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Gymnastics

Author: Heather E Schwartz
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Lucent Books, ©2011.
Series: Science behind sports
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers gymnastics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2010033544
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Heather E Schwartz
ISBN: 9781420506228 1420506226
OCLC Number: 694137455
Description: 1 online resource (96 pages) : color illustrations.
Contents: ch 1. An ancient sport --
ch 2. Training and conditioning --
ch 3. Somersaults, headstands, and other beginner moves --
ch 4. Flying high --
ch 5. Injuries and treatments --
ch 6. The psychology of gymnastics.
Series Title: Science behind sports
Responsibility: by Heather E. Schwartz.

Abstract:

Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers gymnastics.

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