The Encyclopedia of Exercise, Sport and Health

The Encyclopedia of Exercise, Sport and Health

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Whether you want to get the most out of training, have suffered a sporting injury, are studying physical education at secondary or tertiary levels or just want to know which exercises can improve your health, this book has the answers. This encyclopedia contains a comprehensive A-Z section with over 2000 easy-to-find entries on fitness, training, nutrition, psychology, injuries, illness, prevention, alternative therapies, diagnosis and treatment. Clearly illustrated with photos and easy-to-understand anatomical line drawings, this book has non-jargon explanations for thousands of questions about the health and fitness related aspects of exercise and sport.Equally valuable on the bookshelves at home for family use or at the clinics of sport and health professionals, The Encyclopedia of Exercise, Sport and Health is a must-have reference book.
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  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 175.3 x 228.6 x 30.5mm | 929.88g
  • Sydney, Australia
  • English
  • 1741140587
  • 9781741140583
  • 1,052,083

About John Kron

Peter Brukner, MBBS, FACSP, FACSM, FASMF, is currently Associate Professor in Sports Medicine at the Centre for Sports Medicine Research and Education at the University of Melbourne. Peter has been 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 co-author of Clinical Sports Medicine and is the Senior Associate Editor of the Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine and The Physician and Sports Medicine, as well as being a past editor of Sport Health. Peter was an Australian Team Physician at the Atlanta Olympic Games and Team Manager of the Australian athletics team at the Sydney Olympics.Karim Khan, BMed Sci, MBBS, PhD, FACSP, is an Australian-trained sports physician and academic who has been at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada since 1997. He serves as a consultant physician at the Allan McGavin Sports M
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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
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