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Surfing & Health
     

Surfing & Health

by Joel Steinman
 
SURFING& HEALTH is a must for surfers and all health professionals related with this fantastic sport. Surfing and Health offers a fundamental and complete A to Z guide covering all major aspects of surfers health; It offers expert medical advice on acute and chronic surfing injuries, including treatment, rehabilitation and preventative strategies based

Overview

SURFING& HEALTH is a must for surfers and all health professionals related with this fantastic sport. Surfing and Health offers a fundamental and complete A to Z guide covering all major aspects of surfers health; It offers expert medical advice on acute and chronic surfing injuries, including treatment, rehabilitation and preventative strategies based on PILATES- core training exercises.

Surfing and Health includes topics on surfers Travelers Disease; Hypothermia; Skin cancer prevention; Shark attacks and others marine animals accidents; women surfing; and deep information on physical training; nutrition advice; psychological strategies to improve concentration and performance. The book includes a First Aid chapter for beach assessment and intervention.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841262635
Publisher:
Meyer & Meyer Sport
Publication date:
04/28/2009
Pages:
535
Sales rank:
1,323,308
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Joel Steinman a specialized Sports Medicine Medical Doctor with deep experience with Acupuncture and Manual Medicine. He is a passionate surfer for years and has been working with athletes for over 25 years. He is the director and professor of Pilates and Functional rehabilitation at the Tao Pilates Institute of Sports Medicine in Brazil and has been the Medical director of the Brazilian Surfing Confederation and Professional Surfing Competitions in Brazil, (WCT). He first published Surfing & Health in Brazil back in 2003.

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