Soccer (Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine)

Soccer (Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine)

By: Bjorn Ekblom (editor)Paperback

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This volume is intended as a resource for doctors and other health professionals involved in the treatment of soccer players. It covers all aspects of the game, from tactics to nutrition, and from the history of soccer to injury treatment and prevention. There are also chapters dealing with the female soccer player, the referee, the goalkeeper and the role of the team physician.


The history of soccer; the evolution of soccer tactics; motion characteristics; physiological demands; biomechanical aspects; physiological profile of the player; the female player; the referee; evaluation of physical performance; physical conditioning; nutritional aspects; the team physician; injuries; locomotoric injuries in young players; the goalkeeper; injury prevention; medical aspects of peak performance; doping.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780632033287
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780632033287
  • weight: 658
  • ISBN10: 0632033282

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