Paediatric Exercise Science and Medicine

Paediatric Exercise Science and Medicine

Hardcover(Older Edition)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780192629777
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 01/28/2000
Series: Oxford Medical Publications Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 488
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Neil Armstrong graduated from Loughborough University with BEd and MSc degrees and he received his PhD and DSc from the University of Exeter. Following periods of teaching and lecturing in Loughborough and Liverpool, he was appointed to a lectureship at the University of Exeter in 1984 and awarded a Personal Chair in 1992. He initiated the study of sport and exercise sciences in Exeter and set-up the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences in 1998. He became Head of the School of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Sciences in 2000 before establishing the School of Sport and Health Sciences in 2002. He is currently Professor of Paediatric Physiology, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University and Director of the Children's Health and Exercise Research Centre.
Prof. Willem van Mechelen, MD, PhD, FACSM, FECSS (1952) is employed by the VU University Medical Centre in Amsterdam as a full professor of Occupational and Sports Medicine. In this capacity he is the head of the Department of Public and Occupational Health, co-director of the EMGO Institute vice-dean of the Netherlands School of Public and Occupational Health and director of Research Centre Body@Work TNO VUmc. He leads a group which conducts primary care research in the area of work, physical activity, sport and health. Willem van Mechelen is a board certified occupational physician, epidemiologist and human movement scientist.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Assessment in paediatric exercise science

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