Athletic Ability & the Anatomy of Motion

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Mosby, 1997 - Medical - 171 pages
Covers the physics and engineering of sport and the athletic body. The general characteristics of bone, joints and muscles are related to their function in specific sports. Guidelines for flexibility and strength training are included, and the biomechanical aspects of exercise are elucidated from both theoretical and practical perspectives. ATHLETIC ABILITY AND THE ANATOMY OF MOTION is a bridge between biomechanics and the practice of sport.
  • Provides all you need to know about muscles and the forces that surround them and how these relate to physical training
  • Increasingly relevant as sports trainers and participants become increasingly concerned with enhancing potential and avoiding injury
  • Clear, demonstrative illustrations
  • Comprehensive update
  • New accessible design
  • Expanded coverage of the terminology of movement, related neurology and treatment for muscle and ligament injuries
  • Chapter on sports mechanics greatly expanded
  • New Further Reading section
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