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Biomechanical Principles of Tennis Technique

Biomechanical Principles of Tennis Technique

Using Science to Improve Your Strokes

  • Author: Duane V. Knudson
  • Publisher: Usrsa
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 136
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Explains the scientific basis of the forces and motions used in tennis strokes and applies six basic biomechanical principles players can use to improve their technique.

Biomechanical Principles and Applications in Sports

Biomechanical Principles and Applications in Sports

  • Author: Jani Macari Pallis
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • ISBN: 3030134679
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Routledge Handbook of Biomechanics and Human Movement Science

Routledge Handbook of Biomechanics and Human Movement Science

  • Author: Youlian Hong,Roger Bartlett
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1134132344
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 420
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The Routledge Handbook of Biomechanics and Human Movement Science is a landmark work of reference. Now available in a concise paperback edition, it offers a comprehensive and in-depth survey of current theory, research and practice in sports, exercise and clinical biomechanics, in both established and emerging contexts. Including contributions from many of the world's leading biomechanists, the book is arranged into five thematic sections: biomechanics in sports injury, orthopedics and rehabilitation health and rehabilitation training, learning and coaching methodologies and systems of measurement. Drawing explicit connections between the theoretical, investigative and applied components of sports science research, this book is both a definitive subject guide and an important contribution to the contemporary research agenda in biomechanics and human movement science. It is essential reading for all students, scholars and researchers working in sports biomechanics, kinesiology, ergonomics, sports engineering, orthopaedics and physical therapy.

World-class Tennis Technique

World-class Tennis Technique

  • Author: Paul Roetert,Jack L. Groppel
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
  • ISBN: 9780736037471
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 280
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Top tennis experts contribute to this analysis of optimal techniques for all the essential strokes of the game. 160 photos.

Routledge Handbook of Ergonomics in Sport and Exercise

Routledge Handbook of Ergonomics in Sport and Exercise

  • Author: Youlian Hong
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1136338659
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 608
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Ergonomics is concerned with the ‘fit’ between people and their work. With an increasing number of people becoming conscious about their health and participating in sport or physical activity, ergonomics has become an increasingly prominent concern within the sport and exercise sciences. From the design of footwear and artificial playing surfaces, to studies of proprioception by obese children , the way in which people interact with their environment - designed and natural – has important implications for performance sport and for the design of safe and beneficial forms of physical activity. The Routledge Handbook of Ergonomics in Sport and Exercise is the first book to offer a comprehensive and in-depth survey of cutting-edge scientific research into ergonomics in sport and exercise. Written by world-leading international scientists and researchers, the book explores key topics such as: Musculoskeletal adaptation to sports and exercise Environmental factors of injury and fatigue Load weight and performance Ergonomics in adapted sports and exercise Measurement in sports and exercise Modeling and simulation in ergonomics design Influence of playing surface, footwear and equipment design Bridging the gap between fundamental scientific research in sport and exercise and applications in sport and exercise contexts, this is an important reference for all advanced students, researchers and professionals working in sport and exercise science, kinesiology, sports technology, sports engineering, ergonomics, and product design.

Biomedical Engineering Principles in Sports

Biomedical Engineering Principles in Sports

  • Author: George K. Hung,Jani Macari Pallis
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 9780306484773
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 513
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Biomedical Engineering Principles in Sports contains in-depth discussions on the fundamental biomechanical and physiological principles underlying the acts of throwing, shooting, hitting, kicking, and tackling in sports, as well as vision training, sports injury, and rehabilitation. The topics include: -Golf ball aerodynamics and golf club design, -Golf swing and putting biomechanics, -Tennis ball aerodynamics and ball- and shoe-surface interactions, -Tennis stroke mechanics and optimizing ball-racket interactions, -Baseball pitching biomechanics and perceptual illusions of batters, -Football forward pass aerodynamics and tackling biomechanics, -Soccer biomechanics, -Basketball aerodynamics and biomechanics, -Vision training in sports, -Children maturation and performance, -Rehabilitation and medical advances in treatment of sports injuries. This book is essential reading for biomedical engineers, physicists, sport scientists, and physiologists who wish to update their knowledge of biomechanical and biomedical principles and their applications to sports. The book can be used in a one-semester Senior or Graduate-level course in Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering, Sports Technology, Sports Medicine, or Exercise Physiology. In addition, it will be of value to interested athletic laypersons who enjoy watching or participating in sports such as golf, tennis, softball, football, soccer, and basketball.

Fundamentals of Biomechanics

Fundamentals of Biomechanics

  • Author: Duane Knudson
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 0387493123
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 354
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Blending up-to-date biomechanical knowledge with professional application knowledge, this second edition presents a clear, conceptual approach to understanding biomechanics within the context of the qualitative analysis of human movement. It develops nine principles of biomechanics, which provide an applied structure for biomechanical concepts, and the application of each principle is fully explored in several chapters. The book also offers real-world examples of the application of biomechanics, which emphasize how biomechanics is integrated with the other subdisciplines of kinesiology to contribute to qualitative analysis of human movement.

Applied proceedings of the XVII International Symposium on Biomechanics in Sports

Applied proceedings of the XVII International Symposium on Biomechanics in Sports

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  • Author: Barry J. Gibson,Edith Cowan University. School of Biomedical and Sports Science,International Society of Biomechanics in Sports
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780729804561
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 69
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Introduction to Kinesiology

Introduction to Kinesiology

Studying Physical Activity

  • Author: Shirl J. Hoffman,Duane V. Knudson
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
  • ISBN: 1492586684
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 488
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Introduction to Kinesiology: Studying Physical Activity, Fifth Edition With Web Study Guide, gives students a complete overview of the field of kinesiology and explores the common career paths, questions, and ideas that are part of this dynamic and expanding discipline. This engaging, four-color introductory text stimulates curiosity about the vast field of kinesiology, provides a foundation for students to build on through further study, and generates awareness of the long-standing and current issues that kinesiology professionals seek to understand and solve. Editors Shirl J. Hoffman and Duane V. Knudson have retained the book's strong framework and have used feedback from instructors to streamline and condense the text while adding new and updated content. The fifth edition features a completely revitalized web study guide that encourages students to apply classroom content to real-world activities and better prepare for exams. The web study guide integrates reading assignments with gradable activities so that instructors can better monitor student progress, test understanding of key concepts, and adjust classroom discussions and pace. Additional updates to this new fifth edition include the following: • Updates to data, research, and graphics to incorporate the most recent discoveries • An increased focus on public health, allied health, and nutrition and wellness to reflect changes in this dynamic and growing field • New Professional Issues in Kinesiology sidebars that look at the issues of equality, evidence-based practice, expertise, and overload as they relate to the field of kinesiology • New Kinesiology Colleagues sidebars that introduce role models who demonstrate professional life in kinesiology and its related fields The text features the three-section structure that has always been a strength of this leading introductory textbook. Part I examines the diversity of physical activity and kinesiology and summarizes the importance of knowledge gained through physical activity experiences. Part II delves into the seven major subdisciplines of kinesiology, with an overview of major historical events, research methods, professional work and application, and ideas for career advancement in each. Part III elaborates on professionalism and then examines five main areas for career opportunities. The extensive and revitalized instructor ancillaries include an instructor guide, a test package, chapter quizzes, a presentation package, and an image bank that includes most art and tables from the text. Introduction to Kinesiology provides basic and essential information for students embarking on their study of kinesiology, and this updated fifth edition prepares them for future courses and further study.