The Science of Figure Skating

The Science of Figure Skating is the first book to provide an evidence-based and comprehensive reference for the scientific underpinnings of this complex Olympic sport, where early specialization presents unique challenges for coaches and ...

The Science of Figure Skating

The Science of Figure Skating

The Science of Figure Skating is the first book to provide an evidence-based and comprehensive reference for the scientific underpinnings of this complex Olympic sport, where early specialization presents unique challenges for coaches and athletes alike. Drawing on cutting-edge research and featuring contributions from leading academics and practitioners, the book covers key topics of health, training and high performance in figure skating, including: Physiological demands Nutrition and hydration Training methods Psychology and mental performance Novel issues relating to performance such as travel and jet lag Technological innovation Effectively and succinctly applying theory to practice, The Science of Figure Skating is a valuable resource on integrating sport science concepts into training and performance. It is essential reading for any applied sport science student or researcher with an interest in winter sports, and coaches, sport science officers, nutritionists or clinicians involved in figure skating.

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The Science of Figure Skating
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Jason D. Vescovi, Jaci L. VanHeest
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-24 - Publisher: Routledge

The Science of Figure Skating is the first book to provide an evidence-based and comprehensive reference for the scientific underpinnings of this complex Olympic sport, where early specialization presents unique challenges for coaches and athletes alike. Drawing on cutting-edge research and featuring contributions from leading academics and practitioners, the book
The Science of a Triple Axel
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Ellen Labrecque
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-01 - Publisher: Cherry Lake

This book discusses the science behind various elements of ice-skating, particularly a triple axel. The chapters examine case studies of famous sports moments, explain how the athletes perform these actions, and document the history of how scientists, doctors, and coaches have been working to make these sports safer. Sidebars include
The Science of Figure Skating
Language: en
Pages: 40
Authors: M. Schottenbauer
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-03 - Publisher: CreateSpace

Learning to think in graphs can be fun! In this book, readers learn about sports in an entirely new way, through graphs! This book contains 28 graphs of moves from figure skating, including: Footwork Connecting Moves Spins Jumps Graphs contain a selection of physics data including force, acceleration, and trajectory.
Glide, Spin, & Jump the Science of Ice Skating
Language: en
Pages: 118
Authors: M. Schottenbauer
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-20 - Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

This book contains diagrams of skating moves, for reference purposes. Common figure skating moves are demonstrated by the cartoon character “Blue Dude,” color-coded for easy reference (red for right, and lavender for left). Diagrams show the basic movements required to complete footwork (3-turns, brackets, rockers, counters, mohawks, and choctaws), moves
Glide, Spin, & Jump
Language: en
Pages: 86
Authors: M. Schottenbauer
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-14 - Publisher: CreateSpace

In this book, readers gain access to real scientific data pertaining to the science of ice skating, promoting graph-reading, comparison, contrast, and calculation skills. Graphs show the motion of various types of skates across ice, along with the forces required for straight motion. Skates studied include figure, hockey, double-runner, and

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