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Womens Health in Sports and Excercise Joan McGowan

Womens Health in Sports and Excercise

Joan McGowan

Published September 18th 2003
ISBN : 9780892032242
Hardcover
488 pages
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 About the Book 

Presents recent information concerning female participation in sports and fitness and the special health needs for this population. Participation in sports by females of all ages has significantly increased during the latter part of the 20th centuryMorePresents recent information concerning female participation in sports and fitness and the special health needs for this population. Participation in sports by females of all ages has significantly increased during the latter part of the 20th century and has become a prominent part of public life at both a professional and recreational level. This book discusses training methods, injury risks, and the effects of exercise on physical and emotional health that are specific to the female athlete. Topics covered include: musculoskeletal injuries- musculoskeletal fitness- general health issue- and psychosocial health issues.