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  • Bioethics, Genetics and Sport

    By Silvia Camporesi, Mike McNamee

    Advances in genetics and related biotechnologies are having a profound effect on sport, raising important ethical questions about the limits and possibilities of the human body. Drawing on real case studies and grounded in rigorous scientific evidence, this book offers an ethical critique of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Drugs in Sport

    7th Edition

    Edited by David R. Mottram, Neil Chester

    Drugs in Sport is the most comprehensive and accurate text on the emotive, complex and critical subject of doping and illegal performance enhancement in sport. Thoroughly updated in light of the latest World Anti-Doping Code and taking into account the latest regulations, methods and landmark cases…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Strength and Conditioning

    Sport-specific Programming for High Performance

    Edited by Anthony Turner

    Drawing on the latest scientific research, this handbook introduces the essentials of sport-specific strength and conditioning programme design for over 30 different sports. Enhanced by extensive illustrations and contributions from more than 70 world-leading experts, its chapters present…

    Hardback – 2018-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Science of Gymnastics

    Advanced Concepts, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Monèm Jemni

    The Science of Gymnastics provides the most comprehensive and accessible introduction available to the fundamental physiological, biomechanical and psychological principles underpinning performance in artistic gymnastics. The second edition introduces three new sections: applied coaching, motor…

    Paperback – 2018-01-26 
    Routledge

  • Sustainability in high performance sport

    Current practices - Future directions

    Edited by Natalie Barker-Ruchti, Dean Barker

    Success in high performance sport is highly valued in today’s world, with lucrative contracts, sponsorship deals, and opportunities for celebrity status balanced against substantial investments of time and energy, and high chances of failure. With pressure mounting on athletes and coaches to make…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Sports Coaching

    Research and Practice

    Edited by Richard Thelwell, Chris Harwood, Iain Greenlees

    This is the first book to offer a comprehensive review of current research in the psychology of sports coaching. It provides detailed, critical appraisals of the key psychological concepts behind the practice of sports coaching and engages with contemporary debates in this field. Organised around…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • 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 – 2017-10-24
    Routledge

  • The 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games

    Assessing the 30-Year Legacy

    Edited by Matthew Llewellyn, John Gleaves, Wayne Wilson

    The 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games stand as the most profitable and arguably the most important event in the history of the modern Olympic movement. Fresh off the back of the financially disastrous Montreal Games of 1976 and the politically controversial Moscow Games of 1980, the Olympic movement…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport Expertise

    By Joseph Baker, Damian Farrow

    Understanding and developing expertise is an important concern for any researcher or practitioner working in elite or high performance sport. Whether it's identifying talented young athletes or developing methods for integrating cutting-edge sport science into daily coaching practice, scientists,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Complex Sport Analytics

    By Felix Lebed

    This book is the first to combine principles from analytics, complex systems theory, multi-disciplinary diagnostics and sport performance analysis. It considers athletes, teams, and sport organizations in individual and team games as complex systems, and demonstrates how complexity studies can…

    Hardback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • 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 – 2017-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Football

  • 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

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