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Swimming: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine / Edition 2
     

Swimming: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine / Edition 2

by Joel M. Stager, David A. Tanner, Da Tanner Da
 

ISBN-10: 0632059141

ISBN-13: 9780632059140

Pub. Date: 12/20/2004

Publisher: Wiley

The long awaited new edition of Swimming updates the highly successful first edition edited by Costill, Maglishco and Richardson which was published in the early 1990s. The Second Edition contains less material on how to swim and more on the physics of swimming. It contains information on the latest methods of analyzing swim performances.

It presents current

Overview

The long awaited new edition of Swimming updates the highly successful first edition edited by Costill, Maglishco and Richardson which was published in the early 1990s. The Second Edition contains less material on how to swim and more on the physics of swimming. It contains information on the latest methods of analyzing swim performances.

It presents current sports science knowledge specifically relevant to coaching swimmers at club, county or national level. Covering characteristics of swimming including important concepts in propulsion, functional anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, biomechanics and psychology.

The Handbooks of Sports Medicine and Science present basic clinical and scientific information in a clear style and format as related to specific sports events drawn from the Olympic Summer and Winter Games. Each Handbook is written by a small team of authorities co-ordinated by an editor who has international respect and visibility in the particular sport activity. Their charge is to present material for medical doctors who work with athletes, team coaches who have academic preparation in basic science, physical therapists and other allied health personnel, and knowledgeable athletes. Each volume represents up-to-date information on the basic biology of the sport, conditioning techniques, nutrition, and the medical aspects of injury prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632059140
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/20/2004
Series:
Olympic Handbook Of Sports Medicine Series , #9
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.34(d)

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Table of Contents

List of contributors, vi

Foreword by the IOC, vii

Foreword by FINA, viii

Preface, ix

1 Energy systems, 1
Joel M. Stager and Michael A . Coyle

2 Central adaptations: heart, blood, and lung, 20
Joel M. Stager

3 Peripheral adaptations: the skeletal muscles, 35
Joel M. Stager

4 The mechanics of swimming, 51
Barry S. Bixler

5 Resistance and propulsion, 59
Barry S. Bixler

6 Psychology, 102
John S. Raglin and Brendon S. Hale

7 Medical issues related to swimming, 115
David F. Gerrard

8 Training and testing of competitive swimmers, 128
David B. Pyne and Wayne M. Goldsmith

Index, 145

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