Motor Control and Development Products

  • Anticipation and Decision Making in Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by A. Mark Williams, Robin C. Jackson

    The ability to anticipate and make accurate decisions in a timely manner is fundamental to high-level performance in sport. This is the first book to identify the underlying science behind anticipation and decision making in sport, enhancing our scientific understanding of these phenomena…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge

  • Development of the Youth Athlete

    1st Edition

    By Neil Armstrong

    Development of the Youth Athlete offers a single-authored, well-illustrated, evidence-based, and integrated analysis of the development and trainability of the morphological and physiological characteristics which influence sport performance in youth. The book critically analyses the development of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-17
    Routledge

  • Reach-to-Grasp Behavior

    Brain, Behavior, and Modelling Across the Life Span, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniela Corbetta, Marco Santello

    Reaching for objects in our surroundings is an everyday activity that most humans perform seamlessly a hundred times a day. It is nonetheless a complex behavior that requires the perception of objects’ features, action selection, movement planning, multi-joint coordination, force regulation, and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Developmental Science

  • The Neurocognition of Dance

    Mind, Movement and Motor Skills, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Bettina Bläsing, Martin Puttke, Thomas Schack

    Dance has always been an important aspect of all human cultures, and the study of human movement and action has become a topic of increasing relevance over the last decade, bringing dance into the focus of the cognitive sciences. Since the first edition of The Neurocognition of Dance was published,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23
    Routledge

  • The Science of Climbing and Mountaineering

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ludovic Seifert, Peter Wolf, Andreas Schweizer

    This is the first book to explore in depth the science of climbing and mountaineering. Written by a team of leading international sport scientists, clinicians and climbing practitioners, it covers the full span of technical disciplines, including rock climbing, ice climbing, indoor climbing and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • 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 – 2018-01-22
    Routledge

  • Interpersonal Coordination and Performance in Social Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pedro Passos, Keith Davids, Jia Yi Chow

    Interpersonal coordination is an important feature of all social systems. From everyday activities to playing sport and participating in the performing arts, human behaviour is constrained by the need to continually interact with others. This book examines how interpersonal coordination tendencies…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge

  • The Athletic Skills Model

    Optimizing Talent Development Through Movement Education, 1st Edition

    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

  • Laboratory and Field Exercises in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics

    1st Edition

    By James Watkins

    Laboratory and Field Exercises in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics is the first book to fully integrate practical work into an introduction to the fundamental principles of sport and exercise biomechanics. The book concisely and accessibly introduces the discipline of biomechanics and describes the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge

  • Teaching Tactical Creativity in Sport

    Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Memmert

    Creativity is an essential component of sport performance. The player who can make decisions that are both unexpected – and therefore less easily predicted by his/her opponent – and appropriate is the player who is likely to be successful. In this ground-breaking new book Daniel Memmert explores…

    Paperback – 2016-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Eccentric Exercise

    Physiology and application in sport and rehabilitation, 1st Edition

    By Hans Hoppeler

    Eccentric muscle contraction, during which a muscle lengthens while under tension, is a fundamental process of human movement but a surprisingly under-researched area of exercise science. Evidence suggests that training programmes which incorporate both eccentric and concentric contractions can…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Routledge Companion to Sport and Exercise Psychology

    Global perspectives and fundamental concepts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Athanasios Papaioannou, Dieter Hackfort

    Written by an international team of expert contributors, this unique global and authoritative survey explores in full but accessible detail the basic constructs and concepts of modern sport and exercise psychology and their practical application. The book consists of 62 chapters, written by 144…

    Paperback – 2016-03-14
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology

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