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Biophysical foundations of human movement / Bruce Abernethy ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Abernethy, Bruce.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2013Edition: 3rd ed.Description: xiii, 394 p. ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9781450431651.Subject(s): Movement -- physiology | Biomechanics | Biophysics | Exercise -- physiology | Sports -- psychologyDDC classification: BB 612.76
Contents:
Human movement studies as a discipline and a profession -- Historical origins of the academic study of human movement -- Basic concepts of the musculoskeletal system -- Basic concepts of anthropometry -- Musculoskeletal changes across the life span -- Musculoskeletal adaptations to training -- Basic concepts of kinematics and kinetics -- Basic concepts of energetics -- Biomechanics across the life span -- Biomechanical adaptations to training -- Basic concepts of exercise metabolism -- Basic concepts of nutrition and exercise -- Physiological capacity across the life span -- Physiological adaptations to training -- Basic concepts of motor control : neuroscience perspectives -- Basic concepts of motor control: cognitive science perspectives -- Motor control changes throughout the life span -- Motor control adaptations to training -- Basic concepts in sport psychology -- Basic concepts in exercise psychology -- Physical activity and psychological factors across the life span -- Psychological adaptations to training -- Applications to health in chronic-disease prevention and management -- Applications to health in injury prevention and management -- Applications to performance enhancement in sport and the workplace.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Human movement studies as a discipline and a profession -- Historical origins of the academic study of human movement -- Basic concepts of the musculoskeletal system -- Basic concepts of anthropometry -- Musculoskeletal changes across the life span -- Musculoskeletal adaptations to training -- Basic concepts of kinematics and kinetics -- Basic concepts of energetics -- Biomechanics across the life span -- Biomechanical adaptations to training -- Basic concepts of exercise metabolism -- Basic concepts of nutrition and exercise -- Physiological capacity across the life span -- Physiological adaptations to training -- Basic concepts of motor control : neuroscience perspectives -- Basic concepts of motor control: cognitive science perspectives -- Motor control changes throughout the life span -- Motor control adaptations to training -- Basic concepts in sport psychology -- Basic concepts in exercise psychology -- Physical activity and psychological factors across the life span -- Psychological adaptations to training -- Applications to health in chronic-disease prevention and management -- Applications to health in injury prevention and management -- Applications to performance enhancement in sport and the workplace.

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