E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • The Science of Motorsport book cover

    The Science of Motorsport

    1st Edition

    Edited by David P. Ferguson

    Despite its worldwide following, high levels of investment and scientific complexity, there is a lack of evidence-based literature on the science of human performance in motorsport. Focusing on the physiological, psychological and sport medicine aspects of training, performance, injury and safety,…

    eBook – 2018-10-25
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Sport Neuroscience and Psychophysiology book cover

    Handbook of Sport Neuroscience and Psychophysiology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roland Carlstedt

    Out of the broad arena of sport science and sport psychology, Roland A. Carlstedt presents a comprehensive collection on the neuroscience and associated psychophysiology that underlies and drives sport performance. Featuring sections ranging from the basics and foundations (anatomy and physiology)…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

  • Controversies in Exercise Science book cover

    Controversies in Exercise Science

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Rowland

    Controversies in Exercise Science introduces a series of selected unresolved issues in the field of human exercise science. The common thread to all of these topics is that, in their ultimate resolution, they offer promise of insights into the essential principles of physiological systems and how…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

  • Mentoring Physical Education Teachers in the Secondary School: A Practical Guide book cover

    Mentoring Physical Education Teachers in the Secondary School

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Capel, Julia Lawrence

    Mentoring Physical Education Teachers in the Secondary School helps trainee and newly qualified mentors of physical education teachers in both developing their own mentoring skills and providing the essential guidance their beginning teachers need as they navigate the roller-coaster…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Mentoring Trainee and Newly Qualified Teachers

  • The Science of Basketball book cover

    The Science of Basketball

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandru Radu

    The Science of Basketball is the only book to examine the scientific principles underpinning preparation and performance in basketball, applied to both individual and team contexts. Drawing on the very latest scientific evidence, and including contributions from leading international coaches and…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge

  • Reach-to-Grasp Behavior: Brain, Behavior, and Modelling Across the Life Span book cover

    Reach-to-Grasp Behavior

    Brain, Behavior, and Modelling Across the Life Span, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniela Corbetta, Marco Santello

    Reaching for objects in our surroundings is an everyday activity that most humans perform seamlessly a hundred times a day. It is nonetheless a complex behavior that requires the perception of objects’ features, action selection, movement planning, multi-joint coordination, force regulation, and…

    eBook – 2018-08-28
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Developmental Science

  • Development of the Youth Athlete book cover

    Development of the Youth Athlete

    1st Edition

    By Neil Armstrong

    Development of the Youth Athlete offers a single-authored, well-illustrated, evidence-based, and integrated analysis of the development and trainability of the morphological and physiological characteristics which influence sport performance in youth. The book critically analyses the development of…

    eBook – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • Winning With Data: CRM and Analytics for the Business of Sports book cover

    Winning With Data

    CRM and Analytics for the Business of Sports, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Green

    For many years, sports rights owners have had an ‘if you build it, they will come’ attitude, suggesting they take their fans for granted. Combined with advances in broadcasting quality, digital marketing, and social media, this has resulted in diminishing attendances and participation levels. The…

    eBook – 2018-08-06
    Routledge

  • How Football Began: A Global History of How the World's Football Codes Were Born book cover

    How Football Began

    A Global History of How the World's Football Codes Were Born, 1st Edition

    By Tony Collins

    This ambitious and fascinating history considers why, in the space of sixty years between 1850 and 1910, football grew from a marginal and unorganised activity to become the dominant winter entertainment for millions of people around the world. The book explores how the world’s football codes -…

    eBook – 2018-08-06
    Routledge

  • Teaching Physical Education to Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities book cover

    Teaching Physical Education to Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

    2nd Edition

    By Philip Vickerman, Anthony Maher

    Teaching Physical Education to Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities provides a thorough overview of the challenges and opportunities for inclusion in PE lessons. Combining a theoretical framework with practical strategies for teachers, the title covers a diverse range of issues…

    eBook – 2018-07-27
    Routledge

  • The Neurocognition of Dance: Mind, Movement and Motor Skills book cover

    The Neurocognition of Dance

    Mind, Movement and Motor Skills, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Bettina Bläsing, Martin Puttke, Thomas Schack

    Dance has always been an important aspect of all human cultures, and the study of human movement and action has become a topic of increasing relevance over the last decade, bringing dance into the focus of the cognitive sciences. Since the first edition of The Neurocognition of Dance was published,…

    eBook – 2018-07-18
    Routledge

  • Reputational Challenges in Sport: Theory and Application book cover

    Reputational Challenges in Sport

    Theory and Application, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew C. Billings, W. Timothy Coombs, Kenon A. Brown

    Issues of reputation management are negotiated in a wide array of contexts, yet arguably one of the most visible of these areas involves how such stories unfold within the sporting arena. Whether involving individual athletes, teams, organizations, leagues, or global entities, the process of…

    eBook – 2018-06-22
    Routledge

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