Athletic Training

Baljit Singh, Sports Pub, 2007, iv, 320 p, ISBN : 8178790023, $20.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

Athletic Training/Baljit Singh

Contents: 1. General perceptions about athletic training. 2. Components of systematic training. 3. Modern protective sports devices. 4. Physiological guidelines for systematic training. 5. Serious training: a model systematic training program. 6. The athletic trainer. 7. Importance of warming-up, stretching and cooling down in athletics. 8. Physical conditioning and training. 9. Importance of training intensity. 10. Emergency procedures in sports. 11. Restoration--component of the training process. 12. Body characteristics and mechanisms of injury. 13. The serious system training log and journal. 14. Pharmacology in sports.

"Science of Athletic Training as an independent sports science discipline is hardly 30 years old. Before this we find theories and methods of training scattered in different sports and sports science. Physical education and theory and methods of some popular sports like track and field, football, boxing, swimming etc., are the principle sources out of which the science of Athletic Training developed as a scientific discipline. Sports medicine is another science which contributed significantly towards the development of Athletic Training.

The Present book entitled Athletic Training is the painstaking effort by the author and is the unique work in the field of physical education and sports.

The present book will be useful for the students and teachers of physical education and sports, sports-person etc." (jacket)

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