Exercise and Sport Science

Exercise and Sport Science

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Written by experts in exercise physiology, exercise science, and biomechanics, this volume focuses specifically on exercise science in relation to athletic performance and to the diagnosis, management, and prevention of athletic injuries. The text is logically organized into sections on energy metabolism, exercise physiology, organ system responses to exercise, general concerns in applied exercise science, sports biomechanics, and applied sports physiology. The biomechanics and sports physiology sections focus on particular sports, to determine specific diagnosis and treatment aspects. The book also includes chapters on exercise in children and the elderly, environmental influences on physical performance, overtraining, chronobiology, and microgravity.J. David Branch, PhD Assistant Professor of Exercise Science Department of Exercise Science, Physical Education, and Recreation Old Dominion University Norfolk, Virginia 23529-0196 Fred Brouns, PhD Sandoz Nutrition PO BOX 1250anbsp;...

Title:Exercise and Sport Science
Author:William E. Garrett, Donald T. Kirkendall
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2000


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