Kinesiology Products

  • Fundamental Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise

    By James Watkins

    Fundamental Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise is an engaging and comprehensive introductory textbook that explains biomechanical concepts from first principles, showing clearly how the science relates to real sport and exercise situations. The book is divided into two parts. The first provides a…

    Paperback – 2014-03-26
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Ergonomics in Sport and Exercise

    Edited by Youlian Hong

    Ergonomics is concerned with the ‘fit’ between people and their work. With an increasing number of people becoming conscious about their health and participating in sport or physical activity, ergonomics has become an increasingly prominent concern within the sport and exercise sciences. From the…

    Hardback – 2013-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Biomechanics of Batting, Swinging, and Hitting

    Edited by Glenn Fleisig, Young-Hoo Kwon

    In the movie Bull Durham, frustrated manager Joe Riggins stresses to his team, "This is a simple game. You throw the ball. You hit the ball. You catch the ball." This simplification works well for biomechanists too, as sports can be broken down into specific physical tasks like throwing, hitting,…

    Hardback – 2013-09-09
    Routledge

  • Paediatric Biomechanics and Motor Control

    Theory and Application

    Edited by Mark De Ste Croix, Thomas Korff

    Paediatric Biomechanics and Motor Control brings together the very latest developmental research using biomechanical measurement and analysis techniques and is the first book to focus on biomechanical aspects of child development. The book is divided into four main sections – the biological…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Routledge Handbook of Motor Control and Motor Learning

    Edited by Albert Gollhofer, Wolfgang Taube, Jens Bo Nielsen

    The Routledge Handbook of Motor Control and Motor Learning is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey of neurophysiological, behavioural and biomechanical aspects of motor function. Adopting an integrative approach, it examines the full range of key topics in contemporary human movement…

    Hardback – 2012-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Nutrition and Metabolism in Sports, Exercise and Health

    By Jie Kang

    A key determinant of successful athletic performance is the high-level energy transformation which begins with combustion of the food that we eat. By developing a sound understanding of good nutrition we can improve athletic performance, help maintain good health and prevent disease. This clear and…

    Paperback – 2012-02-22
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2011-09-28
    Routledge

  • Sport Education

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Peter Hastie

    Sport Education: International Perspectives presents a series of studies of the innovative pedagogical model that has taken the physical education world by storm. Since the emergence of the Sport Education model in the mid-1990s, it has been adopted and adapted in physical education programs around…

    Paperback – 2011-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Stress Management and Prevention

    Applications to Daily Life, 2nd Edition

    By David D. Chen, Jeffrey A. Kottler

    Stress Management and Prevention, Second Edition offers a fun and exciting way to learn about stress, its causes, and ways to deal with and prevent it. Not only will you enjoy reading it, but you’ll also find yourself motivated to continue incorporating what you learn into your life long after your…

    Paperback – 2011-08-02
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Biomechanics and Human Movement Science

    Edited by Youlian Hong, Roger Bartlett

    The Routledge Handbook of Biomechanics and Human Movement Science is a landmark work of reference. Now available in a concise paperback edition, it offers a comprehensive and in-depth survey of current theory, research and practice in sports, exercise and clinical biomechanics, in both established…

    Paperback – 2010-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Kinanthropometry IX

    Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry

    Edited by Michael Marfell-Jones, Arthur Stewart, Tim Olds

    This is an edited collection of peer-reviewed papers presented at the Ninth International Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry. Defined as the relationship between human body structure and function, kinanthropometry is an area of growing interest, and these proceedings…

    Paperback – 2008-09-15
    Routledge

  • Developing Sport Expertise

    Researchers and Coaches put Theory into Practice

    Edited by Damian Farrow, Joseph Baker, Clare MacMahon

    An athlete’s development from ‘ordinary’ talent to elite accomplishment in sport is a long one. The emergence and fine tuning of high level sport skills takes place in increments over many years and is a journey that fascinates sport scientists, sports coaches and sports fans alike. Developing…

    Paperback – 2007-11-29
    Routledge

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