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- Springer New York 2006; US$ 89.99
Millions of people participate in sporting activities every day, from the daily runner to the three-times-a-week "gym rat," to members of myriad sports teams. Sports injuries are among the most commonly presenting issues in emergency rooms and physician?s offices. During these events, the most common injuries affect the skin. Cutaneous manifestations... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2005; US$ 77.99
This is the first applied handbook for practitioners who want to help patients begin and maintain an exercise program as a lifestyle change. Mental health practitioners (MHPs) often earn a trust that not many other professionals do with their patients. It is with this trust that MHPs are able to encourage and help their clients begin a healthy... more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 109.99 US$ 94.59
Paediatric Exercise Science and Medicine is the leading reference work in the field and is designed to support and challenge those involved involved in paediatric sports science. This sub-specialty has become a major component in sport and exercise medicine as show by the marked increase in research activity and publication providing new insights into... more...
- Springer Vienna 2009; US$ 14.99
Aktiv und in Bewegung ist es leichter älter zu werden. Es ist nie zu spät, mit Bewegung und Sport anzufangen. Dieser Ratgeber hilft Ihnen dabei, den biologischen Alterungsprozess zu verzögern. Praktische, und nützliche Tipps zum "Active Aging-Faktor"... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 137.95
Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance: Muscle Building, Endurance, and Strength provides a comprehensive overview to understanding the integrated impact of nutrition on performance. The book is divided into five main themes: An introductory overview of the role of nutrition in human health Various types of physical exercises, including... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
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...
- 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 2007; US$ 70.95
Introduction to Sports Biomechanics provides a genuinely accessible and comprehensive guide to all of the biomechanics topics covered in an undergraduate sports and exercise science degree. Now revised and in its second edition, Introduction to Sports Biomechanics is full of visual aids to support the text. Every chapter contains cross references... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 49.00
From Baron Pierre de Coubertin's original objectives in establishing the modern Olympic Games to the increasingly widespread use of performance-enhancing drugs during the Cold War to the 1998 drug scandal during the Tour de France and beyond, Steroids: A New Look at Performance-Enhancing Drugs puts the social construction of steroids as a banned... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 59.95
Fastest, Highest, Strongest presents a comprehensive challenge to the dominant orthodoxy concerning the use of performance-enhancing drugs in sport. Examining the political and economic transformation of the Olympic Movement during the twentieth century, the authors argue that the realities of modern sport require a serious reassessment of... more...