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- 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 2003; US$ 224.00
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 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer 2005; US$ 159.00
Chlamydia pneumoniae is a bacteria that is most commonly known for causing colds and pneumonia. However, researchers have recently found a link between C. pneumoniae and atherosclerosis, a clogging of the arteries that causes heart attack and stroke. In addition, ongoing research is showing that certain strains may play a role in asthma, multiple sclerosis,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
Following on from the successful Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming VI proceedings which covered the conference held in Liverpool, this book contains all twelve of the keynote addresses and selected, edited and revised papers presented at the Swimming Science VII conference in Atlanta. Leading international experts have contributed state-of-the-art... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 248.00
The International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry held its 8th International Conference in Manchester in July 2002. This volume contains a selection of papers presented to the Conference, where the meeting was held in conjunction with the 12th Commonwealth International Sport Conference, immediately prior to the XVII Commonwealth Games.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 67.95
Students have often commented on the need for a concise textbook on sports medicine that presents the essential information otherwise scattered across several much larger medical textbooks on other topics. Addressing this need, Key Topics in Sports Medicine makes effective use of the successful Key Topics format to provide extensive relevant information... more...