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Wheelchair sport : a complete guide for athletes, coaches, and teachers

Author: Vicky Goosey-Tolfrey
Publisher: Champaign, Ill. : Human Kinetics, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text is a complete resource for all athletes, teachers or coaches involved in wheelchair sport. The book contains key information on choosing your sport, optimizing chair set-up, training programmes for every level of experience and skill, and much more.
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Genre/Form: guide
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vicky Goosey-Tolfrey
ISBN: 9780736086769 0736086765
OCLC Number: 489446056
Description: xi, 211 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Understanding wheelchair sport. Introduction to wheelchair sport --
Sport chair set-up and selection --
Physiology of wheelchair sport --
Strength and conditioning for wheelchair sport --
Nutrition and body composition --
The travelling athlete --
Psychological aspects of wheelchair sport --
pt. 2. Training for wheelchair sports. Wheelchair basketball --
Wheelchair racing --
Wheelchair rugby --
Wheelchair tennis --
Handcycling.
Responsibility: Vicky Goosey-Tolfrey, editor.

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Offers guidance on wheelchair sport. This book is suitable for athletes, teachers or coaches involved in wheelchair sport. It contains information ranging from choosing your sport; optimising chair  Read more...

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