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Applied Anatomy and Biomechanics in Sport, Second Edition, concentrates on the various ways in which an athlete?whether the average participant or the elite competitor?can modify technique to achieve optimal performance. Its emphasis on athletic assessment and physical capacity modification provides a unique perspective that will help coaches and other sport professionals appraise the body structure of their athletes so that strengths can be fully utilized and weaknesses improved. The text also considers growth, development, and gender, and it makes readers aware of mechanical overstresses that can impair performance and cause injuries. The second edition has undergone a complete revision and is designed with practical application in mind. It includes chapter contributions by respected sport scientists presenting recent research and cutting-edge information on topics .

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Author(s)Ackland T R
PublisherHuman Kinetics
Edition2
ISBN9780736063388
Pages365
BindingHard Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2009