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Author Klawans, Harold L.

Title Why Michael couldn't hit : and other tales of the neurology of sports / Harold L. Klawans.

Imprint [New York, NY] : W.H. Freeman, c1996.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  612.044 K669w    ---  Available
Description xii, 308 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-300) and index.
Contents The pregame show -- Why Michael Jordan couldn't hit a baseball -- Primo Carnera : the bigger they are -- The first overtime : sudden death -- The seventh inning stretch : Michael Jordan and Wayne Gretzky -- The bantam : Ben Hogan -- The nineteenth hole : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart -- Muhammad Ali's brain -- Between rounds -- The men with the not-so-golden arms : J.R. Richard and Whitey Ford -- The tenth inning : Bruce Sutter -- Flying like a butterfly : Wilma Rudolph -- The four-minute neurologist : Roger Bannister -- A break in the action : Willie Mays, Vic Wertz, and Eddie Gaedel -- Just right : Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf -- One fine morning : Lou Gehrig -- First-half Jameson -- Saving the best for last : Babe Didrikson Zaharias.
Subject Neurophysiology.
Sports -- Physiological aspects.
Nervous system -- Diseases -- Complications.
ISBN 0716730014 (hardcover)

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