the Olympics. PART II: PHYSIOLOGY OF THE FEMALE ATHLETE. 2 Factors influencing endurance performance, strength, flexibility, and co-ordination. 3 Effects of the menstrual cycle and oral contraceptives on performance. 4 Environmental challenges. PART III: TRAINING THE FEMALE ATHLETE. 5 Physiological... more...

  • Sports Medicineby David Jr. Drez; Bernard Jr. Bach; Charles Nofsinger

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 80.00

    A comprehensive review covering diagnostic and therapeutic interventions for the most common sports-related conditions. more...

  • Injuries in Athletics: Causes and Consequencesby Semyon M. Slobounov

    Springer US 2008; US$ 219.00

    Comprehensive analyses of psychological causes and consequences of sport-related injuries with special emphasis on coaches? perspectives on injury have never been previously accumulated in a single source more...