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Sport & Exercise Science: Essays in the History of Sports Medicine

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Book News Annotation:

Offers a historical perspective on the growing field of sports medicine and the scientific study of exercise, sport, and physical education, as well as the persistence of "pseudoscience." In 10 essays (eight previously published), contributors discuss topics as far- ranging and current as the use of steroids, training for competition, athlete's heart, exercise physiology, physical activity and sport for females, women's health, physical culture and quackery, and diet. Of interest to both scholars and general readers.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780252062421
Subtitle:
ESSAYS IN THE HISTORY OF SPORTS MEDICINE
Editor:
Berryman, Jack W.
Author:
Park, Roberta J.
Author:
Berryman, Jack W.
Editor:
Park, Roberta J.
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Location:
Urbana :
Subject:
Medicine
Subject:
Training
Subject:
Sports medicine
Subject:
Sports medicine -- History.
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Sport and society
Series Volume:
no. 3
Publication Date:
19920601
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
392
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 in

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Religion » Comparative Religion » General
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