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- Trafalgar Square Books 2015; US$ 20.99
After leaving horses behind for many years to pursue her medical career, Dr. Beth Glosten decided it was time to ride again only to discover that, as a middle-aged woman, she struggled with tension, awkwardness, and an aching back. Dr. Glosten?s own frustration with riding prompted her to apply her clinical research skills to figure out what it would... more...
Exercises for Patella (Kneecap) Pain, Patellar Tendinitis, and Common Operations for Kneecap ProblemsPublish Green 2015; US$ 6.99
Patellar (kneecap) pain and patellar tendinitis are common reasons patients seek medical treatment. These problems are especially concerning in younger people who are physically active. There are different potential causes of patellar pain and tendinitis and home remedies may not always help. The good news is that most patients with these problems... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 130.64
This book documents current knowledge on the mechanisms involved in sports injuries to the shoulder and elbow, reviews essential physical examinations, and explains the role of diagnostic imaging. Above all, it describes in detail the treatment modalities that are appropriate to the injuries encountered in throwing and overhead athletes, including... more...
- Springer US 2015; US$ 76.20
Presenting a comprehensive discussion of the biomechanics, assessment, diagnosis and management of injuries to the elbow ulnar collateral ligament (UCL), including video clips of selected surgical techniques, this is a thorough and practical text for any clinician seeing athletes with this increasingly common injury. The book is organized thematically,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 76.95
This advanced text is the companion volume to Introduction to Sports Biomechanics , also written by Roger Bartlett. Focussing on third year undergraduate and postgraduate topics the text explores sports injury in relation to biomechanics. Part One presents a detailed examination of sports injury, including the properties of biological materials,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 79.95
Dynamic interceptive actions are those actions for which the body, or an implement, must be moved into the right place at the right time in order to accomplish a task. These actions are particularly prevalent in sport, for example reaching to catch a ball or running towards a target to make a tackle. This book is the first to offer a comprehensive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 77.95
Drug use and abuse represents perhaps the most profound and high-profile issue facing sport today. Each major international championship seems to deliver a new drug-related controversy, while drug takers and sports administrators attempt to out-manoeuvre each other with new substances and new testing procedures. Drugs in Sport - 3rd Edition is a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
The International Symposium on Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming, held every four years under the aegis of the International Society of Biomechanics and the World Commission of Sports Biomechanics, provides a forum in which research related to swimming is reported and problems that confront swimming practitioners are debated. This volume contains... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
Science and Racket Sports III introduces the edited papers and keynote addresses presented at the combined Third World Congress of Science and Racket Sports and Eighth International Table Tennis Federation Sports Science Congress, in February 2003. The papers are brought together by world-class experts: Lees is Chair of the World Congress for... more...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 79.95
Anabolic steroids have traditionally been controversial in the sporting arena. Today, research indicates a dramatic increase in the use of anabolic steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs outside of competitive sports. With evidence of widespread steroid abuse among the general population, health professionals are citing the emergence of an... more...