Taylor & Francis India: Physical Activity and Health

  • 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

  • Advancing the Profession of Exercise Physiology book cover

    Advancing the Profession of Exercise Physiology

    1st Edition

    By Tommy Boone

    In recent times, the ASEP (American Society of Exercise Physiologists) leaders have developed and implemented academic standards to promote professionalism in academic programs throughout the U.S. The effort represents a significant change in the scope and the monitoring of the exercise…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge

  • Human Fatigue: Evolution, Health and Performance book cover

    Human Fatigue

    Evolution, Health and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Francesco E. Marino

    Fatigue is a condition spanning the breadth of human functioning in health and disease and is a central concern in sport and exercise. Even so we are yet to fully understand its causes. One reason for this lack of understanding is that we seldom consider fatigue from an evolutionary perspective -…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Psychological Aspects of Sport-Related Concussions book cover

    Psychological Aspects of Sport-Related Concussions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gordon A. Bloom, Jeffrey G. Caron

    Recognition of concussion as a serious injury, informed by neurological and physiological research, is now commonplace in sport. However, research on the psychology of concussive injury—its psychological implications and outcomes, and psychological interventions for prevention and recovery—has…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport and Exercise Systems Genetics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sport and Exercise Systems Genetics

    1st Edition

    Edited by J. Timothy Lightfoot, Monica J. Hubal, Stephen M. Roth

    Technological advances over the last two decades have placed genetic research at the forefront of sport and exercise science. It provides potential answers to some of contemporary sport and exercise’s defining issues and throws up some of the area’s most challenging ethical questions, but to date,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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

  • Research Methods in Physical Activity and Health book cover

    Research Methods in Physical Activity and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen R. Bird

    Physical activity is vital for good health. It has an established strong evidence base for its positive effects on functional capacity, reducing the risk of many chronic diseases, and promoting physical, mental and social well-being. Furthermore, these benefits are evident across a diversity…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04
    Routledge

  • The Seven Practices of Mentally Superior Athletes: Harnessing Skills from Sport Psychology book cover

    The Seven Practices of Mentally Superior Athletes

    Harnessing Skills from Sport Psychology, 1st Edition

    By Raphael Wald

    Once athletes reach the highest levels of competition in college and professional sports, the mental aspect of the game becomes increasingly vital to performance. The Seven Practices of Mentally Superior Athletes is a short and snappy reference text intended for repeated use that explains the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge

  • Bicycle Utopias: Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures book cover

    Bicycle Utopias

    Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures, 1st Edition

    By Cosmin Popan

    Bicycle Utopias investigates the future of urban mobilities and post-car societies, arguing that the bicycle can become the nexus around which most human movement will revolve. Drawing on literature on post-car futures (Urry 2007; Dennis and Urry 2009), transition theory (Geels et al. 2012) and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • The Science and Physiology of Flexibility and Stretching: Implications and Applications in Sport Performance and Health book cover

    The Science and Physiology of Flexibility and Stretching

    Implications and Applications in Sport Performance and Health, 1st Edition

    By David G. Behm

    Stretching is a fundamentally important part of sport and exercise, playing a role in improving performance, and preventing injury and rehabilitation, but its scientific underpinnings have, to this point, been overlooked in book publishing. The Science and Physiology of Flexibility and Stretching…

    Paperback – 2018-11-09
    Routledge

  • Young People, Social Media and Health book cover

    Young People, Social Media and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Goodyear, Kathleen Armour

    The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/doi/view/10.4324/9781351026987, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license The pervasiveness of social media in young people’s lives is widely acknowledged, yet…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Critical Research in Sport, Health and Physical Education: How to Make a Difference book cover

    Critical Research in Sport, Health and Physical Education

    How to Make a Difference, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Pringle, Hakan Larsson, Göran Gerdin

    Within the overlapping fields of the sociology of sport, physical education and health education, the use of critical theories and the critical research paradigm has grown in scope. Yet what social impact has this research had? This book considers the capacity of critical research and associated…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

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