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  • Routledge Handbook of Ergonomics in Sport and Exerciseby Youlian Hong

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 240.00

    Ergonomics is concerned with the ?fit? between people and their work. With an increasing number of people becoming conscious about their health and participating in sport or physical activity, ergonomics has become an increasingly prominent concern within the sport and exercise sciences. From the design of footwear and artificial playing surfaces,... more...

  • Stress Fractures, Bone Bruises, and Shin Splintsby Frank R. Noyes; Sue Barber-Westin

    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...

  • Nutrition and Performance in Masters Athletesby Peter R.J. Reaburn

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 99.95

    Addresses the Aging Process and Its Effect on Sports Performance Age-related changes influence all physiological systems, including those used during exercise and sport. Highlighting masters athletes?older adults who train and compete in organized sports? Nutrition and Performance in Masters Athletes examines the extent to which regular physical... more...

  • Muscle hypertrophy and strength increases after ten weeks of High Intensity Trainingby Jürgen Giessing; Björn Eichmann

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.70

    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...

  • Sport, Medicine, Ethicsby Mike McNamee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    The ethics of sports medicine is an important emerging area within biomedical ethics. The professionalization of medical support services in sport and continuing debates around issues such as performance-enhancing technologies or the health and welfare of athletes mean that all practitioners in sport, as well as researchers with an interest in sports... more...

  • Fundamental Biomechanics of Sport and Exerciseby James Watkins

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95

    Fundamental Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise is an engaging and comprehensive introductory textbook that explains biomechanical concepts from first principles, showing clearly how the science relates to real sport and exercise situations. The book is divided into two parts. The first provides a clear and detailed introduction to the structure... more...

  • It's Not Just About the Ribbonsby Jane Savoie

    Trafalgar Square Books 2008; US$ 15.99

    Over 15 years ago, Jane Savoie wrote the first book to recognize the importance of training the mind and shaping attitude in order to achieve higher levels of riding skill than ever imagined. Riders who benefited from the lessons in That Winning Feeling! clamored for more, and Savoie responded with her fabulous follow-up book, It's Not Just About... more...

  • Sports Hernia and Athletic Pubalgiaby David Diduch; L. Michael Brunt

    Springer US 2014; US$ 189.00

    Sports hernias are an increasingly recognized problem in athletics, presenting a challenge for team physicians and other health care providers regarding their diagnosis and management. Confusion is magnified by the various treatment methods that exist, both surgical and non-surgical. Sports Hernia and Athletic Pubalgia is the first text devoted... more...

  • Acute Muscle Injuriesby Gino M.M.J. Kerkhoffs; Elvire Servien

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 139.00

    This book documents current knowledge and standards of care for acute muscle injuries. The full range of injuries is covered, including those to the hamstring, hip adductor, quadriceps, calf, pectoralis major, biceps brachii, latissimus dorsi and rectus abdominis muscles. Evidence-based content is combined with experience from medical experts from... more...

  • The Everything Candida Diet Bookby Jeffrey McCombs

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 16.99

    Change your diet and improve your health! You normally have a mix of good and bad bacteria in your digestive tract that, when kept balanced, helps you ward off infection and disease. But when this balance is thrown off kilter, candida, a naturally occurring yeast, is allowed to overgrow. This can result in headaches, intestinal and abdominal distress,... more...