Taylor & Francis India: Sport and Exercise Science

  • Sports Nutrition: Energy Metabolism and Exercise book cover

    Sports Nutrition

    Energy Metabolism and Exercise, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Judy A. Driskell, Ira Wolinsky

    Exercise by itself tears down the body. To rebuild that body so that it expresses greater strength, endurance, and speed, requires sound nutritional practices based on fact rather than fad. Those practices must also recognize that specific needs vary greatly according to age, gender, and intensity…

    Hardback – 2007-09-14
    CRC Press
    Nutrition in Exercise & Sport

  • Sport and Spirituality: An Introduction book cover

    Sport and Spirituality

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Jim Parry, Simon Robinson, Nick Watson, Mark Nesti

    Sport science can quantify many aspects of human performance but the spiritual dimensions of sports experience cannot be fully understood through measurement. However, the spiritual experience of sport – be it described as ‘flow’, ‘transcendence’ or the discovery of meaning and value – is central…

    Paperback – 2007-08-22

  • Exercise Dependence book cover

    Exercise Dependence

    1st Edition

    By John H. Kerr, Koenraad J. Lindner, Michelle Blaydon

    Exercise dependence or addiction has been described as a 'positive addiction', but it can have links with damaging dysfunctional and excessive behaviours, including eating disorders. Clinical and sport psychologists now acknowledge the condition and report that it can be found in recreational…

    Paperback – 2007-07-20

  • A History of Drug Use in Sport: 1876 - 1976: Beyond Good and Evil book cover

    A History of Drug Use in Sport: 1876 - 1976

    Beyond Good and Evil, 1st Edition

    By Paul Dimeo

    This book offers a new history of drug use in sport. It argues that the idea of taking drugs to enhance performance has not always been the crisis or ‘evil’ we now think it is. Instead, the late nineteenth century was a time of some experimentation and innovation largely unhindered by talk of…

    Paperback – 2007-07-11

  • Children, Obesity and Exercise: Prevention, Treatment and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity book cover

    Children, Obesity and Exercise

    Prevention, Treatment and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew P. Hills, Neil A. King, Nuala M. Byrne

    Throughout the developed world there is an increasing prevalence of childhood obesity. Because of this increase, and awareness of the risks to long term health that childhood obesity presents, the phenomena is now described by many as a global epidemic.   Children, Obesity and…

    Paperback – 2007-07-03
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Physique, Fitness, and Performance book cover

    Physique, Fitness, and Performance

    2nd Edition

    By Thomas Battinelli

    Totally revised and updated, this second edition of the well-received Physique, Fitness, and Performance retains the unique integrated approach of its predecessor, examining the relationship of structure to function in human performance. Far surpassing the limited focus of standard exercise and…

    Hardback – 2007-06-21
    CRC Press
    Exercise Physiology

  • Sports Nutrition: Fats and Proteins book cover

    Sports Nutrition

    Fats and Proteins, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judy A. Driskell

    It is well known that fats, proteins, and carbohydrates are all energy-yielding nutrients that influence health and physical performance. Yet many recreational, collegiate, and professional athletes still consume more fats, saturated fats, and cholesterol than is recommended, as well as…

    Hardback – 2007-04-19
    CRC Press

  • East African Running: Toward a Cross-Disciplinary Perspective book cover

    East African Running

    Toward a Cross-Disciplinary Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yannis Pitsiladis, John Bale, Craig Sharp, Tim Noakes

    What makes East African middle and long distance runners the best in the world? How should contemporary academia approach this question? The success of East African distance runners has generated a plethora of studies but much of the 'evidence' presented to support hypotheses is anecdotal,…

    Paperback – 2006-12-14

  • The Science of Training - Soccer: A Scientific Approach to Developing Strength, Speed and Endurance book cover

    The Science of Training - Soccer

    A Scientific Approach to Developing Strength, Speed and Endurance, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Reilly

    Physical training is a key part of preparing to play soccer (football) at any level, but organising a genuinely effective training programme requires both an understanding the physiological principles involved and a practical knowledge of the demands of the game. This book provides clear…

    Paperback – 2006-10-30

  • Research Ethics in Exercise, Health and Sports Sciences book cover

    Research Ethics in Exercise, Health and Sports Sciences

    1st Edition

    By Mike J. McNamee, Stephen Olivier, Paul Wainwright

    Research Ethics in Exercise, Health and Sports Sciences puts ethics at the centre of research in these rapidly expanding fields of knowledge. Placing the issues in historical context, and using informative case studies, the authors examine how moral theory can guide research design, education, and…

    Paperback – 2006-10-17
    Ethics and Sport

  • Nutritional Counseling for Lifestyle Change book cover

    Nutritional Counseling for Lifestyle Change

    1st Edition

    By Linda Snetselaar

    Nutrition plays a role in the causes, treatment, and/or management of many chronic diseases, yet the physician's primary responsibility is to treat through medication. Translating research findings and clinical experience into practical treatment recommendations, the book focuses on alleviating…

    Paperback – 2006-08-15
    CRC Press

  • The Sports Coach as Educator: Re-conceptualising Sports Coaching book cover

    The Sports Coach as Educator

    Re-conceptualising Sports Coaching, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robyn L. Jones

    Teaching athletes to improve their performance is the essence of sports coaching. In response to new government-led initiatives to invest in and develop coaching, this book is the first introduction to pedagogical theory for coaching. Bringing helpful insights from educational theory to bear on…

    Paperback – 2006-06-28

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