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The science of gymnastics

The science of gymnastics

Jemni, Monem (ed.) (2011) The science of gymnastics. In: Jemni, Monem, (ed.) Routledge / Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK. ISBN 978-0-415-54990-5 (hbk); 978-0-415-54991-2 (pbk); 978-0-203-87463-9 (eBook)

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[Publisher's description] The Science of Gymnastics is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the fundamental physiological, biomechanical and psychological principles underpinning this most demanding of sports.

Drawing on cutting edge scientific research, and including contributions from leading international sport scientists and experienced coaches, the book represents an important link between theory and performance.

Item Type: Edited Book
Additional Information: [1] Dr Monèm Jemni was editor of this book. [2] In addition, Dr Monèm Jemni also contributed the following chapters: Chapter 1 - Energetics of gymnastics; Chapter 2 - Cardiovascular and respiratory systems of gymnasts; Chapter 4 - Training principles in gymnastics (co-authored with William A. Sands); Chapter 5 - Specific physical and physiological assessments of gymnasts; Chapter 6 - Diet, nutrition, supplementation and related health issues in gymnastics; and Chapter 17 - The physiologists point of view.
Uncontrolled Keywords: physiology, biomechanics, psychology, energetic, physical and physiological assessment, training principles, diet, nutrition and supplementation, growth and development issues, kinetics and kinematics, angular and linear motion, angular momentum, stress, anxiety and coping, motivation and goal setting, mental skills training for practice and competition, the psychology of learning and performance
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
Q Science > QP Physiology
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > School of Human Sciences (HUM)
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