The Sport Participation Fitness Examination

by W.Ben Kibler

Format: Other book format 120 pages

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This book sets standards for testing athletes before they participate in sport and enlarges the scope of the traditional preparticipation fitness examination by: introducing a method of characterizing sports to show the differences in muscular demands; demonstrating testing procedures that show musculoskeletal deficiencies; and demonstrating how the individualized fitness profile can be used as a starting point for conditioning. The book describes sport-specific tests for 11 sports, which should enable team physicians and athletic trainers to be thorough and consistent in testing all relevant factors, regardless of the sport.

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Published
01/08/1990

Publisher
Human Kinetics Publishers

ISBN
9780873222976


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