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Science and Football IV

1st Edition

Edited by Aron Murphy, Thomas Reilly, Warwick Spinks


450 pages

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This edited collection brings together the latest research into the range of sports known as football.

With contributions by a large number of the leading international researchers in the field, the book aims to bridge the gap between theory and practice in football, and to raise the awareness of the value of a scientific approach to the various football codes.

The book contains nearly seventy papers, examining aspects ranging from match analysis and medical aspects of football to metabolism and nutrition, psychology and behaviour, and management and organization. Containing a wealth of research data, and a huge range of examples of how science can be applied; this book represents an invaluable reference for coaches, trainers, managers, medical staff, and all those involved in supporting performers in the many football codes.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Biomechanics of Football Part 2: Fitness Test Profiles of Footballers Part 3: Match Analysis Part 4: Medical Aspects of Football Part 5: Metabolism and Nutrition Part 6: Paediatric Science and Football Part 7: Psychology and Motor Behaviour in Football Part 8: Football Training Part 9: Women and Football

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / General