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Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science, Canoeing

Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science, Canoeing

Don McKenzie (Editor), Bo Berglund (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-119-09720-4 March 2019 Wiley-Blackwell 152 Pages





A new volume in the Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science series from the International Olympic Committee, this volume Canoeing provides an accessible and comprehensive summary of the topic. 
  • Provides a concise, authoritative overview of the science, medicine and psycho-social aspects of canoeing
  • Offers guidance on medical aspects unique to the training and coaching of canoe athletes
  • The only book on this subject endorsed by the Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Canoe Federation (ICF)
  • Written and edited by global thought leaders in sports medicine

List of contributors

Foreword by ICF President

Foreword by IOC President


1. Introduction
Ian Mortimer and Don McKenzie

2. Biomechanics and Equipment
Barney Wainwright

3. The Canoe/Kayak Athlete
P. Lundström, Jorunn Sundgot-Borgen, and Don McKenzie

4. Physiology of Canoeing
Hans Rosdhal, Jose Calbet, A. William Sheel, and Robert Boushel

5. Sport Psychology for Canoe and Kayak
Penny Werthner

6. Training for Canoeing
Martin Hunter and Sylvain Curinier

7. Medical Problems in Canoeing and Kayaking
Bo Berglund

8. Orthopaedic Injuries in Canoeing
Jozsef Dobos

9. Paracanoe
John Edwards, Anna Bjerkefors, Johanna Rosen, and Olga Tarassova

10. Exercise Performance in Masters Canoeing Athletes
Bo Berglund

11. Diversity in Canoe Sport
Don McKenzie and Kari-Jean McKenzie