Full title: Science and medicine of exercise and sports / edited by Warren R. Johnson.
Author/creator: Johnson, Warren Russell, 1921-.
Call Numbers: T0278543
Record Identifier: 74VvBlWRxWJX
Contents: xv, 740 p. : ill., diag., form, tables ; 25 cm., Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents : 1. Introduction: the spiral of human knowledge -- I Structural and mechanical aspects of exercise and sports 2. Homokinetics: muscular function in human movement -- 3. Anthroppmetry in relation to physical performance -- 4. The mechanical analysis of motor skills -- II Physiological aspects of exercise and sports 5. Some physiological regulations illustrated in exercise -- 6. Neuromuscular integration -- 7. The physiology of the supraspinal mechanisms -- 8. Exercise and metabolism -- 9. Pulmonary function in relation to exercise -- 10. The cardiovascular system in muscular activity -- 11. Exercise and body fluids -- 12. The effects of exercise upon the function of the gastrointestinal tract -- 13. Stress and sport -- 14. Kidney function in exercise -- 15. Nutrition and athletic performance -- 16. Exercise and weight control -- 17. Climate and exercise -- 18. Medicine and science in sport diving -- 19. Medicine and science in sport diving -- 20. Fatigue and physical fitness -- 21. Training -- III Maturing and aging in relation to exercise and sports 22. Motor development -- 23. Exercise and growth -- 24. Exercise in the adult years: with special reference to the advanced years -- 25. Special exercise problems in middle age -- 26. Women and sport -- 27. Sports and lenght of life -- IV Psychological aspects of exercise and sports 28. Personality dynamics in relation to exercise and sports -- 29. Contributions of exercise and sports to mental health -- 30. Motor learning -- 31. Athletic participation and academic performance -- V Cultural and historical aspects of sports and physical education 32. Sports and the culture of man -- 33. The nature and status of historical research peratining to sports and physical education -- VI Therapeutic aspects of exercise and sports 34. Therapeutic aspects of exercise in medicine -- 35. Physical conditioning of the ill -- 36. Physical activity as a psychiatric adjunct.
Publishers: New York : Harper and Brothers, .
Harper's series in school and public health education, physical education and recreation.
Transferred from N612.76/2.
MMS ID: 991016599979702626