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  • Altitude Experienceby Mike Farris

    Falcon Guides 2008; US$ 18.99

    Mike Farris is a college professor who teaches upper-level seminars on high-altitude human biology at Hamline University in Minnesota. He is an experienced high-altitude climber who has climbed extensively throughout North and South American and the Himalayas. He is also the author of Rock Climbing Minnesota and Wisconsin (Falcon). He lives... more...

  • An Introduction to Performance Analysis of Sportby Peter O'Donoghue

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Performance analysis has become an essential tool for coaches, athletes, sports organisations and academic researchers. Collecting and interpreting performance data enables coaches to improve their training programmes, athletes to make better tactical decisions, sports organisations to manage teams more effectively, and researchers to develop a better... more...

  • Health and Elite Sportby Joe Baker; Parissa Safai; Jessica Fraser-Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Health and Elite Sport is the first book to critically examine the relationship between participation in high performance sport and health outcomes. Drawing on theory and empirical data from a wide range of disciplines, including sociology, developmental psychology, epidemiology, and physical education, the book explores the benefits and detriments... more...

  • Data Analysis in Sportby Peter O'Donoghue; Lucy Holmes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    Making sense of sports performance data can be a challenging task but is nevertheless an essential part of performance analysis investigations. Focusing on techniques used in the analysis of sport performance, this book introduces the fundamental principles of data analysis, explores the most important tools used in data analysis, and offers guidance... more...

  • Drugs in Sportby David R. Mottram; Neil Chester

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    Drug use and abuse is perhaps the biggest challenge facing sport today. However, in the eye of the storm of public and press opinion and with medals and morals at stake, it can be difficult to gain a clear perspective on this complex issue. Now available in a fully updated and revised sixth edition Drugs in Sport is the most comprehensive and accurate... more...

  • The Riding Doctorby Beth Glosten

    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...

  • Dopingpräventionby Karl-Heinrich Bette; Felix Kühnle; Ansgar Thiel

    transcript 2014; US$ 23.81

    Der organisierte Sport hat bislang zahlreiche Versuche unternommen, Doping nicht nur mit Kontrollen, sondern auch durch Prävention zu bekämpfen. Dieses Buch bietet die erste soziologische Studie, in der die Möglichkeiten und Grenzen präventiver Maßnahmen im Spitzensport kritisch-konstruktiv ausgelotet werden. Die Autoren analysieren die Mechanismen,... more...

  • Doping - von der Analyse zur Präventionby Andreas Singler; Gerhard Treutlein

    Meyer & Meyer 2010; US$ 13.70

    Dem modernen Spitzensport wird häufig nachgesagt, seine oberste Maxime sei das "Siegen um jeden Preis". Tendenzen für einen solchen Sport hat es auch in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland immer gegeben - aber stets auch gegenläufige Bewegungen.So war, wie die Autoren im Zuge ihrer soziologischen Analyse der Dopingproblematik feststellen, der... more...

  • Dopingby Lars Figura; Hans P. Brandl-Bredenbeck; Wolf D. Brettschneider; Dieter Hackfort; Erich Müller; Walter Tokarski

    Meyer & Meyer 2009; US$ 18.63

    Das Thema Doping wurde in den letzten Jahren zu einer ständigen Begleiterscheinung des Spitzensports. Allseits wird Doping im Sport abgelehnt, werden die Dopingsünder als Betrüger und die vermeintlich "sauberen" Verlierer als die Betrogenen verstanden. Die Dopingtat wird als schändlich, im Mindesten als unfair bewertet. Dementsprechend ist... more...

  • The Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Neuromuscular Aspects of Sports Performanceby Paavo V. Komi

    Wiley 2011; US$ 185.95

    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...