Willick, S. and Webborn, N. (2011) Sport medicine In: Vanlandewijck, Y. and Thompson, W., eds. The paralympic athlete: handbook of sports medicine and science. Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science . Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, pp. 76-90. ISBN 9781444334043
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This brand new Handbook addresses Paralympic sports and athletes, providing practical information on the medical issues, biological factors in the performance of the sports and physical conditioning. The book begins with a comprehensive introduction of the Paralympic athlete, followed by discipline-specific reviews from leading authorities in disability sport science, each covering the biomechanics, physiology, medicine, philosophy, sociology and psychology of the discipline. The Paralympic Athlete also addresses recent assessment and training tools to enhance the performance of athletes, particularly useful for trainers and coaches, and examples of best practice on athletes' scientific counseling are also presented. This new title sits in a series of specialist reference volumes, ideal for the use of professionals working directly with competitive athletes.
|Item Type:||Chapter in book|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Paralympics; disabled sport; disabled athlete; sport medicine|
|Subjects:||C000 Biological and Biomedical Sciences > C600 Sport and Exercise Science
B000 Health Professions > B100 Anatomy Physiology and Pathology > B190 Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology not elsewhere classified
|Faculties:||Faculty of Education and Sport > Chelsea School|
|Depositing User:||Chelsea editor|
|Date Deposited:||12 Nov 2010 09:27|
|Last Modified:||12 Dec 2013 13:52|
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