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  • All Wound Up: Play-By-Play Book 10

    by Jaci Burton

    series Play-By-Play #10
    All Wound Up is the tenth sexy novel in the Play-By-Play series from New York Times bestselling author Jaci Burton. Perfect for fans of Lori Foster, Maya Banks and Jill Shalvis.This player is done striking out... Baseball player Tucker Cassidy is experiencing a slump in his professional - and personal - game. After a painful altercation involving his ex-girlfriend's knee, he's convinced things ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Climb

    The Autobiography

    by Chris Froome

    On 26th July 2015, Chris Froome entered the record books. He won cycling's ultimate race - the Tour de France - for the second time.Taking a double Yellow Jersey was a staggering achievement. This memoir shows just how remarkable it was, given the uphill struggle Froome faced. Growing up in Kenya, biking down mile after mile of dusty road, and staying in a humble tin hut, he developed a fierce ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Straight Dope Updated Edition

    The Inside Story of Sport's Biggest Drug Scandal

    by Chip Le Grand

    The greatest drugs scandal in Australian sport goes well beyond who took what.What happened at Essendon, what happened at Cronulla, is only part of the story. From the basement office of a suburban football club to the seedy corners of Peptide Alley to the polished corridors of Parliament House, The Straight Dope is an inside account of the politics, greed and personal feuds which fuelled an ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Anatomy and Human Movement E-Book

    Structure and function

    by Nigel Palastanga and 8 more

    series Physiotherapy Essentials
    Over the past 22 years, Anatomy and Human Movement has grown into a classic textbook, helping students to understand and remember the mechanisms which allow movement to take place. Now in its sixth edition, the approach remains the same – each section of the body is presented systematically where readers are introduced to the bones, then guided through the muscles, joints , nervous system and ... Read more

    $128.58 AUD

  • Taller, Slimmer, Younger

    21 Days to a Foam Roller Physique

    by Lauren Roxburgh

    There’s a new buzzword in the fitness world: fascia. It’s the connective tissue that wraps around your muscles and organs and helps keep everything in place. But in our increasingly busy and often stressful lives, tension and toxins are often stored within our fascia, resulting in serious long-term consequences, such as excess weight, acute anxiety, chronic pain and poor posture.Fitness and ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Lost Art of Running

    A Journey to Rediscover the Forgotten Essence of Human Movement

    by Shane Benzie and 1 more

    The Lost Art of Running is an opportunity to join running technique analyst coach and movement guru Shane Benzie on his journey across five continents as he trains with and analyses the running style of some of the most gifted athletes on the planet.'Running technique has to be one of the most subjective issues out there: 10 minutes' investigation on the internet will generally confuse rather than ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • Pilates − A Teachers’ Manual

    Exercises with Mats and Equipment for Prevention and Rehabilitation

    by Verena Geweniger and 1 more

    The Pilates book for professionals: Background information and extensive practical knowledge on using the Pilates approach in prevention and therapy. The foundations include, among others, the "Pilates Principles" (Breathing, Centering, Flow, Precision, Concentration, Control and Coordination). The extensive praxis part presents all techniques and exercises (mat and equipment training) with ... Read more

    $80.18 AUD

  • Rebuilding Milo

    The Lifter's Guide to Fixing Common Injuries and Building a Strong Foundation for Enhancing Performance

    by Aaron Horschig and 1 more

    Every athlete who spends time in the weight room eventually deals with pain/injury that leaves them frustrated and unable to reach their highest potential. Every athlete ought to have the ability to take the first steps at addressing these minor injuries. They shouldn’t have to wait weeks for a doctor’s appointment, only to be prescribed pain medications and told to “take two weeks off lifting” or ... Read more

    $46.06 AUD

  • Sports And Remedial Massage Therapy

    by Mel Cash

    This is the definitive reference book on massage as a remedial therapy for sports training and sports injuries. It covers all practical and theroretical aspects of the subject, ranging from the basics through to the treatment of soft tissue injuries; and it gives guidance on how to work in a support role with medical practitioners treating more serious injury. It offers innovative new ideas like ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Musculoskeletal Examination and Assessment E-Book

    A Handbook for Therapists

    by Nicola J. Petty and 11 more

    series Physiotherapy Essentials
    Now in its fifth edition, this core textbook continues to provide a comprehensive, systematic guide to the examination, assessment and clinical reasoning processes needed by clinicians when managing patients with musculoskeletal conditions. Nicola Petty is joined by Dionne Ryder in editing this new edition, which also sees an expanded number of specialist clinicians and academics contributing ... Read more

    $66.43 AUD

  • ACL Injury Rehabilitation: Everything You Need to Know to Restore Knee Function and Return to Activity

    - Physical therapy programs for ACL tears treated without surgery - Physical therapy programs to do after surgery

    by Sue Barber-Westin and 1 more

    An ACL tear is a serious knee injury. Physical therapy is required to restore normal knee function, even if ACL surgery is not performed. This eBook details rehab programs for ACL tears. Instructions are given for exercises done at home or in a fitness club. Advanced training programs are described for athletes who wish to return to sports such as soccer or basketball. It is recommended that any ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Strength and Conditioning for Triathlon

    The 4th Discipline

    by Mark Jarvis

    Strength & Conditioning for Triathlon is an accessible, practical introduction to strength and conditioning for endurance sports, dispelling many of the myths which have led to misunderstanding and misuse of the techniques in the past. With specific chapters on injury prevention, the swim, the cycle and the run, this ideal triathlon companion gives detailed and practical examples of how each ... Read more

