Advances in Sport, Leisure and Ergonomics by Thomas ReillyAdvances in Sport, Leisure and Ergonomics by Thomas Reilly

Advances in Sport, Leisure and Ergonomics

EditorThomas Reilly

Hardcover | March 5, 2002

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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.
Title:Advances in Sport, Leisure and ErgonomicsFormat:HardcoverPublished:March 5, 2002Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415271258

ISBN - 13:9780415271257


Table of Contents

The Collection of Papers are:Fitting the Tasks to the PersonErgonomics and Sports Science: the Common Factors,T. Reilly, Liverpool John Moores UniversitySport, Leisure and Well-being - An Ergonomics Perspective,R. J. Sheppard, University of Toronto, CanadaPhysical Activity for a Healthy Workforce,N. T. Cable, Liverpool John Moores UniversityKinathropometry: the Relation Between Structure and Function,J. P. Clarys, Virije Universiteit Brussel, BelgiumMeasurement in Sport and Ergonomics,G. Atkinson, Liverpool John Moores UniversityWork-Based Musculoskeletal Problems,D. Leighton, Health and Safety ExecutiveAnalysing and Enhancing PerformanceThe Learning of Motor Skills: Sport Science and Ergonomic Perspectives Performance and Human Factors,R. N. Singer, University of FloridaSelf-Regulation Training in Sport and Work,L. Hardy, University of BangorNutritional Optimisation of Exercise Performance,C. Williams, Loughborough UniversityComputerised Notation Analysis in Sport,A. Borrie, Liverpool John Moores UniversityEnvironmentHeat Stress and Acclimatisation,B. Nielsen, University of Copenhagen, DenmarkExercise and the Cold,T. Noakes, University of Cape Town, South AfricaTraining and Exercise at High Altitudes,B. Levine, University of Texas Southwestern Dallas, USAThe Travelling Athlete,T. Reilly, G. Atkinson and J. Waterhouse, Liverpool John Moores UniversityThe Submarine Workforce,D. Fothergill, Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory, CT, USAAir Pollution and Exercise,G. Atkinson, Liverpool John Moores UniversitySpecial PopulationsThe Ergonomics of Wheechair Sports,L. H. V. Van Der Woude, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands Exercise and the Female,T. Reilly, Liverpool John Moores UniversityChildren's Health and Physical Activity,G.. Stratton, Liverpool John Moores UniversityAgeing and Muscular Performance,D. Golspink, Liverpool John Moores UniversitySport TechnologyElectromyography Applied to Sport Ergonomics,J. P. Clarys, Virije Universiteit Brussel, BelgiumThe Protection Function of Sports Footwear,M. Lake. Liverpool John Moores UniversityAthlete Response Tests in Biomechanical Evaluation of Running Shoes,A. Lees, Liverpool John Moores UniversityPower, Muscular Work and External Forces in Cycling,G. de Groot, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The NetherlandsThe Design and Evaluation of Sports Clothing,A. Purvis and N. t. Cable, Sheffield Hallam University