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Biomechanics, human kinetics books

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Introduction to Exercise Science by Terry J. Housh Introduction to Exercise Science

The fifth edition of Introduction to Exercise Science introduces students to every core area of study in the discipline. Comprising concise chapters which introduce the history, key lines of inquiry relating to both health and performance, technology, certifications, professional associations...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

Introduction to Exercise Science by Terry J. Housh Introduction to Exercise Science

The fifth edition of Introduction to Exercise Science introduces students to every core area of study in the discipline. Comprising concise chapters which introduce the history, key lines of inquiry relating to both health and performance, technology, certifications, professional associations...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Laboratory and Field Exercises in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics by James (Swansea University, UK) Watkins Laboratory and Field Exercises in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics
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Laboratory and Field Exercises in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics is the first book to fully integrate practical work into an introduction to the fundamental principles of sport and exercise biomechanics. The book concisely and accessibly introduces the discipline of biomechanics...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/08/2017

Laboratory and Field Exercises in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics by James (Swansea University, UK) Watkins Laboratory and Field Exercises in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics
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Laboratory and Field Exercises in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics is the first book to fully integrate practical work into an introduction to the fundamental principles of sport and exercise biomechanics. The book concisely and accessibly introduces the discipline of biomechanics...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/08/2017

Physical Activity and the Abdominal Viscera Responses in Health and Disease by Roy J. (University of Toronto, Canada) Shephard Physical Activity and the Abdominal Viscera Responses in Health and Disease
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Physical Activity and the Abdominal Viscera is the first book to examine the response of the visceral organs to acute and chronic physical activity, in cases of both health and disease. Bringing together a previously disparate body of research, Professor...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics by Paul Grimshaw, Adrian Burden, Neil Fowler, Michael Cole Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics
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Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics is the clearest and most straightforward biomechanics textbook currently available. It breaks down this challenging subject into short thematic chapters, enabling students to grasp each topic quickly and easily, providing a flexible resource...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance by Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance

Designed for students interested in exercise physiology, clinical exercise physiology, human performance, kinesiology/exercise science, physical therapy, and physical education, this edition provides students with an up-to-date understanding of the physiology of exercise through the use of numerous clinical applications.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/04/2017

Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance by Powers Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance

Designed for students interested in exercise physiology, clinical exercise physiology, human performance, kinesiology/exercise science, physical therapy, and physical education. This volume provides students with an understanding of the physiology of exercise through the use of numerous clinical applications, and more.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/03/2017

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ACSM's Introduction to Exercise Science by Jeffrey A. Potteiger ACSM's Introduction to Exercise Science

The only book to focus specifically on exercise science and the range of career paths in the field, ACSM's Introduction to Exercise Science, 3rd Edition provides an engaging overview of exercise science and related concepts. Updated throughout to reflect the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Biomechanical Evaluation of Movement in Sport and Exercise The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Guide, 2nd edition by Carl Payton Biomechanical Evaluation of Movement in Sport and Exercise The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Guide, 2nd edition

Now in a fully updated and revised new edition, this is still the only up-to-date, practical guide to the use of technology in sport and exercise biomechanics. It includes detailed explanations of the key theory underlying biomechanics testing and measurement,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2017

Biomechanical Evaluation of Movement in Sport and Exercise The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Guide, 2nd edition by Carl Payton Biomechanical Evaluation of Movement in Sport and Exercise The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Guide, 2nd edition

Now in a fully updated and revised new edition, this is still the only up-to-date, practical guide to the use of technology in sport and exercise biomechanics. It includes detailed explanations of the key theory underlying biomechanics testing and measurement,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Exercise Physiology for Health Fitness and Performance by Sharon Plowman, Denise Smith Exercise Physiology for Health Fitness and Performance
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The new edition of Plowman and Smith's renowned text continues to the authoritative textbook for teaching Exercise Physiology. This engaging and beautifully designed text integrates theoretical and research based basic exercise physiology with real-world application to prepare students for exciting...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2017