    $36.51 AUD

  • Integrated Sports Massage Therapy E-Book

    A Comprehensive Handbook

    by Anders Jelvéus and 1 more

    Integrated Sports Massage Therapy is a highly illustrated evidence-based handbook which presents a wide range of effective sports massage techniques to cover any sports-related situation.Anders Jelveus explains and applies effective techniques from a variety of disciplines of manual therapy, ranging from commonly used sports massage strokes to more advanced concepts for real-life effective sports ... Read more

    $84.25 AUD

  • League of Denial

    The NFL, Concussions, and the Battle for Truth

    by Mark Fainaru-Wada and 1 more

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The story of how the NFL, over a period of nearly two decades, denied and sought to cover up mounting evidence of the connection between football and brain damage“League of Denial may turn out to be the most influential sports-related book of our time.”—The Boston Globe“Professional football players do not sustain frequent repetitive blows to the brain on a regular ... Read more

    $21.66 AUD

  • The Athlete’s Guide to Diabetes

    by Sheri R. Colberg

    Diabetes doesn’t have to slow you down. Whether you’re a recreational exerciser or a competitive athlete, The Athlete’s Guide to Diabetes has the training and performance advice you need to remain active while effectively managing your condition.Renowned researcher and diabetes expert Dr. Sheri Colberg offers best practices and tips for managing blood glucose levels for athletes of all ages with ... Read more

    $34.42 AUD

  • Yoga Your Home Practice Companion

    A Complete Practice and Lifestyle Guide: Yoga Programmes, Meditation Exercises, and Nourishing Recipes

    by Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre

    Achieve a healthy body, mental alertness, and inner serenity through the practice of hatha yoga.Combining step-by-step asanas, detailed illustrations, programmes, mindfulness techniques, diet advice, and recipes, Yoga: Your Home Practice Companion is the complete practice and lifestyle guide for students of all abilities.Master breathing and mindfulness techniques to recharge your energy levels ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Runner's World Run Less, Run Faster

    Become a Faster, Stronger Runner with the Revolutionary 3-Run-a-Week Training Program

    by Bill Pierce and 4 more

    series Runner's World
    The Furman Institute of Running and Scientific Training (known as FIRST) is dedicated to make running more accessible and limit overtraining and burnout while producing faster race times. FIRST is one of the foremost experts in the world on the science of running; its authority is unmatched and the promise of training less and accomplishing more has made the first two editions of Run Less, Run ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD

  • Runner's World Train Smart, Run Forever

    How to Become a Fit and Healthy Lifelong Runner by Following The Innovative 7-Hour Workout Week

    by Bill Pierce and 2 more

    series Runner's World
    From the experts at the Furman Institute of Running and Scientific Training (FIRST), Runner's World Train Smart, Run Forever goes beyond traditional training programs and addresses the issues that prevent runners from reaching their full potential. This book will teach you how to become a fit, fast, and healthy lifelong runner by following the authors’ innovative 7-hour workout week. In this new ... Read more

    $15.50 AUD

  • Play On

    How to Get Better With Age

    by Jeff Bercovici

    How do the world's best athletes combat ageing, and what you can do to keep up?"Encouraging reading for jocks who are late to the game but committed to the win all the same." Kirkus Review"An energetic romp" that "smartly separates science from quackery." Publishers WeeklySports are about challenging our physical limits. But the greatest limit of all remains undefeated: age.Not, though, for the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Knee Arthrofibrosis: Everything You Need to Know to Recognize, Treat, and Prevent Loss of Knee Motion After Injury or Surgery

    by Frank Noyes and Sue Barber-Westin

    Knee arthrofibrosis is a complication in which an excessive amount of scar tissue forms that limits the knee's normal amount of flexion (ability to bend) and extension (straighten). If untreated, arthrofibrosis causes permanent dysfunction of the limb and severe arthritis. This problem is usually triggered by a specific event such as an injury or operation, which is called secondary arthrofibrosis ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Run for Your Life

    Mindful Running for a Happy Life

    by William Pullen

    **As heard on Dr Rangan Chatterjee's 'Feel Better, Live More' Podcast**We all know how a long walk, a slow jog or a brisk run can free our minds to wander, and give us a powerful uplifting feeling. Some call it the 'runner's high', others put it down to endorphins. But what if we could channel that energy and use it to make positive change in our lives?William Pullen is a psychotherapist who helps ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Sports Massage

    by Dr Jari Ylinen and 1 more

    Sports therapy has made huge advances in recent years and is no longer the preserve of the professional athlete.More and more people who take part in sport at all levels are seeking treatment from masseurs and other therapists for injury or the fatigue that follows intensive training. This landmark book is the first to set out in full the techniques and routines involved in sports massage, as well ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Functional Atlas of the Human Fascial System E-Book

    by Carla Stecco and 4 more

    Principally based on dissections of hundreds of un-embalmed human cadavers over the past decade, Functional Atlas of the Human Fascial System presents a new vision of the human fascial system using anatomical and histological photographs along with microscopic analysis and biomechanical evaluation.Prof. Carla Stecco – orthopaedic surgeon and professor of anatomy and sport activities – brings ... Read more

    $96.79 AUD

  • After the Count

    The death of Davey Browne

    by Stephanie Convery

    When Sydney boxer Davey Browne died in 2015 after being knocked out in the final round of a title fight that he was about to win, boxing once again came under intense public scrutiny. For journalist Stephanie Convery, the story of that fatal fight raised questions she became determined to answer: who should be held accountable when someone dies in the ring? Did the actions of the referee, the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD