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Author Schwartz, Heather E.

Title Gymnastics / Heather E. Schwartz.

Imprint Farmington Hills, Mich. : Lucent Books, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 796.44 SCH    Available
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 796.4 SCH    Available
Description 96 p. : col. ill., photographs ; 24 cm.
Series Science behind sports
Science behind sports.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An ancient sport -- Training and conditioning -- Somersaults, headstands, and other beginner moves -- Flying high -- Injuries and treatments -- The psychology of gymnastics.
Summary Provides an overview of the sport's origins and evolution, presenting the scientific principles and concepts relevant to gymnastics, the biomechanics and physiology involved, and the elements of sports medicine uniquely associated with gymnasts.
Subject Gymnastics.
ISBN 9781420502770 (hardcover)
1420502778 (hardcover)

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