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Boxing and medicine.
  1. Ian Mcgibbon
  1. Kircudbright

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    Ed R C Cantu. (Pp 207; £28.50.) Leeds: Human Kinetics Europe Ltd, 1995. ISBN 0-87322-797-2.

    I enjoyed reading this book. A book consisting solely of accounts of boxing related injuries would probably have been a chore to read and reinforced my prejudices about a pastime in which participants have to punch their opponents to score points. However, this is a well balanced book that sets out the medical aspects of boxing in a logical fashion.

    The differences between amateur and professional boxing are explained, and there are chapters that address …

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