The Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science series is a showcase for cutting-edge research from across the sport and exercise sciences, including physiology, psychology, biomechanics, motor control, physical activity and health, and every core sub-discipline. Featuring the work of established and emerging scientists and practitioners from around the world, and covering the theoretical, investigative and applied dimensions of sport and exercise, this series is an important channel for new and ground-breaking research in the human movement sciences.
Sociocultural Examinations of Sports Concussions
Human Fatigue Evolution, Health and Performance
Genetics and the Psychology of Motor Performance
Complex Sport Analytics
By Martin Toms, Meenu Dhingra, Pralay Majumdar
May 07, 2024
Sport Science in India: Practice and Perspective brings together key Indian academics and experts in the field of sports science (in its broadest sense) to produce summaries of the existing international research in fundamental topics of sport science with a focus on India in such a way that it can...
By Jess Dixon, Sean Horton, Laura Chittle, Joe Baker
May 06, 2022
Individual achievement in sport is often constrained by an athlete’s age relative to the peers with whom they participate. A common practice within sport and educational domains is to group youth based on their chronological ages to help promote equal competition, age appropriate instruction, and ...
By Jacky Forsyth, Claire-Marie Roberts
September 30, 2021
The Exercising Female: Science and Its Application is the first book to provide students, researchers, and professionals with an evidence-based reference on the exceptional scientific issues associated with female participation in sport and exercise. Based on the latest research, and treating ...
By Matt Ventresca, Mary McDonald
November 20, 2019
Sport’s "concussion crisis" has been characterized by controversial scientific discoveries, athlete suicides, and high-profile lawsuits involving professional sports leagues, while provoking widespread media coverage, changes to game rules, and debate about the future of many popular sports. ...
By Gordon Bloom, Jeffrey Caron
May 02, 2019
Recognition of concussion as a serious injury, informed by neurological and physiological research, is now commonplace in sport. However, research on the psychology of concussive injury—its psychological implications and outcomes, and psychological interventions for prevention and recovery—has ...
By Francesco Marino
April 01, 2019
Fatigue is a condition spanning the breadth of human functioning in health and disease and is a central concern in sport and exercise. Even so we are yet to fully understand its causes. One reason for this lack of understanding is that we seldom consider fatigue from an evolutionary perspective - ...
By Sigal Ben-Zaken, Véronique Richard, Gershon Tenenbaum
February 11, 2019
Despite the prevalence of behavioral research conducted through genetic studies, there is an absence of literature pertaining to the genetics of motor behavior. Genetics and the Psychology of Motor Performance is the first book to integrate cutting-edge genetic research into the study of the ...
By Felix Lebed
January 31, 2019
This book is the first to combine principles from analytics, complex systems theory, multi-disciplinary diagnostics and sport performance analysis. It considers athletes, teams, and sport organizations in individual and team games as complex systems, and demonstrates how complexity studies can ...
By Arnold Baca, Jürgen Perl
August 21, 2018
Modelling and simulation techniques are of central importance to conducting research in sport and exercise science, informing data collection and helping to analyze patterns of movement and physical performance. Modelling and Simulation in Sport and Exercise is the first book to offer an ...
By Mike Callan
June 18, 2018
The Science of Judo is the first book to set out and discuss the science, coaching and history behind judo performance. Evidence-based and informed by the latest research, the book offers practical guidance on preparing athletes for high performance and understanding the core tenets of sport ...
By Jason Vescovi, Jaci VanHeest
April 25, 2018
The Science of Figure Skating is the first book to provide an evidence-based and comprehensive reference for the scientific underpinnings of this complex Olympic sport, where early specialization presents unique challenges for coaches and athletes alike. Drawing on cutting-edge research and ...
By Ludovic Seifert, Peter Wolf, Andreas Schweizer
April 16, 2018
This is the first book to explore in depth the science of climbing and mountaineering. Written by a team of leading international sport scientists, clinicians and climbing practitioners, it covers the full span of technical disciplines, including rock climbing, ice climbing, indoor climbing and ...