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The Oxford dictionary of sports science and medicine

Author: Michael Kent
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Series: Oxford medical publications.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This dictionary provides an invaluable reference book for anyone interested in the fascinating subject of sport. It covers all the major areas of sports science and medicine including anatomy, biomechanics, exercise physiology, nutrition, sports sociology, sports injuries, and training principles." "This second edition includes over 7500 cross-referenced terms which have been updated or added since the first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionary
Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Kent
ISBN: 0192628453 9780192628459
OCLC Number: 37663530
Description: xiv, 567 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Preface to the first edition; Preface to the second edition; Contributors to the first edition; Bibliography; Index of entries, A-Z; Illustrations list; Appendix 1 - banned substances; Appendix 2 - Meanings of word common elements in Sports science and medicine; Appendix 3 - SI units; Appendix 4 - Units of measure and conversions; Index
Series Title: Oxford medical publications.
Other Titles: Dictionary of sports science and medicine
Sports science and medicine
Responsibility: [compiled by] Michael Kent.
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Provides a useful reference book for those interested in the subject of sport. This comprehensive dictionary covers the major areas of sports science and medicine including: anatomy; biomechanics;  Read more...

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