Alpine Skiing: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine / Edition 1

Alpine Skiing: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine / Edition 1

by Robert E. Leach
     
 

ISBN-10: 063203033X

ISBN-13: 9780632030330

Pub. Date: 05/17/1994

Publisher: Wiley

This book in the series of Olympic Handbooks of Sports Medicine and Science which runs in parallel with the Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine. This is a practical manual which focuses on Alpine Skiing and brings basic scientific information and practical considerations to those who are directly involved in competitive sports. Chapters cover the

Overview

This book in the series of Olympic Handbooks of Sports Medicine and Science which runs in parallel with the Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine. This is a practical manual which focuses on Alpine Skiing and brings basic scientific information and practical considerations to those who are directly involved in competitive sports. Chapters cover the characteristics of alpine skiing, functional anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, biomechanics and psychology, the principles and aims of nutrition and injury including risks, mechanisms of injury, prevention, immediate care, treatment, rehabilitation and return to training.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632030330
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/17/1994
Series:
Olympic Handbook Of Sports Medicine Series
Pages:
140
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction.

Basic characteristics of alpine skiing.

Clothing.

Equipment.

Section 2: Biological Foundations.

Functional anatomy.

Physiology.

Nutrition.

Training.

Section 3: Injuries.

Head.

Eyes.

Neck; Spine, thorax, abdomen and pelvis.

Upper extremities.

Hip.

Femur.

Knee.

Leg.

Ankle and foot.

Section 4: Non Traumatic Health Issues.

Altitude.

Cold.

Sun.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >