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  • Marathon in Hong Kong

Marathon in Hong Kong

Challenges and Health

Ben FONG, Jonathan Heung On WAI

English , 2010/02 The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press

Tags: Medical Science & Health Care

229 x 152 mm , 344pp ISBN / ISSN : 978-962-996-430-6

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The essays in this collection cover topics relating to the history of marathon running in Hong Kong and Asia, what role gender difference plays in marathon sport performance, and the experience of organizing the race in Hong Kong. Concluding sections offer useful advice to runners on the proper way to prevent and treat injuries and the best ways to prepare for long-distance running. Contributors are chosen from a range of universities and are leading scholars, practictioners, and experts on sport.

Ben FONG is a Clinical Associate Professor (Honorary) in Family Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Jonathan Heung On WAI is a senior officer of the Hong Kong Auxiliary Medical Service.

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