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  • Sport and Health: Exploring the Current State of Play book cover

    Sport and Health

    Exploring the Current State of Play, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Peter Krustrup

    It is a common assumption that sport is good for us and that participation in sport embodies public health benefits. With sport being increasingly used to deliver public health interventions worldwide, this book critically examines the rationale and evidence for sport as a public health policy tool…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Physical Activity and Educational Achievement: Insights from Exercise Neuroscience book cover

    Physical Activity and Educational Achievement

    Insights from Exercise Neuroscience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Romain Meeusen, Sabine Schaefer, Phillip Tomporowski, Richard Bailey

    A growing body of research evidence suggests that physical activity can have a positive effect on educational achievement. This book examines a range of processes associated with physical activity that are of relevance to those working in education – including cognition, learning, memory, attention…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Sport, Medicine and Health: The medicalization of sport? book cover

    Sport, Medicine and Health

    The medicalization of sport?, 1st Edition

    By Dominic Malcolm

    The relationship between sport, medicine and health in our society is becoming increasingly complex. This important and timely study explores this relationship through an analysis of changing political economies, altered perceptions of the body and science’s developing contribution to the human…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health: Critical Perspectives book cover

    Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Lisette Burrows

    The family is an important site for the transmission of knowledge and cultural values. Amidst claims that young people are failing to follow health advice, dropping out of sport and at risk of an ever-expanding list of lifestyle diseases, families have become the target of government interventions.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Doping and Public Health book cover

    Doping and Public Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nader Ahmadi, Arne Ljungqvist, Göran Svedsäter

    Doping – the use of performance-enhancing substances and methods – has long been a high-profile issue in sport but in recent years it has also become an issue in wider society. This important new book examines doping as a public health issue, drawing on a multi-disciplinary set of perspectives to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Learning Technologies and the Body: Integration and Implementation In Formal and Informal Learning Environments book cover

    Learning Technologies and the Body

    Integration and Implementation In Formal and Informal Learning Environments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victor R. Lee

    This volume explores how technology-supported learning environments can incorporate physical activity and interactive experiences in formal education. It presents cutting-edge research and design work on a new generation of "body-centric" technologies such as wearable body sensors, GPS tracking…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Eccentric Exercise: Physiology and application in sport and rehabilitation book cover

    Eccentric Exercise

    Physiology and application in sport and rehabilitation, 1st Edition

    By Hans Hoppeler

    Eccentric muscle contraction, during which a muscle lengthens while under tension, is a fundamental process of human movement but a surprisingly under-researched area of exercise science. Evidence suggests that training programmes which incorporate both eccentric and concentric contractions can…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Health and Elite Sport: Is High Performance Sport a Healthy Pursuit? book cover

    Health and Elite Sport

    Is High Performance Sport a Healthy Pursuit?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joe Baker, Parissa Safai, Jessica Fraser-Thomas

    Health and Elite Sport is the first book to critically examine the relationship between participation in high performance sport and health outcomes. Drawing on theory and empirical data from a wide range of disciplines, including sociology, developmental psychology, epidemiology, and physical…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Children and Exercise XIX: Promoting health and well-being book cover

    Children and Exercise XIX

    Promoting health and well-being, 1st Edition

    Edited by N. Armstrong

    The XIXth International Symposium of the European Group of Pediatric Work Physiology was held in Moretonhampstead, UK in September 1997 drawing together academic and medical experts from 26 countries under the theme of promoting health and well-being. This book contains the full text of the 11…

    Paperback – 2015-08-11
    Taylor & Francis

  • Children and Exercise XXVIII: The Proceedings of the 28th Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting book cover

    Children and Exercise XXVIII

    The Proceedings of the 28th Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manuel Coelho-E-Silva, Neil Armstrong

    Children and Exercise XXVIII presents the latest scientific research into paediatric exercise physiology, endocrinology, kinanthropometry, growth and maturation, and youth sport. Including contributions from a wide-range of leading international experts, the book is arranged into seven thematic…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge

  • Psychoneuroendocrinology of Sport and Exercise: Foundations, Markers, Trends book cover

    Psychoneuroendocrinology of Sport and Exercise

    Foundations, Markers, Trends, 1st Edition

    Edited by Felix Ehrlenspiel, Katharina Strahler

    Psychoneuroendocrinology is the study of the interaction between hormones, the brain and human behaviour. This is the first book to examine psychoneuroendocrinology in the context of sport and exercise, offering a comprehensive review of current research and assessment techniques and highlighting…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Watson, Alan Roulstone, Carol Thomas

    The Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies takes a multidisciplinary approach to disability and provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of the main issues in the field around the world today. Adopting an international perspective and consisting entirely of newly commissioned chapters…

    Paperback – 2014-02-27
    Routledge

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