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  • Chlamydia pneumoniae Infection and Diseaseby Herman Friedman; Yoshimasa Yamamoto; Mauro Bendinelli

    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...

  • Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming VIIby A.P. Hollander; D. Strass; J. Troup

    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...

  • Kinanthropometry VIIIby Mike Marfell-Jones; Thomas Reilly

    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...

  • Physiology of Sportsby Thomas Reilly; N. Secher; P. Snell; C. Williams; Dr C Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 213.95

    In this book an international group of sports scientists examine the major sports and the physiological demands of each. more...

  • Key Topics in Sports Medicineby A.A. Narvani; P. Thomas; B. Lynn

    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...

  • Gene Doping in Sportsby Angela J. Schneider; Theodore Friedmann

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 185.00

    Advances in genetics have begun to deliver on their promise of new and improved approaches to the prevention and treatment of human disease, including the gene-based therapeutics. The international sports community has begun to recognize the potential harmful use of gene transfer technology by athletes. The task of monitoring and controlling sports... more...

  • Toxocaraby C.V Holland; H.V Smith

    CABI 2006; US$ 140.00

    Toxocara is a parasitic helminth worm, which continues to stimulate both public concern and scientific interest. toxocara canis and T. Cati are gastrointestinal parasites of dogs and cats and their eggs can contaminate the environment, thus exposing humans and other mammals and birds to infection. more...

  • Sports Medicineby Francis O'Connor; Robert Sallis; Robert Wilder; Patrick St. Pierre

    McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 72.00

    Easy access to concise, authoritative answers on the comprehensive range of health issues sports clinicians confront. Perfect as a desk reference or quick review for certification exams, this manual gives readers quick solutions to diagnostic and treatment questions, an abundance of useful tables and charts, emergency-care procedures, plus incisive... more...

  • Sports Medicineby Francis O'Connor; Robert Sallis; Robert Wilder; Patrick St. Pierre

    McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 66.00

    THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE PREPARATION YOU CAN FIND FOR THE SPORTS MEDICINE BOARDS OR RECERTIFICATION EXAM A handy clinical reference after you've passed the boards, this resource reviews all topics addressed by certification examinations and training programs. Prepared by leaders in the field, Sports Medicine Examination and Board Review offers:... more...

  • Biomechanics in Sportby V. Zatsiorsky

    Wiley 2008; US$ 255.95

    MUSCLE ACTION IN SPORT AND EXERCISE. 1 Muscle action in high force contractions. 2 Functional properties and performance in skeletal muscles. 3 Muscle-tendon architecture and athletic performance. 4 Eccentric muscle action in sport and exercise. 5 Stretch-shortening cycle. 6 Biomechanical foundations of strength and power training. . ... more...