a fascinating insight into the way that fans are interacting directly with their sporting heroes during major sporting events using Twitter.
Managing Sport Facilities continues to engage students with a clear writing style, extensive real-world examples and information on managing a wide range of facilities, from professional sport stadiums to smaller and more familiar health clubs, colleges and recreational environments.
Exciting and ambitious plans to change the face of Burnley Football Club’s ground Turf Moor and the surrounding area with millions of pounds of investment, including the building of the UK’s first football university, have been unveiled by the Premier League club’s bosses.
The third edition of Therapeutic Exercise for Musculoskeletal Injuries is the most comprehensive text available for understanding and applying therapeutic exercise techniques. Thoroughly updated, this major resource contains an extensive explanation of the science and application involved in developing safe therapeutic programmes for the general population as well as specific programmes for individuals. The text presents the most current evidence-based information regarding therapeutic exercise techniques available.
The Sports Medicine Clinic at the University of Virginia Health System is using a cutting-edge therapy called platelet rich plasma (PRP) to help heal injured ligaments, tendons and muscles. PRP therapy has gained some national media attention because of its use with high-profile, professional American Footballers such as Troy Polamalu and Hines Ward of the Pittsburgh Steelers; Hines and Chris Canty of the New York Giants. “PRP treatment is ideal for both elite athletes and weekend warriors,” explains David Diduch, MD, professor of orthopaedic surgery at the University. “Our goal is to speed up the healing process and possibly prevent the need for invasive procedures like surgery.”
Assessment and Treatment of Muscle Imbalance blends postural techniques, neurology and functional capabilities in order to alleviate chronic musculoskeletal pain and promote greater functionality.
Researchers have found evidence that a low-carbohydrate diet appears to be more effective in reducing blood pressure than a combination of the weight-loss drug orlistat and a low-fat diet, whilst providing a similar substantial weight loss
Respected coach and television commentator, Ralph Dellor has provided the proper techniques of batting, bowling, fielding and wicket-keeping through clear, detailed instructions, full-colour photos and illustrations and 71 of the game’s best drills.