Going beyond the standard workout for boxers, this innovative manual introduces a diverse set of training methods, integrating them into drill sets that build the athletic attributes for which past and present fighters are known. From Leroy Jones sparring with chickens and Ken Norton’s 15 combined rounds of shadow boxing, sparring, and bag work to Ricky Hatton’s staggering 12-round sparring bouts with a body belt and Kosta Tszyu’s creative tennis-ball and head-strap punching apparatus, this guide highlights a wide vocabulary of exercises, all incorporating boxing-specific equipment. The drills can be performed solo or with a partner, and each piece of equipment is approached individually with detailed descriptions of routines, including floor exercises and drills with the heavy bag, medicine ball, horizontal rope, and jump rope. With two workout menus for weight training, this guide guarantees a regime to suit any individual need—be it professional or simply a desire to train like some of the best athletes in the world.
Boxing is more about what you do in resonse to punches than punching prowess itself. This guide is an encyclopedia of counter boxing and includes every effective defense, response and follow-up combination to every attack.--Publisher.
The Historical Dictionary of Boxing focuses on the as champions of boxing along with the lesser-known boxers who helped shape this sport. More of these boxers come from the United States but there are others from Europe, Asia and Latin America, and there are also entries on the major boxing countries as well. Plus entries on the rules, on the organizations, and on the technical terminology and jargon you have to know just to follow the bouts. The introduction provides a broad view of boxing’s history while the chronology traces events from 688 B.C. to 2012 A.D. Not all that much has been written on boxing that is not ephemeral, but much of that literature can be found in the bibliography. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the sport of boxing.
Written for women who want more out of their workout routine than polite, early-evening sessions of Pilates or Zumba or yoga, this go-to manual is filled with a wealth of information on high intensity training (HIT) that will help readers meet quality, high-end fitness objectives. The book begins with profiles of a diverse range of women who have blazed a trail in extreme sporting activities. It then addresses some of the usual concerns women have about becoming overly muscled, offering facts and real-life stories that prove that femininity doesn’t have to be sacrificed for fitness. The guide also discusses the importance and value of HIT, describing what it is, what is realistically achievable, and how approaches differ for men and women. Hundreds of illustrations of core exercises are also provided, from the basic building blocks to the most challenging exercises, and the exercises themselves are organized into a variety of conditioning programs that match different fitness levels and needs. Women looking to test the limits of their fitness and endurance need look no farther than this book.
With Skeletal, Chest and Abdomen Pattern Differentials
Author: Dennis Marchiori
Pubpsher: Elsevier Health Sciences
This unique chiropractic text takes a pattern approach to differential diagnosis that is rooted in the use of plain film, MRI, and CT in the imaging of the skeletal system, chest, abdomen, brain, and spinal cord. This pattern approach helps bridge the transition from image to differential diagnosis by helping readers recognize patterns of abnormality and develop a list of viable diagnostic possibilities. Coverage also includes an alphabetical listing of disease entities featuring detailed descriptions in a consistent format that lists background, imaging findings, clinical comments, key concepts, and more. Broad coverage of a wide range of imaging topics beyond basic skeletal radiology, such as the chest, abdomen, brain, and spinal cord This comprehensive text is contained in a convenient single volume Emphasizes plain film radiology and integrates it with MRI and CT Combines the utility of a pattern approach to understanding imaging diagnosis with traditional, detailed descriptions of disease entities Features extensive cross referencing from pattern to disease descriptions for quick reference Contains over 3500 high quality photos and illustrations Includes an extensive radiology chapter on physics, with algorithms for improving film quality Offers in-depth coverage of positioning and roentgenometrics Detailed information on traumatic injuries is listed in an easy-to-use table format Features a thorough discussion of disk degeneration and herniations Written by both chiropractors and medical doctors, providing a broader, multidisciplinary perspective Includes a complete glossary of nearly 500 radiological terms Front inside cover contains a pathology quick reference with corresponding figure numbers Contains a helpful listing of radiology mnemonics Improved image quality and larger images More in-depth coverage of congenital and normal variant topics Expanded sections on normal anatomy and film interpretation Includes more MRI patterns All chapters have been completely revised and updated
Release on 2008 | by James M. Craddock,Thomson Gale (Firm)
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