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The science of gymnastics

Author: Monem Jemni
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the key aspect of gymnastic training and performance, including - physiological assessment; diet and nutrition; energetic; strength and conditioning; growth and development; anthropometric and biomechanical models; kinetics and kinematics; stress, anxiety and coping; and, motivation and goal setting.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Monem Jemni
ISBN: 9780415549905 0415549906 9780415549912 0415549914 9780203874639 0203874633
OCLC Number: 634742522
Description: xxi, 199 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: pt. I. Physiology for gymnastics 1. Energetics of gymnastics --
2. Cardiovascular and respiratory systems of gymnasts --
3. Fitness model of high-level gymnasts --
4. Training principles in gymnastics --
5. Specific physical and physiological assessments of gymnasts --
6. Diet, nutrition, supplementation and health related issues in gymnastics --
7. Investigations in rhythmic gymnastics --
pt. II. Biomechanics for gymnastics 8. Linear kinematics applied to gymnastics --
9. Angular kinematics applied to gymnastics --
10. Linear kinetics applied to gymnastics --
11. Angular kinetics applied to gymnastics --
pt. III. Psychology and mental training for gymnastics 12. Task demands and career transitions in gymnastics: from novices to experts, and the stages of learning throughout a career --
13. Coaching and parenting in gymnastics --
14. Mental skill development and variations in gymnasts --
15. OMSAT-3 mental skills assessment of gymnasts --
16. Closing the circle of mental skills training: providing mental skills feedback to gymnasts --
pt. IV. Interaction between physiological, biomechanical and psychological aspects of gymnastic performance 17. The physiologist's point of view --
18. The biomechanist's point of view --
19. The psychologist's point of view.
Responsibility: edited by Monèm Jemni ; with William A. Sands [and others].

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