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Dr. George Sheehan's Medical advice for runners / by George A. Sheehan.

Mountain View, CA : World Publications, [1978] .
ISBN 0890371342, 9780890371343

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Mt. Vernon campus stacks
RC1220.R8 S52 Available Request
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Standard Title Medical advice for runners
Other Title Medical advice for runners
Subjects Athletic Injuries.
Course à pied.
Running -- Physiological aspects.
Running injuries.
Sports Medicine.
Sports medicine.
Description 303 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1978]
Notes Includes indexes.
Contents pt. I. Sports medicine. Diseases of excellence ; What doctors can do -- part II. Running fitness. Reasons to run ; How to start running ; effects of training -- part III. Stress-defense system. The need for stress ; Working too hard ; Results of excess stress -- part IV. Musculoskeletal system. Structural weaknesses ; Look first at feet ; Shoes and inserts ; Extra exercises ; Foot injuries ; Heel injuries Achilles injuries ; Shin injuries ; Knee injuries ; Muscle injuries ; Back injuries ; General wear and tear -- part V. Cardiovascular system. Getting to the heart ; Reading the responses ; It's in the blood -- part VI. Respiratory system. Clearing the air ; Bad breathing ; Respiratory problems -- part VII. Gastrointestinal system. Few words on diet ; What runners eat ; What runners drink ; internal upsets -- part VIII. Other systems. Skin and nail care ; Genito-urinary system ; Headaches, hemorrhoids, etc -- part IX. The environment. Listening to yourself ; Heat and cold ; Pollution and altitude ; Surface and terrain -- part X. Psychological factors. The shape you're in ; Running and the head ; Jogger, runner, racer ; Living with pain.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4349911
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WorldCat Identities Sheehan, George.
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