E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Global Practices and Training in Applied Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology: A Case Study Approach book cover

    Global Practices and Training in Applied Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

    A Case Study Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Gualberto Cremades, Lauren S. Tashman

    Global Practices and Training in Applied Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology offers case analysis as a vehicle to address issues and experiences in the application of sport, exercise, and performance psychology (SEPP) and the supervision/training of individuals to become professionals in…

    eBook – 2016-05-20
    Routledge

  • Sports Nutrition Needs for Child and Adolescent Athletes book cover

    Sports Nutrition Needs for Child and Adolescent Athletes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chad M. Kerksick, Elizabeth Fox

    As the number of child and adolescent athletes continues to increase each year, more children are being exposed to greater training volumes and increasing physical demands-making the need for nutritional and recovery guidance increasingly important. While massive amounts of empirical research are…

    eBook – 2016-04-27
    CRC Press

  • Carnitine Metabolism and Human Nutrition book cover

    Carnitine Metabolism and Human Nutrition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin T. Wall, Craig Porter

    Carnitine Metabolism and Human Nutrition offers a contemporary and in-depth look at the biological effects of carnitine metabolism and its application to clinical and sports nutrition, based on decades of robust scientific enquiry. It gathers and distills key results of the last 20 years of…

    eBook – 2016-04-19
    CRC Press

  • Learning on Your Feet: Incorporating Physical Activity into the K–8 Classroom book cover

    Learning on Your Feet

    Incorporating Physical Activity into the K–8 Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Brad Johnson, Melody Jones

    In this much-needed book, you’ll learn how incorporating physical activity into the classroom can improve students’ engagement, achievement, and overall wellness. Students typically spend most of the day sitting at their desks, and many don’t have recess or PE, yet research shows that regular…

    eBook – 2016-04-14
    Routledge

  • Positive Youth Development through Sport: second edition book cover

    Positive Youth Development through Sport

    second edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Nicholas L. Holt

    Cutting through the political rhetoric about the power of sport as a tool for social change and personal improvement, this book offers insight into how and why participating in sport can be good for children and young people. As the first text to focus on the role of sport in positive youth…

    eBook – 2016-04-07
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Functional Beverages and Human Health book cover

    Handbook of Functional Beverages and Human Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fereidoon Shahidi, Cesarettin Alasalvar

    Handbook of Functional Beverages and Human Health provides potential applications and new developments in functional beverages, nutraceuticals, and health foods. In addition to serving as a reference manual, it summarizes the current state of knowledge in key research areas and contains novel ideas…

    eBook – 2016-04-06
    CRC Press

  • Learning in Sports Coaching: Theory and Application book cover

    Learning in Sports Coaching

    Theory and Application, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lee Nelson, Ryan Groom, Paul Potrac

    The facilitation of learning is a central feature of coaches’ and coach educators’ work. Coaching students and practitioners are, as a result, being expected to give increasing levels of thought towards how they might help to develop the knowledge and practical skills of others. Learning in Sports…

    eBook – 2016-03-31
    Routledge

  • Advances in Coach Education and Development: From research to practice book cover

    Advances in Coach Education and Development

    From research to practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wayne Allison, Andrew Abraham, Andy Cale

    This book highlights the latest advances in coach education and development through collaborative research co-ordinated by the English Football Association, the only national governing body of sport to run a coaching research programme. Advances in Coach Education and Development presents the first…

    eBook – 2016-03-31
    Routledge

  • Cooperative Learning in Physical Education and Physical Activity: A Practical Introduction book cover

    Cooperative Learning in Physical Education and Physical Activity

    A Practical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Ben Dyson, Ashley Casey

    This book introduces Cooperative Learning as a research-informed, practical way of engaging children and young people in lifelong physical activity.  Written by authors with over 40 years’ experience as teachers and researchers, it addresses the practicalities of using Cooperative Learning in the…

    eBook – 2016-03-10
    Routledge

  • Re-Designing Youth Sport: Change the Game book cover

    Re-Designing Youth Sport

    Change the Game, 1st Edition

    By John McCarthy, Lou Bergholz, Megan Bartlett

    Many observers have pointed out what is wrong with youth sport: an emphasis on winning at all costs; parental over-involvement; high participation costs that exclude many families; lack of vigorous physical activity; lack of player engagement; and no focus on development. Currently, most attempts…

    eBook – 2016-02-26
    Routledge

  • Strength Training for Soccer book cover

    Strength Training for Soccer

    1st Edition

    By Bram Swinnen

    Strength and power are key elements of soccer performance. A stronger player can sprint faster, jump higher, change direction more quickly and kick the ball harder. Strength Training for Soccer introduces the science of strength training for soccer. Working from a sound evidence-base, it explains…

    eBook – 2016-02-22
    Routledge

  • Out in Sport: The experiences of openly gay and lesbian athletes in competitive sport book cover

    Out in Sport

    The experiences of openly gay and lesbian athletes in competitive sport, 1st Edition

    By Eric Anderson, Rory Magrath, Rachael Bullingham

    Research has shown that since the turn of the millennia, matters have rapidly improved for gays and lesbians in sport. Where gay and lesbian athletes were merely tolerated a decade ago, today they are celebrated. This book represents the most comprehensive examination of the experiences of gays…

    eBook – 2016-02-12
    Routledge

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