E-books: Sport and Exercise Science

  • Basketball Data Science: With Applications in R book cover

    Basketball Data Science

    With Applications in R, 1st Edition

    By Paola Zuccolotto, Marica Manisera

    Using data from one season of NBA games, Basketball Data Science: With Applications in R is the perfect book for anyone interested in learning and applying data analytics in basketball. Whether assessing the spatial performance of an MBA player’s shots or doing an analysis of the impact of…

    eBook – 2020-01-03
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Science Series

  • Testing and Evaluation of Strength and Power book cover

    Testing and Evaluation of Strength and Power

    1st Edition

    By Mike McGuigan

    Strength and power are recognised as key components of human health and performance. Therefore, it is vital for exercise scientists and strength and conditioning practitioners to be able to assess these qualities effectively. Testing methods of these components are often presented as standalone…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • Essentials of Performance Analysis in Sport: Third edition book cover

    Essentials of Performance Analysis in Sport

    Third edition, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Mike Hughes, Ian M Franks, Mike Hughes, Ian M. Franks, Henriette Dancs

    The coaching process is about enhancing performance by providing feedback about the performance to the athlete or team. Researchers have shown that human observation and memory are not reliable enough to provide accurate and objective information for high-performance athletes. Objective measuring…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • Elite Soccer Players: Maximizing Performance and Safety book cover

    Elite Soccer Players

    Maximizing Performance and Safety, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ryan Curtis, Courteney Benjamin, Robert Huggins, Douglas J. Casa

    The sport of soccer has evolved immensely since its beginning around 2,000 years ago and is now considered the most popular sport in the world. The research related to the physical, psychological, and tactical aspects of the game has risen in conjunction with its fame. Elite Soccer Players:…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • The Use of Video Technologies in Refereeing Football and Other Sports book cover

    The Use of Video Technologies in Refereeing Football and Other Sports

    1st Edition

    Edited by Manuel Armenteros, Anto J. Benitez, Miguel Ángel Betancor

    For a long time, various different lobbying sectors have claimed that the use of video technology is an effective aid in decision-making. Now the IFAB has taken a historic step in the approval of experiments on the use of video to provide support to football refereeing. The Use of Video…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Technology and Engineering

  • Designing and Conducting Research in Health and Human Performance book cover

    Designing and Conducting Research in Health and Human Performance

    2nd Edition

    By Tracey D Matthews, Kimberly T Kostelis

    Designing and Conducting Research in Health and Human Performance, 2nd edition shows students how to become effective producers and consumers of health and human performance research. Like the first edition, this edition provides comprehensive coverage of both quantitative and qualitative research…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Routledge

  • Football as Medicine: Prescribing Football for Global Health Promotion book cover

    Football as Medicine

    Prescribing Football for Global Health Promotion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Krustrup, Daniel Parnell

    It is beyond dispute that physical activity is good for us, but what are the benefits, challenges and impacts of sport on health? This is the first book to focus on football in the context of health from individual, public and population-level perspectives. Football as Medicine examines the…

    eBook – 2019-11-22
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Strength and Conditioning: A Concise Introduction book cover

    Strength and Conditioning

    A Concise Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By John Cissik

    Strength and Conditioning: A Concise Introduction offers a concise but comprehensive overview of training for athletic performance. Introducing essential theory and practical techniques in all of the core areas of athletic training, the book clearly demonstrates how to apply fundamental principles…

    eBook – 2019-11-21
    Routledge

  • Sports Coaching: A Theoretical and Practical Guide book cover

    Sports Coaching

    A Theoretical and Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ed Cope, Mark Partington

    The application of the theoretical underpinnings of coaching to practice is a central concern in sport. How should academic research seek to inform applied practice, and how should practising coaches integrate research into their professional activities? Sports Coaching: A Theoretical and Practical…

    eBook – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • Sociocultural Examinations of Sports Concussions book cover

    Sociocultural Examinations of Sports Concussions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matt Ventresca, Mary G McDonald

    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.…

    eBook – 2019-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • The Myths About Nutrition Science book cover

    The Myths About Nutrition Science

    1st Edition

    By David Lightsey

    Many nutrition science and food production myths and misconceptions dominate the health and fitness field, and many athletes and active consumers unknowingly embrace a myriad of what can be deemed “junk science” which has now infiltrated many related science fields. Consumers simply have no…

    eBook – 2019-11-14
    Routledge

  • Skill Acquisition in Sport: Research, Theory and Practice book cover

    Skill Acquisition in Sport

    Research, Theory and Practice, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Nicola J. Hodges, A. Mark Williams

    Skill Acquisition in Sport gives academics, students, coaches and practitioners the broadest and most scientifically rigorous grounding in the principles and practice of the field. Fully revised, updated and restructured, the third edition integrates theory and practice, and provides more material…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge

6Series in Sport and Exercise Science

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