Track and Field

Track and Field

eBook - 2012
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Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers track and field.
Contents: ch 1. A run through track-and-field history
ch 2. The race is on : sprints, distance races, and hurdles
ch 3. Up, up, and away : jumping events and the pole vault
ch 4. A toss-up : shot put, hammer throw, discus, and javelin
ch 5. Staying on track : fitness and injury prevention
ch 6. Ninety percent mental : the psychology of track and field
Publisher: Detroit : Gale Cengage Learning, c2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (104 p.) : ill. (some col.)
Additional Contributors: Gale Group
ISBN: 9780737765281
9781420507072
1420507079

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