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Perspectives on Human Physiology and Hydration

Tim Noakes

Known throughout the academic community for the high-calibre nature of his scientific insights and work, Dr. Timothy Noakes is Discovery Health professor of exercise and sport science at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Publishing the first scientific article on Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia (EAH) is considered among his greatest achievements. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Waterlogged : The Serious Problem of Overhydration in Endurance Sports

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook

...Distance running was revered because it was indispensable; it was the way we thrived and spread across the planet. You ran to eat and to avoid being eaten; you ran to find a mate and impress her, and with her you ran off to start a new life...

Coordination Profiling of Movement Systems

Chris Button

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Keith Davids

Keith Davids, PhD, is dean of the School of Physical Education at the University of Otago in New Zealand. For 25 years he has taught and conducted research in the field of motor learning and control. In addition, he has produced three books in this area and written numerous chapters and articles for journals. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wolfgang Schφllhorn

Wolfgang Schφllhorn

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Movement System Variability

Human Kinetics, 2006

Ebook

...Advances in methodologies for motion analysis have provided opportunities for fine-grained analyses to reveal tendencies of movement coordination in individuals. The resultant shift in focus toward analyses centered on individuals...

Track and Field

Katharine M. Nohr

Katharine M. Nohr, the author of Managing Risk in Sport and Recreation: The Essential Guide for Loss Prevention, is a principal for Nohr Sports Risk Management, LLC, providing career longevity and reputation risk management training to professional athletes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Managing Risk in Sport and Recreation : The Essential Guide for Loss Prevention

Human Kinetics, 2009

Ebook

...© StockbyteMost people run a race to see who is fastest. I run a race to see who has the most guts.Track and field, which is also known as athletics, involves running, jumping, and throwing events. Running includes sprints, middle-distance...

Athlete Monitoring Guidelines for Team Sports

Mike McGuigan

Auckland University of Technology Auckland, New Zealand Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

...This chapter focuses on athlete monitoring guidelines, approaches, challenges, and solutions in team sports. The general principles discussed in Chapter 8 with respect to individual sport athletes can be applied in team sport environments...

Running, Jumping, and Throwing

Roger M. Enoka

Roger M. Enoka is professor in the department of integrative physiology at the University of Colorado Boulder and a professor in the departments of medicine (geriatrics) and neurology at the University of Colorado Denver. He is also the director of the Neurophysiology of Movement Lab. Previously he was a biomechanist in the department of biomedical engineering at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and a professor in the department of physiology at the University of Arizona. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Neuromechanics of Human Movement

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook

...Human movement can take a variety of forms, ranging from transporting the center of mass (CM) to the expression of emotions. Although there is some literature on using biomechanics to develop a taxonomy of postures and movements employed...

Dragsters, Tiger Beetles, and Usain Bolt

Thomas W. Rowland

Thomas W. Rowland, MD, is a pediatric cardiologist at the Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. He is a professor of pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine and was a past adjunct professor of exercise science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. A graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School, Rowland is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology by the American Board of Pediatrics. Rowland, who has had more than 150 journal articles published, is the author of three books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Athlete's Clock : How Biology and Time Affect Sport Performance

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook

...How fast can it go? The jet plane, the drag racer, the world's fastest man? Human beings are driven by a passionate quest to push the limits of performance. This is nowhere more evident than in our love for speed. Call us 0-to-60 people...

Jumping

Arthur E. Chapman

Arthur E. Chapman, PhD, is Professor Emeritus in the School of Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, where he has taught and researched since 1970. Chapman has published more than 35 articles and presented more than 45 papers for refereed conferences, seminars, and workshops throughout the world. His past research interests included validation and modification of mechanical models of human muscle by means of direct observation in vivo, and the mechanical properties of squash balls, racquets, and shoes and their implications for manufacturing and strategy in the game. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Biomechanical Analysis of Fundamental Human Movements

Human Kinetics, 2008

Ebook

...Jumping refers to a conscious effort to get off the ground. It is done as an end in itself as in high and long jumps, as part of a more complex activity such as a basketball shot, and in order to avoid obstacles in our path. Our usual...

Sport, Heroic Athletes, and Popular Culture, 1920–1950

Gerald R. Gems

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Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

...After reading this chapter, you will have learned about the following:Why the United States took an isolationist stance after World War IHow racial, ethnic, and religious distinctions affected American culture and sportWhy American society...

Muscle Molecular Mechanisms in Strength Training

Phillip F. Gardiner

Phillip F. Gardiner (born 1952) is an Australian former lightweight rower. He was an eight-time Australian national champion and won two bronze medals at World Rowing Championships. He made ten appearances for Australia at World Rowing Championships over the seventeen-year period from 1977 to 1994. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Advanced Neuromuscular Exercise Physiology : Advanced Exercise Physiology Series

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook

...The development of increased muscle mass and maximal voluntary muscle strength involves primary signals at the muscle level that differ from those involved during the development of neuromuscular endurance. The emphasis here is on primary...

Neural Mechanisms in Aerobic Endurance Training

Phillip F. Gardiner

Phillip F. Gardiner (born 1952) is an Australian former lightweight rower. He was an eight-time Australian national champion and won two bronze medals at World Rowing Championships. He made ten appearances for Australia at World Rowing Championships over the seventeen-year period from 1977 to 1994. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Advanced Neuromuscular Exercise Physiology : Advanced Exercise Physiology Series

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook

...It is increasingly recognized that many of the adaptations caused by aerobic-type exercise training that result in better endurance performance may reside at physiological levels other than muscle. Our progress in determining adaptations...