Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of the International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry (ISAK)
Edited by Mike Marfell-Jones, Thomas Reilly
Routledge – 2003 – 306 pages
The International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry held its 8th International Conference in Manchester in July 2002. This volume contains a selection of papers presented to the Conference, where the meeting was held in conjunction with the 12th Commonwealth International Sport Conference, immediately prior to the XVII Commonwealth Games.
The Content is structured into five parts:
· methodological issues in kinanthropometry
· paediatric science
· applications of kinanthropometry
· women and exercise
The collection of the chapters into an edited book provides readers with an outline of the current state of knowledge in kinanthropometry.
Introduction PART I Methodology. PART II Paediatric Science. PART III Anthropometry in sports. PART IV Females and Exercise. PART V Health-related Studies
Thomas Reilly is President of the World Commission on Science and Sport and Director of the Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences at Liverpool John Moores University.
Mike Marfell-Jones is Chair of Health Sceinces, University College of Learning, Wellington, New Zealand and President, International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry.