Jamaican Gold: Jamaican Sprinters
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Jamaican Gold: Jamaican Sprinters

By Rachael Irving, Vilma Charlton
US$ 9.99
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Book Description
Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • Section 1. The Science of Jamaica’s Sprinting Ability
    • 1. Why Jamaica Rules in Sprinting
    • 2. Charting the Ancestry of Elite Jamaican and US Sprinters
    • 3. Some Biomedical Mechanisms in Athletic Prowess
    • 4. White Men Can’t Run: Where Is the Scientific Evidence?
    • 5. Physical Therapy: Keeping Athletes on the Move
    • 6. Jamaican Yams, Athletic Ability and Exploitability
  • Section 2. Brand Jamaica: The Lives of Some Sprinters
    • 7. A Historic Picture . . . Tells a Fine Story
    • 8. A Jamaican Pioneer: Cynthia Thompson’s Story
    • 9. Usain Bolt: Phenomenal Track and Field Athlete
    • 10. Melaine Walker: Olympic Games and World Championships Gold-Medal Hurdler
  • Section 3. The History of Jamaican Sprinting in Pictures
  • Section 4. The Cultural Norms That Make Jamaicans Unique
    • 11. Run for Your Life
    • 12. The Challenge of Teaching Physical Education in Jamaica
    • 13. The Role of Boys’ and Girls’ Championships in Jamaica’s Track-and-Field Glory
  • Section 5. Protection Issues
    • 14. Blood Doping in Sports and Detection Strategies
    • 15. Elite Athletes: The Importance of Haematologic Passports
    • 16. Intellectual Property and the Business of Sports
  • Contributors
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