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An Introduction to Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise By James Watkins

An Introduction to Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise
by James Watkins

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Features chapter overviews that summarise the content of each chapter; learning objectives; key terms that are highlighted and defined in a running glossary throughout the text; applied examples that illustrate concepts and principles; figures; conceptual models; review questions; references; as well as an index.
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An Introduction to Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise by James Watkins

The organisation and presentation of the book is based on the open-learning model. Chapter overviews summarise the content of each chapter. Learning objectives outline what each student should learn from each chapter. Key terms are highlighted and defined in a running glossary throughout the text. Applied examples illustrate all concepts and principles. There is extensive use of figures and conceptual models. There are review questions and references that guide further learning, along with an extensive index.

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An Introduction to Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise Reviews


"This book is a well presented and easily
read introductory text suitable for use by sport and exercise science students. Further, An Introduction to Biomechanics in Sport and Exercise could be a useful reference for anyone interested in understanding more about basic biomechanics such as physical education
teachers, sports coaches, fitness trainers and those in other health-related areas."
Peter J.Clothier, PhD
School of Biomedical and Health Sciences,
University of Western Sydney, Australia. Physical Therapy in Sport 9(2008)209-210

About James Watkins


Previous books and chapters written by the author: Books: WATKINS, J. Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal SystemChampaign, Ill: Human Kinetics, 1999, 376 pp. ISBN 0-88011-686-2 WATKINS, J. Estrutura e Funcao do Sistema MusculoesqueleticoSao Paulo: Artmed Editora , 2001, 383 pp. ISBN 0-88011-686-2 Portuguese edition of Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System WATKINS, J. An Introduction to Mechanics of Human Movement Lancaster: MTP Press, 1983, 146 pp. ISBN 0-85200-492-3 WATKINS, J., REILLY, T. & BURWITZ, L. (Eds.) Sports Science London: E. & F.N.Spon, 1986, 412 pp. ISBN 0-419-13930-3 REILLY, T., WATKINS, J. & BORMS, J. (Eds.) Kinanthropometry III London: E. & F.N.Spon, 1986, 312 pp. ISBN 0-419-13970-2 Book chapters: WATKINS, J. In Press. Basic biomechanics of gait. In D.L. Lorimer, G. J. French, M. O' Donnell and J. G. Burrow (Eds), Neale's Disorders of the Foot: Diagnosis and Management. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone. 7th edition. WATKINS, J. In Press Structure and function of the foot. In D.L. Lorimer, G. J. French, M. O' Donnell and J. G. Burrow (Eds), Neale's Disorders of the Foot: Diagnosis and Management. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone. 7th edition. WATKINS, J. Structure and function of the foot. In D.L. Lorimer, G. J. French, M. O' Donnell and J. G. Burrow (Eds), Neale's Disorders of the Foot: Diagnosis and Management, 6th edition. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 2001, p1-22. ISBN 0443-0644-15 WATKINS, J. Biomechanics of movement. In N. Armstrong and W. Van Mechelen (Eds), Textbook of Paediatric Exercise Science and Medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000, p107-122. ISBN 0-19-262977-8 WATKINS, J. Injuries in volleyball. In P. Renstrom (Ed). Clinical Practice of Sports Injury: Prevention and CareOxford: Blackwell Scientific Publishers, 1994, p360-374. WATKINS, J. An overview of sports-related lower-limb epiphyseal injuries. In G. Gleeson (Ed). The Growing Child in Competitive Sport. Sevenoaks: Ho

Table of Contents


Foreword Preface Acknowledgements Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Linear motion Chapter 3 Angular motion Chapter 4 Work, energy and power Chapter 5 Fluid mechanics Chapter 6 Biomechanical analysis of human movement Glossary Index

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GOR005536044
An Introduction to Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise by James Watkins
James Watkins
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Elsevier Health Sciences
2007-05-29
300
0443102821
9780443102820
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