Alpine Skiing: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine / Edition 1

Alpine Skiing: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine / Edition 1

by Robert E. Leach
     
 

This book is the second volume 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 Ski-ing and brings basic scientific information and practical considerations to those who are.See more details below

Overview

This book is the second volume 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 Ski-ing and brings basic scientific information and practical considerations to those who are.

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.

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