Taylor & Francis India: Physical Activity and Health

  • 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

  • The Exercising Female: Science and Its Application book cover

    The Exercising Female

    Science and Its Application, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jacky Forsyth, Claire-Marie Roberts

    The Exercising Female: Science and Its Application is the first book to provide students, researchers, and professionals with an evidence-based reference on the exceptional scientific issues associated with female participation in sport and exercise. Based on the latest research, and treating…

    Hardback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Physical Activity: A Multi-disciplinary Introduction book cover

    Physical Activity

    A Multi-disciplinary Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Draper, Gareth Stratton

    Physical activity and its relationship to health is one of the great issues of our age. The causes of, and solutions to, physical inactivity are complex and multi-dimensional, and therefore the subject needs to be studied and understood from a variety of perspectives. This is the first textbook to…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    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…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01
    Routledge

  • Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Activity Applications: Exercise Science, Physical Education, Coaching, Athletic Training, and Health book cover

    Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Activity Applications

    Exercise Science, Physical Education, Coaching, Athletic Training, and Health, 2nd Edition

    By Phillip A. Bishop

    Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Activity Applications offers the most accessible, student-friendly introduction to the principles and practice of measurement in physical activity available. Fully revised and updated, the second edition provides students with a clear guide to the obstacles to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology book cover

    Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology

    4th Edition

    Edited by Kevin Norton, Roger Eston

    Fully updated, revised and consolidated into one single volume, the fourth edition of Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology offers the best theoretically contextualised, practical resource for instructors and students available. Incorporating substantial sections on kinanthropometry, exercise…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge

  • Play, Physical Activity and Public Health: The Reframing of Children's Leisure Lives book cover

    Play, Physical Activity and Public Health

    The Reframing of Children's Leisure Lives, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie A. Alexander, Katherine L. Frohlich, Caroline Fusco

    Are children playing less than they used to? Are rising obesity rates linked to a decline in children’s time to play freely? These and other related questions have filled the pages of newspapers, magazines and scholarly journals for the past decade. Researchers and journalists have attributed these…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Researching Difference in Sport and Physical Activity book cover

    Researching Difference in Sport and Physical Activity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Medcalf, Chris Mackintosh

    Researching Difference in Sport and Physical Activity goes beyond the content of introductory research methods texts to provide an insight into the methodological hurdles that are experienced when researching ‘difference’ in Sport and Physical Activity.  Contributors reflect upon how the rhetoric…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Obesity: A Kinesiology Perspective book cover

    Obesity: A Kinesiology Perspective

    1st Edition

    By Roy J. Shephard

    There have been many books written on the subject of obesity, but most have approached the topic from the standpoint of the nutritionist, concluding from the somewhat fallacious evidence of changes in body mass that exercise has little place in the prevention or the treatment of obesity. This new…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Physical Activity and Health

  • 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

  • The Exercise Effect on Mental Health: Neurobiological Mechanisms book cover

    The Exercise Effect on Mental Health

    Neurobiological Mechanisms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Henning Budde, Mirko Wegner

    The Exercise Effect on Mental Health contains the most recent and thorough overview of the links between exercise and mental health, and the underlying mechanisms of the brain. The text will enhance interested clinicians’ and researchers’ understanding of the neurobiological effect of exercise on…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    CRC Press

  • Ageing, Physical Activity and Health: International Perspectives book cover

    Ageing, Physical Activity and Health

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karin Volkwein-Caplan, Jasmin Tahmaseb McConatha

    One of the most pressing questions facing society today is how to care for its burgeoning elderly population. By the year 2050, experts predict that one-third of the world’s population will be over 60 years old. Health promotion for the elderly is therefore becoming an increasingly important topic…

    Hardback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

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