Sport and Exercise Science Products

  • Body Composition

    Health and Performance in Exercise and Sport

    Edited by Henry C. Lukaski

    Interest in the relationships between body structure and function in physical activity has persisted for centuries. Body Composition: Health and Performance in Exercise and Sport advances understanding beyond simple descriptions of body physique and composition of athletes and fills gaps in our…

    Hardback – 2017-06-05 
    CRC Press

  • Psychology in Sports Coaching

    Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Adam R. Nicholls

    Some of the most effective coaches understand the fundamentals of sport psychology, which include interacting effectively with athletes, creating the optimal environment, assessing the psychological needs of their athletes, and even providing them with the mental training required to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Technology in Physical Activity and Health Promotion

    Edited by Zan Gao

    As technology becomes an ever more prevalent part of everyday life and population-based physical activity programmes seek new ways to increase lifelong engagement with physical activity, so the two have become increasingly linked. This book offers a thorough, critical examination of emerging…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Physical Activity and Health

  • Elite Soccer Referees

    Officiating in the Premier League, La Liga and Serie A

    By Tom Webb

    Soccer is undeniably the most popular sport in the world. While we know much about its high-profile players and their increasing wealth and global influence, we know little about referees and the ways in which refereeing has changed throughout the history of the sport. This book provides an…

    Hardback – 2017-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Football

  • Performance Psychology

    Theory and Practice

    By Stewart Cotterill

    Anyone who has ever competed in a sport, taken an exam, or appeared on stage understands the importance of performing at the right time. Those who excel in these conditions often develop ways to cope with the stress involved, but what cognitive and emotional strategies allow some people to thrive…

    Paperback – 2017-04-12 
    Routledge

  • Occupational Safety and Hygiene V

    Proceedings of the International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene (SHO 2017), April 10-11, 2017, Guimarães, Portugal

    Edited by Pedro M. Arezes, João Santos Baptista, Monica P. Barroso, Paula Carneiro, Patrício Cordeiro, Nelson Costa, Rui B. Melo, A. Sergio Miguel, Gonçalo Perestrelo

    This book is a compilation of some selected works within the domain of Occupational Health & Safety (OHS). The included works are focused on the selected topics, which include occupational safety, risk assessment, safety management, ergonomics, management systems, environmental ergonomics,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-20 
    CRC Press

  • Routledge Handbook of Talent Identification and Development in Sport

    Edited by Joseph Baker, Stephen Cobley, Jörg Schorer, Nick Wattie

    Identifying athletic talent and developing that talent to its full potential is a central concern in sport. Understanding talent identification and its implications for both positive and negative developmental outcomes is crucial to sporting success. This is the first comprehensive resource for…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Phenomenology and the Extreme Sport Experience

    By Eric Brymer, Robert Schweitzer

    Understanding the motivations behind those who partake in extreme sports can be difficult for some. If the popular conception holds that the incentive behind extreme sports participation is entirely to do with risking one’s life, then this confusion will continue to exist. However, an in-depth…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • A Critical Introduction to Sport Psychology

    3rd Edition

    By Aidan Moran, John Toner

    The new third edition of A Critical Introduction to Sport Psychology is the only textbook in the field that provides a detailed overview of key theories, concepts and findings within the discipline of sport psychology, as well as a critical perspective that examines and challenges these…

    Paperback – 2017-03-09 
    Routledge

  • The Athlete Apperception Technique

    Manual and Materials for Sport and Clinical Psychologists

    By Petah M. Gibbs, Mark B. Andersen, Daryl B. Marchant

    As the field of sport psychology has matured, so a greater appreciation for a diversity of training models, research methodologies, and therapeutic approaches, opposed to the dominant models of objective testing, has developed. The Athlete Apperception Technique (AAT) sets out a sport-specific…

    Hardback – 2017-02-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Exercise and Mental Health

    Neurobiological Mechanisms

    Edited by Henning Budde, Mirko Wegner

    Every fourth person in North America and Europe experiences at least one episode of depression or anxiety disorder over their lifetimes. Research on the impact of exercise on depression, anxiety, and well-being illustrates a positive effect on various measures of mental health by inducing the same…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2017-02-15
    CRC Press

  • The Role of the Professional Football Manager

    By Seamus Kelly

    Considering the celebrity-like status of the professional football manager, surprisingly little is known about their role. This book provides an unprecedented insight into the chronically insecure and vulnerable world of the contemporary professional football manager. Drawing on original…

    Hardback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

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