Description: This new resource explores the world of sports fitness, injury, and rehabilitation, introducing readers to important topics in easy-to-understand language. Achieving optimum fitness levels, whether for the professional athlete or for the amateur enthusiast, requires knowledge of human anatomy and a basic understanding of the effects of exercise, injury, and nutrition on the body. Treatments, diagnostic tools, sports-related careers, and athlete doping scandals round out the discussion of this perennially popular topic. This volume offers amateur athletes and students who want to learn about the complexities of sports medicine and exercise science a solid and accessible introduction.
Principles of Sports Medicine & Exercise Science