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Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science. Alpine Skiing. Olympic Handbook Of Sports Medicine

  • ID: 2223508
  • Book
  • March 1994
  • 140 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
This book is the second volume in the series of Olympic
Handbooks of Sports Medicine and Science which runs in parallel with the
Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine. This is a practical manual which focuses on Alpine Ski–ing and brings basic scientific information and practical considerations to those who are.
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Section 1: Introduction.

Basic characteristics of alpine skiing.

Clothing.

Equipment.

Section 2: Biological Foundations.

Functional anatomy.

Physiology.

Nutrition.

Training.

Section 3: Injuries.

Head.

Eyes.

Neck; Spine, thorax, abdomen and pelvis.

Upper extremities.

Hip.

Femur.

Knee.

Leg.

Ankle and foot.

Section 4: Non Traumatic Health Issues.

Altitude.

Cold.

Sun.

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Daniel Fritschy
J. Richard Steadman
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