Apollo & Daphne
Masterpieces of Greek MythologyBook - 1998
When Amy Steadman left home to play soccer for the University of North Carolina's legendary team, she seemed destined to become one of America's great woman players. By age twenty, after five knee surgeries, she was retired from the sport she loved. America's female athletes, from girls in their early teens to young women in college, are suffering an epidemic of devastating injuries. This does not have to be. Research is finding causes. Prevention programs decrease risks. But first we have to squarely face the crisis. Acclaimed journalist Michael Sokolove spent three years exploring the full dimensions of the crisis and learning how it must be addressed. For players, parents, coaches, athletic trainers, and physical therapists, Warrior Girls is required reading. You'll learn: How young players can train and play safely, How today's youth sports culture puts girls at risk, The latest research on the causes of ACL tears in female athletes, The psychological effects of serious injury, The physiological differences between men and women and how they affect performance Book jacket.
Publisher: Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, 1998.
Branch Call Number: J 292.13 Barber
Characteristics: 45 p. :,col. ill. ;,23 x 29 cm.
Alternative Title: Apollo and Daphne