ERIC Number: ED320888
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-May
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Biomechanics of Distance Running.
Cavanagh, Peter R., Ed.
Contributions from researchers in the field of running mechanics are included in the 13 chapters of this book. The following topics are covered: (1) "The Mechanics of Distance Running: A Historical Perspective" (Peter Cavanagh); (2) "Stride Length in Distance Running: Velocity, Body Dimensions, and Added Mass Effects" (Peter Cavanagh, Rodger Kram); (3) "Sagittal Plane Kinematics of the Lower Extremity During Distance Running" (Monica Milliron, Peter Cavanagh); (4) "Upper Extremity Function in Distance Running" (Richard Hinrichs); (5) "Rearfoot Motion in Distance Running" (Christopher Edington, E. C. Frederick, Peter Cavanagh); (6) "Muscle Activity in Running" (Irene McClay, Mark Lake, Peter Cavanagh); (7) "The Lessons from Animal Studies" (R. McNeill Alexander); (8) "Ground Reaction Forces in Distance Running" (Doris Miller); (9) "Transmission and Attenuation of Heelstrike Accelerations" (Gordon Valiant); (10) "Biomechanical Aspects of Distance Running Injuries" (Stanley James, Donald Jones); (11) "Relationships between Distance Running Biomechanics and Running Economy" (Keith Williams); (12) "Scale Effects in Distance Running" (E. C. Frederick); and (13) "Gender Differences in Distance Running" (Anne E. Atwater). (JD)
Descriptors: Athletes, Biofeedback, Biomechanics, Distance, Exercise Physiology, Kinesthetic Perception, Motor Reactions, Physical Activities, Running, Sports Medicine
Human Kinetics Books, Box 5076, Champaign, IL 61825-5076 ($36.00).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
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