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Published: 23 October 2008

670 Pages | 145 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199232482

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Paediatric Exercise Science and Medicine

Second Edition

Edited by Neil Armstrong and Willem van Mechelen

  • A new edition of the leading reference work for all those working in developmental exercise science and medicine
  • The content draws on the latest research, to provide an evidence-based guide, with details of original sources and references for further reading
  • Chapters are cross-referenced where appropriate, giving easy access to complementary/more in-depth information across the book
  • Each chapter concludes with a bulleted summary so that the main points can be quickly identified

New to this Edition:

  • Part 5 is now focused on the Elite Young Athlete, with new chapters on the development of the young athlete, hormonal responses and adaptations, aerobic training, and maximal intensity and strength training
  • New chapters have been added on ethics in paediatric research, field tests of performance, growth and maturation, exercise metabolism, and gene-physical activity interactions

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