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1st Edition

Advances in Sport, Leisure and Ergonomics

ISBN 9780415271257
Published May 3, 2002 by Routledge
400 Pages

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Book Description

This important new volume brings together recent research by leading international ergonomists and sport and exercise scientists. The book presents a wide range of studies in occupational ergonomics, each utilizing techniques that are also employed by sports and exercise science research groups, and therefore breaks new ground in the interface between sport and industry. Arranged into sections examining environment, special populations, human factors interface, sports technology and occupational health, this book will be an essential purchase for all those involved in sports science or ergonomics research.

Table of Contents

The Collection of Papers are: Fitting the Tasks to the Person Ergonomics and Sports Science: the Common Factors, T. Reilly, Liverpool John Moores University Sport, Leisure and Well-being - An Ergonomics Perspective, R. J. Sheppard, University of Toronto, Canada Physical Activity for a Healthy Workforce, N. T. Cable, Liverpool John Moores University Kinathropometry: the Relation Between Structure and Function, J. P. Clarys, Virije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium Measurement in Sport and Ergonomics, G. Atkinson, Liverpool John Moores University Work-Based Musculoskeletal Problems, D. Leighton, Health and Safety Executive Analysing and Enhancing Performance The Learning of Motor Skills: Sport Science and Ergonomic Perspectives Performance and Human Factors, R. N. Singer, University of Florida Self-Regulation Training in Sport and Work, L. Hardy, University of Bangor Nutritional Optimisation of Exercise Performance, C. Williams, Loughborough University Computerised Notation Analysis in Sport, A. Borrie, Liverpool John Moores University Environment Heat Stress and Acclimatisation, B. Nielsen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Exercise and the Cold, T. Noakes, University of Cape Town, South Africa Training and Exercise at High Altitudes, B. Levine, University of Texas Southwestern Dallas, USA The Travelling Athlete, T. Reilly, G. Atkinson and J. Waterhouse, Liverpool John Moores University The Submarine Workforce, D. Fothergill, Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory, CT, USA Air Pollution and Exercise, G. Atkinson, Liverpool John Moores University Special Populations The Ergonomics of Wheechair Sports, L. H. V. Van Der Woude, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands Exercise and the Female, T. Reilly, Liverpool John Moores University Children's Health and Physical Activity, G.. Stratton, Liverpool John Moores University Ageing and Muscular Performance, D. Golspink, Liverpool John Moores University Sport Technology Electromyography Applied to Sport Ergonomics, J. P. Clarys, Virije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium The Protection Function of Sports Footwear, M. Lake. Liverpool John Moores University Athlete Response Tests in Biomechanical Evaluation of Running Shoes, A. Lees, Liverpool John Moores University Power, Muscular Work and External Forces in Cycling, G. de Groot, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands The Design and Evaluation of Sports Clothing, A. Purvis and N. t. Cable, Sheffield Hallam University

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