This informative text features current and thorough reviews of the biomechanics of sport for improved performance, etiology, and pre-vention of injuries. Winter sports and aquatics are covered, with an emphasis on developing training programs for ski-jumping, alpine, and cross country skiing. Other sports featured include modeling perspectives in speed skating, swimming, and the mechanics of rowing and sculling. Track-and-field athletics, ball games, weight lifting, and training are examined in terms of per-formance, safety, and re-search methodology. Sports scientists and sports medicine specialists will find this book invaluable.

chapter Chapter 1|33 pages

Substantive Issues in Running

chapter Chapter 3|67 pages

Rowing and Sculling Mechanics

chapter Chapter 5|43 pages

Weight Lifting and Training

chapter Chapter 6|26 pages

The Throwing Events in Track and Field

chapter Chapter 8|26 pages

Tennis Strokes and Equipment

chapter Chapter 9|27 pages

Mechanics of Cycling