Training and coaching the Paralympic athlete / ed. by Yves C. Vanlandewijck... [et al.]

Vanlandewijck, Yves | International Olympic Committee. Medical and Scientific Commission

Edited by John Wiley & Sons. Chichester - 2017

Part of the esteemed “IOC handbook of sports medicine and science” series, this new volume on “Training and coaching the Paralympic athlete” will be athlete-centered with each chapter written for the practical use of medical doctors and allied health personnel. The chapters also consider the role of medical science in the athlete’s sporting career and summarize current international scientific Paralympic literature.

Introduction to the paralympic movement / Walter R. Thompson -- Biomechanics and ergonomics / Helco van Keeken, Sonja de Groot, Riemer Vegter, Lucas van der Woude -- Physiology / Claudio Perret, Thomas Abel -- Paralympic sports medicine / Cheri A. Blauwet, Jan Lexell, Wayne Derman -- The psychology of paralympians and mental preparation / Jeffrey J. Martin -- Sociology of sport and coaching / P. David Howe -- Research needs for the development of evidence-based systems of classification for physical, vision, and intellectual impairments / Sean M. Tweedy, David Mann, Yves C. Vanlandewijck -- Sport and technology / Osnat Fliess-Douer, Barry Mason, Larry Katz, Chi-hung Raymond So -- Contribution of sport science to performance : wheelchair rugby / Yves C. Vanlandewijck -- Contribution of sports science to performance : swimming / Brendan Burkett -- Contribution of sport science to performance : Nordic skiing / Vesa Linnamo, Walter Rapp, Stefan J. Lindinger..

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