Progress in Motor Control Theories and Translations by Jozsef Laczko Progress in Motor Control Theories and Translations

This single volume brings together both theoretical developments in the field of motor control and their translation into such fields as movement disorders, motor rehabilitation, robotics, prosthetics, brain-machine interface, and skill learning. Motor control has established itself as an area...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/01/2017

Handbook of Research for Biomechanics & Anthropometry in Sport Science by Zahra Hojjati Zidashti Handbook of Research for Biomechanics & Anthropometry in Sport Science


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/2017

Experimental Methods in Orthopaedic Biomechanics by Radovan (Research Director, Orthopaedic Biomechanics Lab, Victoria Hospital (London, Canada)) Zdero Experimental Methods in Orthopaedic Biomechanics
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Experimental Methods in Orthopaedic Biomechanics is the first book in the field that focuses on the practicalities of performing a large variety of in-vitro laboratory experiments. Explanations are thorough, informative, and feature standard lab equipment to enable biomedical engineers to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/12/2016

The Perfection Point Predicting the Absolute Limits of Human Performance by John Brenkus The Perfection Point Predicting the Absolute Limits of Human Performance

Just forty years ago, Jim Hines ran the 100 metres in under 10 seconds. Now Usain Bolt is inching close to the 9.50 second mark, begging the question: exactly how fast can a human go? Utilizing cutting edge science to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/11/2016

Chaffin's Occupational Biomechanics by Bernard J. Martin, Gunnar B. J. Andersson, Maury A. Nussbaum Chaffin's Occupational Biomechanics
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<i>Occupational Biomechanics, Fifth Edition</i> provides the foundations and tools to assemble and evaluate biomechanical processes. It describes the mechanical side of ergonomics. This revision of a well-established graduate-level text enables the book to stay current with research and development in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2016

Enhancing Performance and Reducing Stress in Sports: Technological Advances by Tijana Ivancevic, Helen Greenberg, Ronald Greenberg Enhancing Performance and Reducing Stress in Sports: Technological Advances
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This book is designed to help athletes and individuals interested in high sports performance in their journey towards the perfection of human sports abilities and achievements. It has two main goals: accelerating the acquisition of motor skills and preparing and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/11/2016

An Introduction to Biomechanics Solids and Fluids, Analysis and Design by Jay D. Humphrey, Sherry L. O'Rourke An Introduction to Biomechanics Solids and Fluids, Analysis and Design
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This book covers the fundamentals of biomechanics. Topics include bio solids, biofluids, stress, balance and equilibrium. Students are encouraged to contextualize principles and exercises within a big picture of biomechanics. This is an ideal book for undergraduate students with interests...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/10/2016

Biomechanics: Trends in Modeling and Simulation by Gerhard A. Holzapfel Biomechanics: Trends in Modeling and Simulation

The book presents a state-of-the-art overview of biomechanical and mechanobiological modeling and simulation of soft biological tissues. Seven well-known scientists working in that particular field discuss topics such as biomolecules, networks and cells as well as failure, multi-scale, agent-based, bio-chemo-mechanical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2016

Kinesiology 3e: the Skeletal System and Muscle Function by Joseph Muscolino Kinesiology 3e: the Skeletal System and Muscle Function

Learn how to apply kinesiology concepts and treat dysfunction with Muscolino's Kinesiology: The Skeletal System and Muscle Function, 3rd Edition! With more than 1,200 full-color illustrations, this highly visual text offers a vividly illustrated look at the skeletal system and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2016

Perceived Exertion Laboratory Manual From Standard Practice to Contemporary Application by Luke Haile Perceived Exertion Laboratory Manual From Standard Practice to Contemporary Application

This manual provides laboratory-based learning experiences in perceptually and psychosocially linked exercise assessment, prescription, and programming. The primary pedagogic outcome is the ability to use applied theory and practice in perceptual and psychosocial exercise assessment and program design to promote...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2016

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