Swimming: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine / Edition 2

Swimming: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine / Edition 2

by Joel M. Stager
     
 

ISBN-10: 0632059141

ISBN-13: 9780632059140

Pub. Date: 12/20/2004

Publisher: Wiley

This unique series for the team physician, trainer, coach and elite athlete presents basic science and clinical information in an accessible style. Each volume gives up-to-date information on the basic biology of the sport, conditioning techniques, nutrition, and the medical aspects of injury prevention and treatment.  See more details below

Overview

This unique series for the team physician, trainer, coach and elite athlete presents basic science and clinical information in an accessible style. Each volume gives up-to-date information on the basic biology of the sport, conditioning techniques, nutrition, and the medical aspects of injury prevention and treatment.

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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