An extremely fast-paced and physical game, ice hockey is one of the four major North American professional sports and a popular event at the Winter Olympics. Providing an overview of the origins and history of ice hockey and current issues affecting the game, this book presents clear and readable descriptions of the scientific principles and concepts relevant to the sport, the biomechanics and physiology involved for the players, and the elements of sports medicine uniquely associated with the game.
- Juvenile Nonfiction, Sports + Recreation
- Sports + Recreation / Hockey, Hockey
- September 10, 2010
- November 12, 2010
- Anne Wallace Sharp