Sport Science

Physiology- Last updated May 13, 1997
Books Bundey, Nikki. In the Snow. [First Sports Science Series] Minneapolis : Lerner Group, 1996.
Enwemeka, Chukuka S. The Science of Human Motion. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1994.
Reilly, T., et al. Biological Rhythms & Exercise. New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Articles --. "The Gender Unbenders." [Discrimination in sports against women with unusual genes.] The Economist, February 1, 1992.
--. "Winning with Tesosterone." [In "Random Samples" column, Constance Holden, Ed.] Science, v269, September 8, 1995, pp. 1341(2).
Allman, Willam F. "Weight Lifting: What Makes Muscles Work." [Chapter in:] Newton at the Bat: The Science in Sports. Ed. by Allman, William F., and Eric W. Schrier. Ann Arbor: Books on Demand, 1994, pp. 110-113.
Bower, Bruce. "Pumped Up and Strung Out: Steroid Addiction May Haunt the Quest for Bigger Muscles." Science News, v140, pp. 30-31.
Brody, Jane E. "Making the Most of Your Muscles with Proper Care, Nutritino, and Exercises." [In the "Personal Health" column.] New York Times, January 14, 1987.
Buskirk, E.R., and J. Mendez. "Sports Science and Body-Composition Analysis - Emphasis on Cell and Muscle Mass." Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, v16 n6, 1984, pp. 584-593.
Delhagen, Kate. "The Many Shapes of Sport." [Women's body shapes and their suitability to specific sports.] Women's Sports & Fitness, February 1987, pp. 28(3).
Diamond, Jared. "The Athelete's Dilemma." Discover, Aug. 1991, p. 78-83.
Dickman, Steven. "East Germany: Science in the Disservice of the State." [East Germany research to perfect steroid druges for athletes.] Science, v254, October 4, 1991.
Epstein, Sue Hoover. "World Records: The Limits of Human Performance." [Chapter in:] Newton at the Bat: The Science in Sports. Ed. by Allman, William F., and Eric W. Schrier. Ann Arbor: Books on Demand, 1994, pp. 123-127.
Gold, Michael. "Wrestling with Weight Loss." [Chapter in:] Newton at the Bat: The Science in Sports. Ed. by Allman, William F., and Eric W. Schrier. Ann Arbor: Books on Demand, 1994, pp. 97-100.
Heagerty, A.M. "Winning Rhythm.?" Lancet, v343, February 5, 1994, p310.
Honda, Kyoko. " Sports Nutrition Science for Victory. Food Practice of Professional Sport Players. Observation from Afield." Eiyo Nippon [Nutrition of Japan] [Language: Japanese], v39 n3, 1996, pp. 128-130.
McDonald, Mark. "Pushing the Envelope." [Factors involved in improved Olympic performance." Civilization, May-June, 1996, pp. 40-47.
Masood, Ehsan. "Performance-Enhancers Pose Dilemma for Rule-Makers." Nature, v382, July 4, 1996, pp. 16.
Masood, Ehsan. "Swifter, higher, stronger: pushing the envelope of performance." Nature, v382, July 4, 1996, pp. 12-13.
Neff, Craig. "How High? How Far? How Soon?: Assessing the Limits of Track and Field Again. Sports Illustrated, September 14, 1988, v69 n12, pp.156(2).
Nieman, D.C., et al. "Immune Function in Atheletes versus Nonatheletes." International Journal of Sports Medicine, v16 n5, July 1995, pp. 329-333.
Noonan, David. "The Heart of the Matter." [Cardiac health in athletes.] Sports Illustrated, March 11, 1996, pp. 68(8).
O'Connor, A.M., et al. "Circulating Gastrointestinal Hormone Changes in Marathon Training." International Journal of Sports Medicine, v16 n5, July 1995, pp. 283-287.
O'Connor, A.M., et al. "Circulating Gastrointestinal Hormone Changes in Marathon Running." International Journal of Sports Medicine, v16 n5, July 1995, pp. 283-287.
Ochert, Ayala. "Could Women Take a Lead Over Men in the Long Run?" Nature, v382, July 4, 1996, pp. 15-16."
Pesmen, Curtis. "Five Atheletic Body Types: Ultimate Fitness Comes from Knowing Your Physique--Its Strengths and Limits-- and Putting It to Work in the Right Sport." Esquire, May 1986, pp. 109(7).
Surridge, Christopher. "Science Tracks Down the Training Dangers." Nature, v382, July 4, 1996, pp. 14-15.
Turnball, Alison. "Making all the Right Moves." New Scientist, July 25, 1992. pp. 23-27.
Walsh, Julie. Caffeine Boost or Java Jive? Women's Sport & Fitness, September 1994, pp. 67-8.
Wintsch, Susan. "The Physiology of Keeping Cool." [Chapter in:] Newton at the Bat: The Science in Sports. Ed. by Allman, William F., and Eric W. Schrier. Ann Arbor: Books on Demand, 1994, pp. 105-109.
Video / Film
Lesson Plans & Experiments
Computer Media
Internet Resources WorldOrtho - The Ultimate Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Web Site. URL: http://www.worldortho.com
Organizations American College of Sports Medicine. URL: http://www.acsm.org
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. URL: http://www.sportsmed.org
Neuromuscular Research Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh. URL: http://www.pitt.edu/~neurolab/
Journals Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews: The Official Annual Series of the American College of Sports Medicine. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins.
The Physician and Sportsmedicine. URL: http://www.physsportsmed.com/journal.htm
Sports Medicine Newsletter: The Newsletter of Athletic Performance. Pennsylvania State University. URL: http://cac.psu.edu/%Ehgk2/feature.html
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