Biomechanics and ergonomics

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Part of the esteemed IOC Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science series, this new volume on Training and Coaching the Paralympic Athlete will be athlete-centred with each chapter written for the practical use of medical doctors and allied health personnel. The chapters also consider the role of medical science in the athlete’s sporting career and summarize current international scientific Paralympic literature.

*Provides a concise, authoritative overview of the science, medicine and psycho-social aspects of training and coaching disabled and Paralympic athletes
*Offers guidance on medical aspects unique to the training and coaching of Paralympic athletes
*Endorsed by both the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC)
*Written and edited by global thought leaders in sports medicine
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTraining and Coaching the Paralympic Athlete
EditorsYves Vanlandewijck, Walter Thompson
Place of PublicationChichester, West Sussex, UK; Ames, Iowa, USA
Number of pages32
ISBN (Electronic)9781119045120
ISBN (Print)9781119044338
Publication statusPublished - 1-Jun-2016


  • Training
  • Coaching
  • Paralympic Athlete

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