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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

...© Human KineticsVolleyball is one of the most interactive games going. It is a game of intuition, imagination, improvisation—but most of all, of reciprocity—of teamwork. There is no way to freelance in volleyball.Volleyball, whether played...

Sports for Athletes With Disabilities

Disability Sport

Human Kinetics, 2005

Ebook

...Gain knowledge and understanding of the competitive sport opportunities available within the prevailing major sport organizations and some of the events available for athletes with disabilitiesMajor Competitions for Disability Sport...

Empowerment in Coaching

Lynn Kidman

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Walter E. Davis

Walter E. Davis, PhD, is an associate professor in the School of Exercise, Leisure, and Sport at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. Dr. Davis worked with Allen Burton in originating the Ecological Task Analysis theoretical and applied models, and he implemented the applied model in his teaching lab. He has extended the theoretical model from its focus on biological systems to a focus on social systems, and he has continued to expand on the empowerment aspect of the model in both teaching and writing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecological Task Analysis and Movement

Human Kinetics, 2007

Ebook

...Coaching is a dynamic process that involves interactions for the purpose of enhancing athlete performance. Among the many reciprocally related elements that coaches need to consider in a sporting environment, the most important...

Etiology of Musculoskeletal Disorders and Injuries

James Watkins

James Watkins, PhD, is a professor of biomechanics in the School of Human Sciences and director of the Sport and Exercise Science Research Centre at the Swansea University in Wales. Watkins spent over 20 years in Glasgow, Scotland, as a lecturer and researcher, and he served as the head of the department of physical education, sport and outdoor education at Jordanhill College and later at the University of Strathclyde, both in Glasgow. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System

Human Kinetics, 2010

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...Musculoskeletal disorders and injuries are the most common cause of chronic disability throughout the world and affect most people at some time in their lives. The underlying cause of many musculoskeletal disorders is excessive overload...

Employment Law

Andrew T. Pittman

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Andrew T. Pittman, PhD, is a clinical associate professor in the HLKN department at Texas A&M University, where he is assistant director of the Sport Management Division. Pittman has authored two other books as well as numerous chapters in books and articles in refereed journals. He is a frequent presenter at conferences from the local to the international levels on topics related to sport law. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John O. Spengler

John O. Spengler, JD, PhD, is a professor and director of the University of Florida’s Sport Policy and Research Collaborative. Spengler received his bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University, his law degree from the University of Toledo, and his PhD from Indiana University. His research focuses on legal and policy issues relevant to sport and recreation, obesity prevention and physical activity, and structural environmental factors (social and physical) that influence health. Spengler’s research has been funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sarah J. Young

Sarah J. Young, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of recreation, park, and tourism studies at Indiana University. She has more than a decade of experience in administering and programming campus intramural sport programs and teaches legal aspects courses to undergraduate and graduate students in sport and recreation. Young has published numerous articles and book chapters in sport and recreation publications and has given more than 50 presentations at professional conferences. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Case Studies in Sport Law : Second Edition

Human Kinetics, 2016

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...When we speak of employment law, we are often addressing issues such as hiring and firing, and employee evaluations. In the world of sport, coaches often stand in the unenviable position of having very little job security. Many of the cases...

Prioritizing Food and Fluids Before, During, and After Events

D. Enette Larson-Meyer

D. Enette Larson-Meyer, PhD, RD, CSSD, FACSM, is a professor at the University of Wyoming and is a well-respected researcher in the area of sports and exercise metabolism. Her research centers on how nutrition influences the health and performance of active individuals at all stages of the life cycle and at all levels of performance—from the casual exerciser to the elite athlete. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Matt Ruscigno

Matt Ruscigno, MPH, RD, is a leading expert in plant-based nutrition and has followed a vegan diet for more than 20 years. He has a nutritional science degree from Pennsylvania State University, a public health nutrition master’s degree from Loma Linda University, and certification as a registered dietitian. He is a coauthor of the No Meat Athlete book with Matt Frazier and Appetite for Reduction with Isa Moskowitz and is lead author of Cacao, Superfoods for Life. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Human Kinetics, 2020

Ebook

...About a year after our twins were born, my husband and I decided to run a marathon to help us get back into shape. The trouble was, we had a lot less time than we had been used to. But as it goes with athletes, we somehow managed to keep...

Power Sports

Sheri R. Colberg

Sheri R. Colberg, PhD, FACSM, is an author, exercise physiologist, lecturer, consultant, and professor emerita of exercise science (Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia). In 2016, she was the recipient of the American Diabetes Association's Outstanding Educator in Diabetes award. A respected researcher and lecturer, she has authored more than 400 articles on exercise, diabetes, and health; 28 book chapters; and over a dozen books, including Diabetes-Free Kids, The 7 Step Diabetes Fitness Plan, Diabetic Athlete's Handbook, The Diabetes Breakthrough, and Diabetes & Keeping Fit for Dummies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Athlete's Guide to Diabetes

Human Kinetics, 2020

Ebook

...Power sports require you to perform short, powerful bouts of activity. In baseball, the activity may involve hitting the ball and sprinting to first base. In field events, it may be the high jump or discus throw. Recently, athletes...

Strength and Power

Heidi Skolnik

Heidi Skolnik, MS, CDN, FACSM, is the president of Nutrition Conditioning, Inc., a nutrition consulting practice. She has master’s degrees in exercise science and human nutrition. She is also a New York State certified nutritionist, a fellow with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and a certified ACSM health fitness instructor. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Andrea Chernus

Andrea Chernus, MS, RD, CDE, is a registered dietitian and New York State certified dietitian and nutritionist. She holds a master’s degree in nutrition and exercise physiology from Columbia University in New York. She maintains a full-time private practice on the upper west side in New York City, where she sees many athletes and performers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance

Human Kinetics, 2015

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...Baseball, diving, football, gymnastics, cheerleading, softball, swimming, track and field, volleyball, and wrestling are all considered strength and power sports. Strength and power athletes range from some of the largest athletes to some...

Risks of Physical Activity

Physical Activity and Health

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook

...Including daily physical activity in one’s life provides a number of health benefits, but such participation, especially in vigorous exercise or sport, can result in injury, disability, or death. This chapter focuses on the risk of sudden...