Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science, Gymnastics

Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science, Gymnastics

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by Dennis J. Caine
     
 

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This new volume in the Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science series, published in conjunction with the Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee, offers comprehensive and practical guidance on the training and medical care of competitive gymnasts. Written and edited by leading trainers, team doctors, coaches and other professionals with

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This new volume in the Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science series, published in conjunction with the Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee, offers comprehensive and practical guidance on the training and medical care of competitive gymnasts. Written and edited by leading trainers, team doctors, coaches and other professionals with unparalleled experience in elite gymnastics, this book covers all the key aspects of caring for gymnasts, minimizing the unique risks these athletes face, and treating injuries when they happen. The book is organized into 4 sections covering:

• The evolution of gymnastics

• Growth and development

• Training and performance

• Sports medicine

Individual chapters cover key topics such as energy needs and body weight management; biomechanics; psychology; the epidemiology of gymnastic injuries; treatment and rehabilitation of common injuries; injury prevention; and more. Endorsed by the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), no other book offers such an in-depth look at the unique considerations and challenges that affect the growth, performance, training, and medical care of athletes in this demanding sport.

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“This new entry in the Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science series, published in partnership with the Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee, and endorsed by the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), offers comprehensive and practical guidance on the training and medical care of competitive gymnasts.”  (Newbooks.lib, 11 September 2014

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118357576
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/18/2013
Series:
Olympic Handbook Of Sports Medicine
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
770,502
File size:
2 MB

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