Skis in the art of war /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Eimeleus, K. B. E. E., 1882-1935 (Author)
Corporate Author: JSTOR (Organization)
Other Authors: Frank, William D. (Translator)
Format: eBook
Published: Ithaca : Northern Illinois University Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2019.
Series:NIU series in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian studies.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • The hygienic and physiological significance of skiing
  • A short outline of skiing history
  • The evolution of skis
  • Various types of skis
  • Material for skis
  • Fabrication of skis
  • Upkeep and preservation of skis
  • Repairing skis
  • The effect of snow on skis and how they run
  • Poles
  • Methods of attaching skis and footwear for fkiing
  • Clothing
  • Ski-running : its history, theory, method, and technique
  • Riding behind a horse
  • Riding with a sail
  • Turning in place
  • Hill climbing
  • Mountain descent
  • The pole as a brake
  • Skis as a brake
  • Turns on the move
  • The proper execution of jumps
  • A chronicle of ski competitions
  • Systematic instruction of skiing in the military
  • Instruction of ski detachments with marching and company : battle formation, referencing "Infantry drill regulations"
  • Suggested schedule of ski instruction in the military
  • Essential rules for skiers on the march
  • "Stunts" and ski games
  • General setup of ski competitions
  • Scoring and rules of ski competitions
  • Significance and application of ski detachments in time of war
  • Conclusion
  • Main Gymnastics-Fencing School Press
  • The "Sportsmen" Company St. Petersburg.