Applied Sport Science Products

  • The Science of Gymnastics

    Advanced Concepts, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Monèm Jemni

    The Science of Gymnastics provides an accessible introduction to the physiological, biomechanical and psychological principles underpinning performance in gymnastics, examining every key aspect of gymnastic training and performance.  This edition introduces three new sections: applied coaching,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy in Sport and Exercise

    Edited by Martin Turner, Richard Bennett

    In this text, leading international experts and practitioners reflect on the use of Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) in sport and exercise, and examine the techniques used, using case studies to give a detailed insight into the use of REBT across a diverse range of issues, including: •…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Psychology of Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity

  • Football Biomechanics

    Edited by Hiroyuki Nunome, Ewald Hennig, Neal Smith

    Football Biomechanics explores the latest knowledge of this core discipline in sport science across all codes of the sport. Encompassing a variety of styles, including original scientific studies, syntheses of the latest research, and position statements, the text offers readers the most up-to-date…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Football

  • Advanced Strength and Conditioning

    An Evidence-based Approach

    Edited by Anthony Turner, Paul Comfort

    Becoming an effective strength and conditioning practitioner requires the development of a professional skills set and a thorough understanding of the scientific basis of best practice. Aimed at advanced students and beginning practitioners, this book explores the latest scientific evidence and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Golf Science

    Edited by Martin Toms

    Golf is one of the world’s major sports and consequently the focus of world-class scientific research. This landmark publication is the most comprehensive book ever published on the science of golf, covering every sub-discipline from physiology, biomechanics and psychology to strength and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Positive Psychology in Sport and Physical Activity

    An Introduction

    Edited by Abbe Brady, Bridget Grenville-Cleave

    Positive psychology (PP) is a fast-developing area of research that emphasises personal growth and the positive qualities of life. This is the first book to apply the principles and practice of PP to sport and physical activity. In attempting to help people enjoy sport, sport psychology has…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • The Athletic Skills Model

    Optimizing Talent Development Through Movement Education

    By René Wormhoudt, Geert J.P. Savelsbergh, Jan Willem Teunissen, Keith Davids

    The Athletic Skills Model offers an alternative to dominant talent development theories in the form of holistic broad-based movement education, focusing on health and wellbeing. It places the emphasis on ‘physical intelligence’ – including attributes such as agility, flexibility and stability –…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Excelling in Sport Psychology

    Planning, Preparing, and Executing Applied Work

    Edited by Alison Pope-Rhodius, Sara Robinson, Sean Fitzpatrick

    Written for graduate students and early professionals who are conducting applied sport psychology work for the first time, Excelling in Sport Psychology is a guide for planning, preparing, and executing this work. Each chapter addresses a critical component of the internship experience, such as…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Sport Psychology for Young Athletes

    Edited by Camilla J. Knight, Chris G. Harwood, Daniel Gould

    Understanding and applying psychology within youth sport settings is key to maximising young athletes’ enjoyment, wellbeing, and sporting performance. Written by a team of leading international researcher-practitioners, this book is the first to offer an evidence-based introduction to the theory…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge

  • Talent Development

    A Practitioner Guide

    By Dave Collins, Aine MacNamara

    The process of talent development (TD) is essential to success in any sport. Drawing on the latest evidence and a considerable experience base, this book dispels myths about talent development and offers practical advice on the TD pathway from pre-school to elite level. Aimed at practitioners and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sports Therapy, Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation

    Edited by Keith Ward

    The work of a sports therapist is highly technical and requires a confident, responsible and professional approach. The Routledge Handbook of Sports Therapy, Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation is a comprehensive and authoritative reference for those studying or working in this field and is the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Strength and Conditioning

    A concise introduction

    By John Cissik

    Strength and Conditioning offers a concise but comprehensive overview of training for athletic performance. Introducing essential theory and practical techniques in all of the core areas of athletic training, the book clearly demonstrates how to apply fundamental principles in putting together…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

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