E-books: Research Methods

  • Research Methods in Outdoor Studies book cover

    Research Methods in Outdoor Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Humberstone, Heather Prince

    Over the last two decades Outdoor Studies has emerged as an innovative and vibrant field of study. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive appraisal of established and cutting-edge research methods as applied to Outdoor Studies. Covering qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods, the book…

    eBook – 2019-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Outdoor Studies

  • Physical Activity Assessment: A Lifecourse Approach book cover

    Physical Activity Assessment

    A Lifecourse Approach, 1st Edition

    By Paul Innerd

    Lifecourse research in physical activity tracks long-term trends in physical activity behaviours and gives an insight into the link between a physically active lifestyle and later-life health outcomes. However, the complexity of physical activity behaviours, and the analytical issues posed by…

    eBook – 2019-07-10
    Routledge

  • Feminist Applied Sport Psychology: From Theory to Practice book cover

    Feminist Applied Sport Psychology

    From Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leeja Carter

    With an emphasis on women and transwomen athletes and exercisers of color, Feminist Applied Sport Psychology: From Theory to Practice introduces the reader to feminist, black feminist, and womanist sport psychology, offering an alternative and powerful approach to working with athletes.  Covering…

    eBook – 2019-07-01
    Routledge

  • Recovery and Stress in Sport: A Manual for Testing and Assessment book cover

    Recovery and Stress in Sport

    A Manual for Testing and Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Michael Kellmann, Sarah Kölling

    Balancing training, stress, and recovery is essential for achieving optimal performance. The performance of professional athletes can be severely compromised by overtraining, injuries, prolonged periods of competition, or even life events outside their sporting lives. The current recovery-stress…

    eBook – 2019-03-19
    Routledge

  • Improving Your NCAA® Bracket with Statistics book cover

    Improving Your NCAA® Bracket with Statistics

    1st Edition

    By Tom Adams

    Twenty-four million people wager nearly $3 billion on college basketball pools each year, but few are aware that winning strategies have been developed by researchers at Harvard, Yale, and other universities over the past two decades. Bad advice from media sources and even our own psychological…

    eBook – 2019-01-14
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    ASA-CRC Series on Statistical Reasoning in Science and Society

  • Sports Analytics: Analysis, Visualisation and Decision Making in Sports Performance book cover

    Sports Analytics

    Analysis, Visualisation and Decision Making in Sports Performance, 1st Edition

    By Ambikesh Jayal, Allistair McRobert, Giles Oatley, Peter O'Donoghue

    As the analysis of big datasets in sports performance becomes a more entrenched part of the sporting landscape, so the value of sport scientists and analysts with formal training in data analytics grows. Sports Analytics: Analysis, Visualisation and Decision Making in Sports Performance  …

    eBook – 2018-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sports Performance Analysis

  • Data Analytics in Football: Positional Data Collection, Modelling and Analysis book cover

    Data Analytics in Football

    Positional Data Collection, Modelling and Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Memmert, Dominik Raabe

    Data Analytics in Football provides students, researchers and coaches with a firm grounding in the principles of modern performance analysis. It offers an insight into the use of positional data, exploring how it can be collected, modelled, analysed and interpreted. Introducing cutting-edge methods…

    eBook – 2018-05-30
    Routledge

  • Conducting Practitioner Research in Physical Education and Youth Sport: Reflecting on Practice book cover

    Conducting Practitioner Research in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Reflecting on Practice, 1st Edition

    By Ashley Casey, Tim Fletcher, Lee Schaefer, Doug Gleddie

    There is now a widespread expectation that teachers and coaches should be reflective practitioners, an expectation written into national standards of education in many countries. This innovative book introduces the methods by which teachers and coaches can conduct research into their own…

    eBook – 2017-11-22
    Routledge

  • Visualizing Baseball book cover

    Visualizing Baseball

    1st Edition

    By Jim Albert

    Visualizing Baseball provides a visual exploration of the game of baseball. Graphical displays are used to show how measures of performance, at the team level and the individual level, have changed over the history of baseball. Graphs of career trajectories are helpful for understanding the…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    ASA-CRC Series on Statistical Reasoning in Science and Society

  • Laboratory and Field Exercises in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics book cover

    Laboratory and Field Exercises in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics

    1st Edition

    By James Watkins

    Laboratory and Field Exercises in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics is the first book to fully integrate practical work into an introduction to the fundamental principles of sport and exercise biomechanics. The book concisely and accessibly introduces the discipline of biomechanics and describes the…

    eBook – 2017-08-07
    Routledge

  • Doing a Research Project in Sport Performance Analysis book cover

    Doing a Research Project in Sport Performance Analysis

    1st Edition

    By Peter O'Donoghue, Lucy Holmes, Gemma Robinson

    The research project or dissertation is a core component of any degree programme in the rapidly developing discipline of sport performance analysis. This highly practical and accessible book provides a complete step-by-step guide to doing a research project. Showcasing the very latest research…

    eBook – 2017-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sports Performance Analysis

  • Sport Industry Research and Analysis: An Approach to Informed Decision Making book cover

    Sport Industry Research and Analysis

    An Approach to Informed Decision Making, 1st Edition

    By Jacquelyn Cuneen, David Tobar

    Sport Industry Research & Analysis offers a no-nonsense, straightforward approach to the study of research design and statistical analysis in the sport enterprise. Each chapter outlines real-world instances in which research and statistics contribute to bottom-line decisions. The book includes…

    eBook – 2017-05-08
    Routledge

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