Basketball: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine (Olympic by Douglas B. McKeag

By Douglas B. McKeag

Basketball covers the epidemiology of basketball harm, the physiological calls for of basketball, preventive medication, pre-participation exam and targeted concerns to accept to the younger basketball participant, and eventually appears on the 'special' basketball participant -- diabetics, asthmatics, epileptics, and so on.

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1993) Changes in fitness during 4 years of intercollegiate basketball. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 7, 26–29. J. & Häkkinen, K. (eds) (2002) Strength Training for Sport. Blackwell Science, Oxford. N. A. (1999) Comparison of physical and physiological variables for female college basketball players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 13, 264–270. , Berg, K. & Baechle, T. (1994) Physical and performance characteristics of NCAA division I male basketball players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 8, 214–218.

Further reading Antonio, J. R. (2001) Sports Supplements. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Bernardot, D. (2000) Nutrition for Serious Athletes. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Burke, L. (1995) The Complete Guide to Food for Sports Performance, 2nd edn. St Leonards, Australia: Allen & Unwin. com. S. & Rorvik, D. (2001) PDR for Nutritional Supplements. Montvale: Medical Economics Company. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Manore, M.

6 lists food sources of minerals and the DRIs (dietary reference intakes). The electrolytes sodium and potassium are important for maintaining optimal hydration status and cardiovascular function, and preventing cramps. Athletes should not overly restrict the use of salt, unless advised by a health care professional. Consuming lightly salted foods or using sodium-containing condiments before a game, as well as making use of sports drinks during exercise can help to prevent sodium loss. Fruits, juices, and sports drinks are excellent sources of potassium, that can be used during and post exercise, as well as the night before games to ensure optimal potassium levels.

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