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Reinforce your understanding of applied anatomy, physiology, exercise physiology and biomechanics and improve your exam technique for component 1: physiological factors affecting performance by utilising this OCR A Level PE Student Guide.
Applied Sport Mechanics, Fourth Edition With Web Resource, helps undergraduate students understand how the fundamental laws of human movement affect athletes' performances. Foundational principles of kinetics, kinematics, and sports technique are clearly presented and then explored through a variety of applied scenarios.
This volume approaches the study of pain, risk and injury in sport from a variety of social scientific perspectives. Contributions focus on the manifestations of pain, risk and injury within sport cultures, and the degree to which the research is rapidly expanding to include new ways of thinking about risky and painful 'suffering' in sport.
This book approaches the study of mental illness in sport cultures from a variety of social scientific perspectives. Contributions focus on the multiple manifestations of mental illness within sport cultures, and the degree to which sport may be utilized as a means of helping people who struggle with mental illness.
Written by the leading name in the field, this is an engaging introduction to the main concepts in both quantitative and qualitative research methods in sport, exercise, kinesiology and health. Conversational in tone yet thoroughly comprehensive.
Enables experienced students to develop an understanding of exercise physiology along with its related topics and applications. This title describes both the immediate and long-term effects of exercise on individual body systems, and emphasizes how each body system's physiological response to exercise is interdependent.
A doctor and physiologist, Griffith Pugh revolutionised almost every aspect of British high-altitude mountaineering, transforming the climbers' attitude to oxygen, the clothes they wore, their equipment, fluid intake and acclimatisation. Yet, far from receiving the acclaim he was due, he was met with suspicion and ridicule.
With over 550 full colour photos and illustrations, this title lets you go inside more than 130 exercises to see how muscles interact with surrounding joints and skeletal structures and learn how variations, progressions and sequencing can affect muscle recruitment, the underlying structures, and ultimately the results.
Want to know how to best Feed Your Fitness routine? This book offers advise on what to eat during training, as well as before and after competitive events. Why fill your body with processed energy bars and gels when you can make your own fresh sources of carbs and protein fast?