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    DescriptionAn A-Z guide to fitness, training, nutrition, psychology, injuries, prevention, diagnosis and treatment, with over 2000 entries, clearly illustrated with photos and line drawings.

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    The Encyclopedia of Exercise, Sport and Health
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peter Brukner, By (author) Karim QC Khan, By (author) John Kron
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 512
    Width: 175 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 31 mm
    Weight: 972 g
    ISBN 13: 9781741140583
    ISBN 10: 1741140587

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.4
    Ingram Subject Code: HL
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: WS
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 42
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BISAC V2.8: SPO000000
    BIC subject category V2: VFMG
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24100
    Libri: I-HL
    BISAC V2.8: REF010000
    B&T Approval Code: A09204010, G65903600
    BISAC V2.8: HEA007000, MED084000
    DC22: 617.1/02703, 617.102703
    DC21: 613.7103
    LC classification: RC1206 .B78 2004
    Thema V1.0: S, GBC, VFMG
    Illustrations note
    200 b&w photos and line illus
    Allen & Unwin
    Imprint name
    Allen & Unwin
    Publication date
    01 September 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Dr. Peter Brukner is an associate professor in sports medicine at the Centre for Sports Medicine Research and Education at the University of Melbourne. He has been the clinic director at the Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre in Melbourne since 1987 and has served two terms as president of the Australian College of Sports Physicians. He is the coauthor of "Clinical Sports Medicine," the senior associate editor of the "Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine" and "The Physician and Sports Medicine," and the former editor of "Sport Health." He was an Australian team physician at the Atlanta Olympic Games and team manager of the Australian athletics team at the Sydney Olympics. Dr. Karim Khan is a consultant physician at the Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Clinic and an assistant professor in family practice and human kinetics at the University of British Columbia. He has been the physician for the Australian women's basketball team and the Australian Ballet. He lives in Vancouver, Canada. John Kron is a physiotherapist who has written on health topics for magazines and newspapers. He is the former sports medicine writer for "Australian Doctor."
    Table of contents
    1) Introduction to the human body and physical activity2) A-Z entries: concise definitions and explanations of approximately 2000 entries such as Acupuncture, Aerobic training, Arthritis, Children, Dehydration, Lactic acid, Tennis Elbow, Mouthguard, Pregnancy, Triathlon etc.3) The Ins and Outs of Drugs4) Emergencies and First Aid5) Index