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ISBN : 9781632396907

Publisher :   mlbooksinternational

Language :   English

Category :   Medical Science

Publication Year :   2016

Price : USD  155.00

Description :  This book is a compilation of chapters that discuss the most vital concepts and emerging trends in the fields of sports biomechanics and medicine. Sports biomechanics is a branch of biomechanics that applies the law of mechanics, physics and principles of biology on human movement and actions especially related to sports. It understands the cause and effect relationship of the human body movement. Sports medicine on the other hand deals with curing and preventing sports injuries as quickly as possible. Both of them try to optimize the performance of an athlete by providing the required guidance, equipment and drugs. While understanding the long-term perspectives of the topics, this book makes an effort in highlighting their impact as a modern tool for the growth of the discipline. The topics covered herein offer the readers new insights in the field of sports biomechanics. It covers theoretical and experimental studies in this field which elucidate some of the crucial and unexplored concepts. Researchers and students involved in the area of sports biomechanics will be assisted by this book.

Author/Editor :  Pablo De Souza

Author's Description :  Pablo De Souza, MD, PhD is a sports physician and associate professor of exercise and sports medicine in New York, United States. His academic and research interests lie in head injuries, bio-mechanics, environmental and altitude medicine and endurance medicine. He is associated with several medical associations and has authored and edited numerous articles, medical journal papers and books on sports injuries and sports medicine.