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Oxford textbook of children's sport and exercise medicine

Author: Neil Armstrong; Willem Van Mechelen
Publisher: Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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An evidence-based text covering the key aspects of paediatric sport, health and exercise science and medicine. Designed to challenge and support, this fully updated textbook presents complex  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Armstrong; Willem Van Mechelen
ISBN: 9780198757672 0198757670
OCLC Number: 1000385632
Notes: Revision of: Paediatric exercise science and medicine / edited by Neil Armstrong and Willem Van Mechelen. c2008. 2nd ed.
Description: xvii, 678 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Part I: Exercise science --
Assessment of biological maturation --
Growth and maturation --
Developmental biodynamics: the development of coordination --
Motor development --
Exercise and hormones --
Muscle metabolism during exercise --
Muscle strength --
Maximal intensity exercise --
Neuromuscular fatigue --
Pulmonary function --
Cardiovascular function --
Aerobic fitness --
Pulmonary oxygen uptake kinetics --
Temperature regulation --
Effort perception --
Part II: Exercise medicine --
Physical activity, physical fitness, and health --
Physical activity, physical fitness, and cardiovascular health --
Physical activity and bone health --
Physical activity, sport, and other health behaviours --
Genetics of physical activity and physical fitness --
The assessment of physical activity --
Systematic promotion of physical activity --
Exercise, physical activity, and diabetes mellitus --
Exercise, physical activity, and asthma --
Exercise, physical activity, eating and weight disorders --
Exercise, physical activity, and cerebral palsy --
Exercise, physical activity, and cystic fibrosis --
Exercise, physical activity, and physical or intellectual disabilities --
Exercise, physical activity, and congenital heart disease --
Part III: Sport science --
Development of the young athlete --
Molecular exercise physiology --
The influence of physical activity and training on growth and maturation --
Hormones and training --
Aerobic trainability --
High-intensity interval training --
Resistance training --
Speed and agility training --
Overtraining syndrome --
Physiological monitoring of elite young athletes --
Part IV: Sport medicine --
Epidemiology and prevention of sports injuries --
Epidemiology and prevention of injuries in physical education --
Epidemiology and prevention of injuries in competitive contact sports --
Epidemiology and prevention of injuries in competitive non-contact sports --
Upper extremity and trunk injuries --
Lower limb injuries --
Injuries to the head and cervical spine --
Nutrition and eating disorders --
Dietary supplements --
Doping and anti-doping --
Protecting child athletes: medical mismanagement and other forms of non-accidental violence.
Other Titles: Paediatric exercise science and medicine.
Responsibility: edited by Neil Armstrong, Professor of Paediatric Physiology, Founding Director of the Children's Health and Exercise Research Centre, and Formerly Provost of the University of Exeter, United Kingdom and Willem Van Mechelen, Professor of Occupational and Sports Medicine, Director of the Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, VU University Medical Centre Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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