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Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics, Paperback / softback Book


This is the clearest and most straightforward biomechanics textbook currently available.

By breaking down the challenging subject of sport and exercise biomechanics into short thematic sections, it enables students to grasp each topic quickly and easily, and provides lecturers with a flexible resource that they can use to support any introductory course on biomechanics. The book contains a wealth of useful features for teaching and learning, including clear definitions of key terms, lots of applied examples, guides to further reading, and revision questions with worked solutions.

It has been significantly expanded to encompass rapidly developing areas, such as sports equipment design and modern optoelectronic motion analysis systems, and it includes a number of new sections that further develop the application of biomechanics in sports performance and injury prevention.

A new companion website includes a test bank, downloadable illustrations and, where appropriate, suggestions for learning outcomes and/or lab-based sessions for lecturers. Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics has been an invaluable course companion for thousands of students and lecturers over the last decade.

Engaging, direct, and now fully refreshed, it is the only biomechanics textbook you'll ever need.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 428 pages, 253 Line drawings, black and white; 16 Halftones, black and white; 33 Tables, black and w
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Biomechanics, human kinetics
  • ISBN: 9781138640245



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