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- Wiley 2013; US$ 59.00 US$ 51.13
This new volume in the Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science series, published in conjunction with the Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee, offers comprehensive and practical guidance on the training and medical care of competitive gymnasts. Written and edited by leading trainers, team doctors, coaches and other professionals... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99
Whether you?re a novice or an expert, Surf Survival is the handbook every surfer must have in his or her backpack, car, and beach house. With a slick waterproof cover and a handy travel-size format, Surf Survival explains everything from what to do about a jellyfish sting to what to eat for maximum energy out on the water. Also included are lists... more...
- The Spinney Press 2013; US$ 17.67
The use of illegal performance-enhancing drugs in elite sport, known as doping, is hidden in nature and increasingly widespread. Recent local and international doping scandals involving professional cyclists and football players have brought the issue of drugs in sport under greater scrutiny. Catching drug cheats is essential if sports are to be conducted... more...
- European Respiratory Society 2013; US$ 60.00
Pleuropulmonary infections are among the major causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. This issue of the European Respiratory Monograph considers pleuropulmonary infections from both medical and surgical angles. more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 59.99
Sport gilt in westlichen Industriegesellschaften als ein gesellschaftlich akzeptiertes Mittel zur Gesundheitsbeeinflussung. Der Sammelband ist im Rahmen des DFG-Projekts ?Der Einfluss der Gesundheit und gesundheitlicher Einschränkungen auf die sportliche Aktivität im mittleren und höheren Erwachsenenalter? entstanden. Autoren verschiedener Disziplinen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
Drug free sport is an unattainable aspiration. In this critical, paradigm-shifting reappraisal of contemporary drug policy in sport, Bob Stewart and Aaron Smith argue that drug use in sport is an inexorable consequence of the nature, structure and culture of sport itself. By de-mythologising and de-moralising the assumptions that prop up current... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00
The use of performance-enhancing drug use in sports is never out of the news, whether it's cycling, baseball, Olympic sports, or mixed martial arts. Interestingly, the use of steroids to boost human performance stretches back to ancient times. Written by a former professor of chemistry, Steroids and Doping in Sports: A Reference Handbook provides... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 27.99 US$ 24.26
The ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine provides general practitioners with a comprehensive overview of the field of sports medicine. This highly illustrated and thoroughly revised and updated new edition: • Reflects new developments and current practice • Includes new chapters on medical care at sporting events, environmental... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 170.00
The groundbreaking, three-volume Praeger Handbook of Sports Medicine and Athlete Health introduces readers to sports medicine and explains what we can do to prevent or recover from sports injuries?of body or mind. The astoundingly comprehensive set is chock full of everything anyone would want to know about the subject, from how to pursue a career... more...