Sports Therapy an Intro to Theory

Sports Therapy an Intro to Theory

by Mo Rosser


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Sports Therapy an Intro to Theory by Mo Rosser

Sports therapy is a rapidly growing subject within further education, with many topics similar to beauty therapy courses. This text covers the range of subjects included in the NVQ in Sports Therapy (Level 3), and is also suitable for Sports Studies A Level and undergraduate sport science courses. It discusses anatomy and physiology as well as health and fitness.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780340673201
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Educational Division
Publication date: 06/30/1997
Pages: 367

Table of Contents

Part 1 General principles: ethical standards: the effects of exercise on body systems
the skeletal system
nutrition and diet
physical principles relating to exercise
concepts of movement. Part 2 Training for fitness: fitness training
cardio-respiratory endurance
flexibility and supplness
rest and relaxation
starting positions and exercise routines. Part 3 Teaching exercises: the acquisition of skill
planning and assessment. Part 4 Treatments: first aid treatment
heat therapy
mechanical massage
muscle stimulation.

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