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The Encyclopedia of Exercise, Sport and Health

An A-Z guide to fitness, training, nutrition, psychology, injuries, illness, prevention, diagnosis and treatment, with over 2000 entries, clearly illustrated with photos and line drawings.

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Principles and Practice of Sport Management

This textbook describes the skill sets needed by the professional sports manager, and surveys the various subdisciplines within the sports management field. The 21 chapters discuss financial and legal principles, high school and collegiate sports, facility and event management, broadcasting, and the health and fitness industry. The second edition u

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Performance Nutrition for Team Sports

A writer who focuses on sports nutrition offers advice on nutritional training for athletes involved in team sports like football, hockey, basketball, baseball, and soccer, with guidelines for good health and optimal exercise, training, and competition, suggestions on how to select food, and advice on tailoring a nutritional program to individual sports and performance goals.…

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Physiology of Sport and Exercise

Physiology of Sport and Exercise, Fifth Edition,offers comprehensive coverage of the relationship between human physiology and exercise. Updated in both content and design, this edition features revamped artwork that better illustrates how the body performs and responds to physical activity.

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The Science of Skinny, Start Understanding Your Body’s Chemistry — and Stop Dieting Forever

With scientific research, her own chemistry background, and the traditional diets of our not-so-distant ancestors as her guide, Dee McCaffrey casts new light on an age-old wisdom: Eating foods in their closest-to-natural form is the true path to sustained weight loss and, in fact, the remedy for almost any health problem. We are so far…

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Nutrition for Sport and Exercise

Scientifically sound, evidence based and packed with practical insight, Dunford/Doyle’s NUTRITION FOR SPORT AND EXERCISE, 4th Edition, emphasizes scientific reasoning and uses the latest research studies to illustrate the evidence for current nutritional recommendations. The authors thoroughly explain the connections between exercise and nutrition as well as the ultimate goals–optimal performance and health. Examining the…

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Routledge Handbook of Sports Therapy, Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation

The work of a sports therapist is highly technical and requires a confident, responsible and professional approach. The Routledge Handbook of Sports Therapy, Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation is a comprehensive and authoritative reference for those studying or working in this field and is the first book to comprehensively cover all of the following areas: Sports…

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Sport and Exercise Science

Professional and semiprofessional sports as well as excessive amateur exercise inevitably lead to some degree of musculoskeletal injury once in a sportsman’s career. Some injuries are represented as chronic injuries, which can result in irreversible long-term tissue changes and deformities. The subject of this book is to represent the up-to-date knowledge about etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis,…

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Plant-Based Sports Nutrition, Expert Fueling Strategies for Training, Recovery, and Performance

Plant-Based Sports Nutrition offers guidance to athletes who choose vegan, vegetarian, and plant-based diets about how to effectively fuel their training and competition while adhering to their eating preferences.

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ACSM’s Complete Guide to Fitness & Health

Here is the ultimate resource for maximizing your exercise and nutrition efforts. In this new edition of ACSM’s Complete Guide to Fitness & Health, you have an authoritative reference that allows you to apply research-based guidance to your unique health and fitness needs. With a focus across the life span, this resource shows you how…