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Sports biomechanics : reducing injury and improving performance

Author: Roger Bartlett
Publisher: London ; New York : E & FN Spon, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sports Biomechanics: Reducing Injury and Improving Performance is the companion volume to Introduction to Sports Biomechanics, also written by Roger Bartlett. This advanced text focuses on third year undergraduate and postgraduate topics and considers the two key issues of sports biomechanics: why injuries occur, and how they can be reduced, and how performance can be improved." "This textbook will prove invaluable  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Bartlett
ISBN: 0419184406 9780419184409
OCLC Number: 39169937
Description: xiv, 276 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Biomechanics of sports injury --
1. Causes of injury and the properties of materials --
2. Injuries in sport : how the body behaves under load --
3. The effects of sports equipment and technique on injury --
4. Calculating the loads --
pt. 2. Biomechanical improvement of sports performance --
5. Aspects of biomechanical analysis of sports performance --
6. Biomechanical optimisation of sports techniques --
7. Mathematical models of sports motions --
8. Feedback of results to improve performance.
Responsibility: Roger Bartlett.
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Students who are studying biomechanics in years two and three of their degree and postgraduate students of biomechanics will find this textbook invaluable.  Read more...

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