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Title Biomechanics in sport : performance enhancement and injury prevention / edited by Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky.

Published Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Science, 2000.

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 UniM BioMed  617.1027 BIOM    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 667 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series Volume IX of the Encyclopaedia of sports medicine.
Encyclopaedia of sports medicine ; v. 10.
Notes "An IOC Medical Commission publication in collaboration with the International Federation of Sports Medicine."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1 Muscle Action in Sport and Exercise -- 1 Neural Contributions to Changes in Muscle Strength / J.G. Semmler, R. M. Enoka 3 -- 2 Mechanical Properties and Performance in Skeletal Muscles / W. Herzog 21 -- 3 Muscle-Tendon Architecture and Athletic Performance / J.H. Challis 33 -- 4 Eccentric Muscle Action in Sport and Exercise / B.I. Prilutsky 56 -- 5 Stretch-Shortening Cycle of Muscle Function / P.V. Komi, C. Nicol 87 -- 6 Biomechanical Foundations of Strength and Power Training / M.C. Siff 103 -- Part 2 Locomotion -- 7 Factors Affecting Preferred Rates of Movement in Cyclic Activities / P.E. Martin, D.J. Sanderson, B.R. Umberger 143 -- 8 Dynamics of Running / K.R. Williams 161 -- 9 Resistive Forces in Swimming / A.R. Vorontsov, V.A. Rumyantsev 184 -- 10 Propulsive Forces in Swimming / A.R. Vorontsov, V.A. Rumyantsev 205 -- 11 Performance-Determining Factors in Speed Skating / J.J. De Koning, G.J. Van Ingen Schenau 232 -- 12 Cross-Country Skiing: Technique, Equipment and Environmental Factors Affecting Performance / G.A. Smith 247 -- Part 3 Jumping and Aerial Movement -- 13 Aerial Movement / M.R. Yeadon 273 -- 14 High Jump / J. Dapena 284 -- 15 Jumping in Figure Skating / D.L. King 312 -- 16 Springboard and Platform Diving / D.I. Miller 326 -- 17 Determinants of Successful Ski-Jumping Performance / P.V. Komi, M. Virmavirta 349 -- Part 4 Throwing and Hitting -- 18 Principles of Throwing / R. Bartlett 365 -- 19 Flight of Sports Projectiles / M. Hubbard 381 -- 20 Javelin Throwing: an Approach to Performance Development / K. Bartonietz 401 -- 21 Shot Putting / J. Lanka 435 -- 22 Hammer Throwing: Problems and Prospects / K. Bartonietz 458 -- 23 Hitting and Kicking / B.C. Elliott 487 -- Part 5 Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation -- 24 Mechanisms of Musculoskeletal Injury / R.F. Zernicke, W.C. Whiting 507 -- 25 Musculoskeletal Loading During Landing / J.L. Mcnitt-Gray 523 -- 26 Sport-Related Spinal Injuries and Their Prevention / G.-P. Bruggemann 550 -- 27 Impact Propagation and its Effects on the Human Body / A.S. Voloshin 577 -- 28 Neuromechanics of the Initial Phase of Eccentric Contraction-Induced Muscle Injury / M.D. Grabiner 588 -- Part 6 Special Olympic Sports -- 29 Manual Wheelchair Propulsion / L.H.V. Van Der Woude, H.E.J. Veeger, A.J. Dallmeijer 609 -- 30 Sports after Amputation / A.S. Aruin 637.
Summary Written by a leading world expert, "Biomechanics of Sport" addresses a broad spectrum of topics, from muscle mechanics to injury prevention, from aerial movement to wheelchair sport. The book covers running, skating, skiing, swimming, and jumping in athletics, figure skating, ski jumping, diving, javelin and hammer throwing, shot putting, and other sports. 395 illus.
Other author Zatsiorsky, Vladimir M., 1932-
IOC Medical Commission.
International Federation of Sports Medicine.
Subject Sports -- Physiological aspects.
Human mechanics.
Sports injuries.
ISBN 0632053925
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