Swimming (Science Behind Sports) (Hardcover)

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Swimming is widely held to be the best aerobic exercise in the world, and as a competitive sport it has been part of the modern Olympic Games since their inception in 1896. Providing an overview of the history and evolution of competitive swimming and current issues affecting the sport, this book presents simple, readable explanations of the scientific principles and concepts related to swimming, the relevant biomechanics and physiology, and the elements of sports medicine uniquely associated with swimmers.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781420502732
ISBN-10: 1420502735
Publisher: Lucent Press
Publication Date: October 28th, 2011
Pages: 104
Language: English
Series: Science Behind Sports