Summary: This entry-level text provides an overview of the human movement sciences, combining basic science principles with applications in exercise science. Features include complete references to other biological science fields such as biochemistry, biomedical engineering and exercise immunology. Chapter objectives and summaries ensure understanding of the information covered, and application boxes illustrate practical applications related to the material. Topics covered in
clude physiology of exercise, sports medicine prevention and rehabilitation of injuries, biomechanics of human motion, the mind and brain in exercise, and more.
Summary: This entry-level text provides an overview of the human movement sciences, combining basic science principles with applications in exercise science. Features include complete references to other biological science fields such as biochemistry, biomedical engineering and exercise immunology. Chapter objectives and summaries ensure understanding of the information covered, and application boxes illustrate practical applications related to the material. Topics covered include physiology of exercise, sports medicine prevention and rehabilitation of injuries, biomechanics of human motion, the mind and brain in exercise, and more. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:01 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Lippincott-Raven Publishers Published: 10/01/2001 International: No
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Overview of the Human in Motion
Introduction to Exercise Sceince
Physiology of Exercise
Adaptations to Exercise Training
Nutrition and Exercise Science
Health Benefits of Exercise and Fitness
Exercise and the Environment
Sports Medicine: Prevention and Rehabilitation of Injury
Fundamentals of Sports Medicine
Treatment of Sports Medicine Injuries
Biomechanics of Human Motion
Introduction to Biomechanics
Special Topics in Biomechanics
Exercise, Sport, and Materials Science
The Mind and Brain in Exercise
The Neural Control of Movement
Special Issues in Exercise Science
Developmental Issues in Exercise Science
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