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- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17
Sportsmen and women achieve extraordinary feats through hard work and natural talent. But some do use drugs to push the body further. How do the drugs work? Do they work? Is it possible to test for them? Chris Cooper explains the biochemistry, revealing how people cheat now, and how they might in future. more...
- Spry Publishing LLC 2012; US$ 14.99
Sports-related injuries have become a public health epidemic. Twelve million student athletes will suffer a sports-related injury this year. Nearly two million injuries will be in recreational softball games and baseball games. The majority of these injuries are preventable. The Awakening of a Surgeon outlines 20 strategies that can be implemented... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2010; US$ 8.75
Everyone said it couldn't be done; even internationally renowned sports scientists such as Dr. Tim Noakes. Certainly no-one had done it before, though many had tried: to run the Great Wall of China, end to end, non-stop. The journey would start in the Gobi Desert, cross the jagged Taihang Shan range, and end at the Bo Sea. It would involve blood boiling... more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 109.99 US$ 94.59
Paediatric Exercise Science and Medicine is the leading reference work in the field and is designed to support and challenge those involved involved in paediatric sports science. This sub-specialty has become a major component in sport and exercise medicine as show by the marked increase in research activity and publication providing new insights into... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 78.95
The FIMS Team Physician Manual is the official sports medicine handbook of the International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), the world?s oldest sports medicine organization. Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, the book offers a complete guide to the background knowledge, practical techniques and professional skills required to... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 55.99 US$ 48.52
Now in its fourth edition 'Tyldesley and Grieve's Muscles, Nerves and Movement' has established itself as the leading textbook for the study of movement by occupational therapists. The book provides students with a sound understanding of the way in which bones, joints, muscles and nerves allow the body to perform movement during daily activities. ... more...
- Hodder Education 2013; US$ 25.58
Take the guesswork out of BTEC assessment with sample student work and assessor feedback for all pass, merit and distinction criteria. By focusing on assessment this compact guide leads students through each pass, merit and distinction criterion by clearly showing them what they are required to do. - Provides a sample student answer for every single... more...
- Sports Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99
Best known as the Fight Doctor, Ferdie Pacheco has lived a dreamer?s life. Instead of finding success in just one career, Pacheco has excelled in numerous fields. He?s been a successful pharmacist, doctor, boxing cornerman, television commentator, screenwriter, author, artist, and more. Now the life of this extraordinary Renaissance man is captured... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95
The book tells the dramatic stories of 24 remarkable athletes who overcame seemingly insurmountable medical adversities to attain athletic success. A separate chapter is devoted to each, relating how that athlete developed the problem, what medical issues arose, how success was achieved despite the setback, and what personal qualities enabled the athlete... more...