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This book provides an overview of the critical issues facing those pursuing research in elite sport. Exploring how athletes reach and stay at the pinnacle of their sport, it identifies questions typically asked in this field and offers theoretical and practical applications for its development.
With information on strengthening and toning the legs, buttocks, abs, and back, this book presents detailed anatomical illustrations of exercises for these hard-to-shape areas. It includes exercise variations based on a woman's unique anatomical features.
By Tim Noakes
Offers details on physiology, training, racing, injuries, world-class athletes, and races. This book answers questions for those who are serious about the sport for example, how your body systems respond to training, the effects of different training methods, how to detect and avoid overtraining, and genetic versus trainable potential.
This text explains how to perceive errors in sport and bounce back from them positively. It explores how mistakes can lead to the development of new strategies and tactics, define strengths as well as weaknesses, build mental toughness and subsequently enhance performance.
This volume explains the key concepts about the role of exercise and its effect on participants. It presents scientifically sound instructions about how to manage and design effective programmes to suit people of all abilities, with diagrams and illustrations.
From the mid-1500s to December 1999, Macao was the longest-standing site of economic, religious and political contact between the Chinese and European worlds. Since the foundation of Hong Kong, Macao had depended on a creative use of its marginality. As a rear window on China, Macao provides us with examples...
Written by a recognized authority on biomechanics, this book is the sequel and companion to the 1998 text "Kinematics of Human Motion". It focuses on the examination of forces that create entire body motion, thereby developing the biomechanical knowledge of the reader.
A guide to planning, implementing and evaluating worksite health programmes. The work includes discussion of the role of health promotion in increasing productivity and controlling health costs; a planning programme; health needs such as family issues; and preparing for a career in this area.