Medicine, Sport and the Body

Medicine, Sport and the Body

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What role does sports medicine play in today's society? Is it solely about treating sports injuries? Should it only be concerned with elite sport? This book provides a history of the relationship between sport, medicine and health from the mid-19th century to today. It combines the sub-disciplines of the history of medicine and the history of sport to give a balanced analysis of the role of medicine in sport and how this has evolved over the past two centuries. In an age where sports medicine plays an increasingly prominent role in both elite and recreational sport, this book provides a timely and clear analysis of its rise and purpose.... 27 Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (2008) 152 Dick, Frank 71, 102 Dick, Kerr F.C. 156 Didrikson, Mildred 156 Diem, Carl 64 diet 25, ... female athletes 119 a€“ ethics 105a€“07, 116 a€“ Germany 229 n28 a€“ horse- racing 109a€“10 a€“ inter-war period 110a€“11 a€“ medication 46a€“7, ... 49a€“55, 77, 78, 130a€“2, 142a€“3, 145, 148 a€“ boxing 173, 189, 195a€“6 Duval, Lynne 164 Dyson, Geoff 7, 98 Earhart, Ameila 156 Easley, anbsp;...

Title:Medicine, Sport and the Body
Author:Neil Carter
Publisher:A&C Black - 2012-09-27


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