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
Originele taal-2English
TitelTraining and Coaching the Paralympic Athlete
RedacteurenYves Vanlandewijck, Walter Thompson
Plaats van productieChichester, West Sussex, UK; Ames, Iowa, USA
Aantal pagina's32
ISBN van elektronische versie9781119045120
ISBN van geprinte versie9781119044338
StatusPublished - 1-jun-2016

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