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Textbook of Sports Medicine: Basic Science and Clinical Aspects of Sports Injury and Physical Activity

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 10 May 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1041
  1. Domhnall MacAuley, general practitioner (
  1. Belfast

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    Eds Michael Kjaer, Michael Krogsgaard, Peter Magnusson, Lars Engebretsen, Harald Roos, Timo Takala, Savio L-Y Woo

    Blackwell Science, £89.50, pp 808

    ISBN 0 632 06509 5

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    Heaving, pumping, lifting, pushing, sweating, stretching, jumping, sprinting—all are drawn together in the ultimate performance. This book is an exceptional achievement, showing, once again, that the Scandinavians lead the field in academic sports medicine. The authors all come from Nordic countries or have strong links with them. And it shows. Astrand and Rodahl, the first household names in sports science, have worthy successors. …

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