Walter R. Thompson
Part of the esteemed IOC Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science series, this new volume on Training and Coaching the Paralympic Athlete will be athlete-centred with each chapter written for the practical use of medical doctors and allied health personnel. The chapters also consider the role of medical science in the athlete s sporting career and summarize current international scientific Paralympic literature. * Provides a concise, authoritative overview of the science, medicine and psycho-social aspects of training and coaching disabled and Paralympic athletes * Offers guidance on medical aspects unique to the training and coaching of Paralympic athletes * Endorsed by both the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) * Written and edited by global thought leaders in sports medicine
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