GymnasticsBook - 2011
Over half a million people in the United States participate in gymnastics, making it an extremely popular sport. The risks of injury, however, are high. This easy-to-read guide will teach you ways to keep gymnastics safe through procedures such as equipment safety checks and comprehensive warm-up routines before exercise. This book includes informs on: Rehabilitating sprained ankles and wrists. Maintaining focus at competitions. Exercises used to strengthen damaged limbs or joints. Warning signs of wear-and-tear injuries. The importance of good nutrition. The dangers of performance-enhancing drugs. Book jacket.
Publisher: Broomall, Penn. : Mason Crest Publishers, c2011.
Branch Call Number: j 796.44 MCINTOSH
Characteristics: 96 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.