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- Springer Paris 2007; US$ 229.00
The author of this multimedia work sets himself an ambitious goal: to allow a surgeon to achieve the revision of a prosthesis without too many difficulties (or too much apprehension!) with guaranteed results if he follows the proposed method step by step, and this, even if he is not very experienced in this discipline.To fulfil this purpose, the author... more...
The Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Neuromuscular Aspects of Sports PerformanceWiley 2011; US$ 191.95
This new title in the Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine Series from the Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee presents in one volume the latest information on neuromuscular function in sport and exercise. Chapters combine basic mechanistic knowledge with true applications; Topics covered include neuromuscular fatigue, neuromuscular... more...
The Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Genetic and Molecular Aspects of Sports PerformanceWiley 2011; US$ 191.95
This is the latest volume in the IOC Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine series , summarizing the evidence from all relevant sources on the genetic and molecular basis of sports and other human physical performance. The initial chapters address the basic science of genomics and genetics and the regulation of gene expression. Additional chapters... more...
- Springer US 2010; Not Available
This volume includes the latest information on the abuse by athletes of exogenous hormones. It gives sports medicine practitioners and endocrinologists a comprehensive overview of the complex interactions between physical activity and the endocrine system. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 49.00
From Baron Pierre de Coubertin's original objectives in establishing the modern Olympic Games to the increasingly widespread use of performance-enhancing drugs during the Cold War to the 1998 drug scandal during the Tour de France and beyond, Steroids: A New Look at Performance-Enhancing Drugs puts the social construction of steroids as a banned... more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 12.99
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
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...