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The paralympic athlete : handbook of sports medicine and science

Author: Yves Vanlandewijck; Walter R Thompson; IOC Medical Commission.
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Series: Handbook of sports medicine and science.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book begins with a comprehensive introduction of the Paralympic athlete, followed by discipline-specific reviews from leading authorities in disability sport science, each covering the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yves Vanlandewijck; Walter R Thompson; IOC Medical Commission.
ISBN: 9781444334043 1444334042 9781444328363 1444328360 9781444328356 1444328352
OCLC Number: 642278479
Notes: "An IOC Medical Commission publication."
Description: xvi, 294 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Sport biomechanics / Ian Rice ... [et al.] --
Sport physiology / Yagesh Bhambhani --
Sport medicine / Stuart Willick & Nick Webborn --
Sport philosophy / Steven D. Edwards & Michael McNamee --
Sociology of sport / P. David Howe --
Sport psychology / Jeffrey J. Martin & Garry Wheeler --
Aerobic and anaerobic power / Yeshayahu Hutzle, Yoav Meckel & Judith Berzen --
Strength training / Marco Cardinale & Lee Romer --
Nutrition & pharmacology / Peter Van de Vliet, Elisabeth Broad & Matthias Strupler --
Mental preparation / Dietmar Martin Samulski, Franco Noce, Varley Teoldo Da Costa --
Preparation for the summer games : heat, humidity, pollution / Marco Tulio de Mello ... [et al.] --
Preparation for the winter games (cold, altitude) / Marco Bernardi, Federico Schena --
Contribution of sport science to performance : wheelchair rugby / Laurie Malone, Natalia Morgulec-Adamowicz, Kevin Orr --
Contribution of sport science to performance : swimming / Brendan Burkett.
Series Title: Handbook of sports medicine and science.
Responsibility: edited by Yves C. Vanlandewijck, Walter R. Thompson.
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"This is a must read for anyone working with paralympic athletes. It is a thorough and concise explanation of the inner workings of the paralympic movement. Many other books highlight the specifics Read more...

 
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