Sports Science

Sports Science

by Andrew Solway
     
 

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In Sports Science, we learn how sports and exercise science can benefit everyone, not just athletes. We find out about how the body responds to exercise, the role of nutrition and sports psychology in improving performance, how biomechanics can improve efficiency and reduce injuries, and see examples of training regimes. Learn about how the body obtains and uses

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In Sports Science, we learn how sports and exercise science can benefit everyone, not just athletes. We find out about how the body responds to exercise, the role of nutrition and sports psychology in improving performance, how biomechanics can improve efficiency and reduce injuries, and see examples of training regimes. Learn about how the body obtains and uses energy during exercise, the ways in which fitness is measured, and the effects of stress, dehydration, and overtraining.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781432924874
Publisher:
Heinemann-Raintree
Publication date:
03/15/2009
Series:
Why Science Matters Series
Pages:
56
Sales rank:
993,823
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
1080L (what's this?)
Age Range:
11 - 14 Years

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