E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Mental Skills for Athletes: A Workbook for Competitive Success book cover

    Mental Skills for Athletes

    A Workbook for Competitive Success, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth L. Shoenfelt

    Mental Skills for Athletes: A Workbook for Competitive Success is a step-by-step guide for developing a toolbox of mental skills. In this user-friendly workbook, Dr. Betsy Shoenfelt compiles materials from over 35 years of experience as a performance psychologist working to achieve competitive…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge

  • Extreme and Rare Sports: Performance Demands, Drivers, Functional Foods, and Nutrition book cover

    Extreme and Rare Sports: Performance Demands, Drivers, Functional Foods, and Nutrition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sourya Datta, Debasis Bagchi

    Two crucial components of a healthy life are nutrition and exercise. The importance of appropriate diet, food and nutrition are extremely important to be successful in sports, and, especially, in extreme sports. Extreme sport is an activity where a participant must demonstrate both mental and…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    CRC Press

  • The Physical Development Needs of Young Children book cover

    The Physical Development Needs of Young Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Duncombe

    With growing concerns over declining levels of school readiness and physical activity, this book highlights the importance of quality early movement experiences and explores the connection between poor early Physical Development opportunities and later difficulties in the classroom.  The book…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • From the Death Zone to the Boardroom: What Business Leaders and Decision Makers Can Learn From Extreme Mountaineering book cover

    From the Death Zone to the Boardroom

    What Business Leaders and Decision Makers Can Learn From Extreme Mountaineering, 1st Edition

    By Benedikt Boehm, Stefan Groschl

    This book explores experiences and reflections of an extreme sports athlete within the context of business, the latest scholarly works and research on topics that are relevant and timely for today’s managers and business leaders, and the daily challenges they face. Conviction, discipline, managing…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge

  • Psychosocial Health and Well-being in High-Level Athletes book cover

    Psychosocial Health and Well-being in High-Level Athletes

    1st Edition

    By Nick Galli

    The psychological health of competitive athletes is of paramount importance to performance, retention, and well-being in sport, and national governing bodies are increasingly concerned with its promotion. Psychosocial Health and Well-being in High-Level Athletes offers students, researchers, and…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge

  • Football Psychology: From Theory to Practice book cover

    Football Psychology

    From Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erkut Konter, Jürgen Beckmann, Todd M. Loughead

    Presenting an empirically underpinned synthesis of research and theory, while offering guidance for applied practitioners, this is the first book to comprehensively map the psychology of learning, playing, and coaching the world’s favourite sport. The book provides a complete analysis of key topics…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge

  • Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching book cover

    Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Light, Stephen Harvey

    Positive Pedagogy is an athlete-centred, inquiry-based approach that transforms the way we understand learning and coaching in sport. This book demonstrates how Positive Pedagogy for sport coaching can be successfully employed across a range of sports and levels of performance, while also providing…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge

  • Endurance Performance in Sport: Psychological Theory and Interventions book cover

    Endurance Performance in Sport

    Psychological Theory and Interventions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carla Meijen

    Athletes participating at all levels of endurance performance can relate to the impact of psychological factors. Whether it is motivation, self-belief, feeling nervous before a race, exercise-induced pain, sticking to a pacing strategy, or thoughts around what to focus on, there are a vast number…

    eBook – 2019-04-29
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury: An Interprofessional Case-Based Approach book cover

    The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury

    An Interprofessional Case-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Monna Arvinen-Barrow, Damien Clement

    The use of psychological interventions and counselling strategies has become a central part of injury prevention, rehabilitation, and return to participation process. The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury: An Interprofessional Case-Based Approach is the first book to offer students,…

    eBook – 2019-04-26
    Routledge

  • Behavior Management in Physical Education: A Practical Guide book cover

    Behavior Management in Physical Education

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Andrew E. Alstot, Crystal D. Alstot

    Behavior Management in Physical Education provides evidence-based, practical guidance on behavior management in the physical education classroom. Readers will learn how to identify and define problem behavior, discover the reasons behind misbehavior, create thriving classrooms via the incorporation…

    eBook – 2019-04-26
    Routledge

  • Functional Anatomy for Sport and Exercise: A Quick A-to-Z Reference book cover

    Functional Anatomy for Sport and Exercise

    A Quick A-to-Z Reference, 2nd Edition

    By Clare E. Milner

    Functional Anatomy for Sport and Exercise: A Quick A-to-Z Reference is the most user-friendly and accessible available reference to human musculoskeletal anatomy in its moving, active context. Fully updated and revised, the second edition features more illustrations to enhance student learning…

    eBook – 2019-04-25
    Routledge

  • Sports Nutrition for Paralympic Athletes, Second Edition book cover

    Sports Nutrition for Paralympic Athletes, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Broad

    Sports participation opportunities for individuals with impairments are increasing. Whether an athlete is beginning a sport or competing on the world stage for a podium finish, nutrition is recognized as being integral to optimizing their health, training capacity, and performance. Some athletes…

    eBook – 2019-04-15
    CRC Press

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