The Encyclopedia of Exercise, Sport and Health

The Encyclopedia of Exercise, Sport and Health

by Dr. Peter Brukner, Dr. Karim Khan, John Kron
     
 


This encyclopedia contains a comprehensive alphabetical guide for more than 2,000 entries on the full array of topics related to sports health including training, nutrition, psychology, injuries, illness, prevention, and alternative therapies. Clearly illustrated with photos and clear anatomical line drawings, this book has jargon-free explanations for thousands… See more details below

Overview


This encyclopedia contains a comprehensive alphabetical guide for more than 2,000 entries on the full array of topics related to sports health including training, nutrition, psychology, injuries, illness, prevention, and alternative therapies. Clearly illustrated with photos and clear anatomical line drawings, this book has jargon-free explanations for thousands of questions about the health- and fitness-related aspects of exercise and sports. For those who have suffered a sports injury, have children involved in sports, are studying physical education, or just want to know about health-improving exercises, this is an invaluable reference guide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781741140583
Publisher:
Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.23(d)

Meet the Author


Dr. Peter Brukner is an associate professor in sports medicine at the Centre for Sports Medicine Research and Education at the University of Melbourne. He has been the clinic director at the Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre in Melbourne since 1987 and has served two terms as president of the Australian College of Sports Physicians. He is the coauthor of Clinical Sports Medicine, the senior associate editor of the Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine and The Physician and Sports Medicine, and the former editor of Sport Health. He was an Australian team physician at the Atlanta Olympic Games and team manager of the Australian athletics team at the Sydney Olympics. Dr. Karim Khan is a consultant physician at the Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Clinic and an assistant professor in family practice and human kinetics at the University of British Columbia. He has been the physician for the Australian women's basketball team and the Australian Ballet. He lives in Vancouver, Canada. John Kron is a physiotherapist who has written on health topics for magazines and newspapers. He is the former sports medicine writer for Australian Doctor.

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