Motor Control and Development Products

  • 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

  • Human Motor Development

    A Lifespan Approach, 9th Edition

    By V. Gregory Payne, Larry D. Isaacs

    This book provides an overview of human development and includes the relationship between motor development and cognitive and social development. It explores factors affecting development, including effects of early stimulation and deprivation. The book addresses assessment in motor development.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-01
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Ergonomics in Sport and Exercise

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-12-24
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Nonlinear Pedagogy in Skill Acquisition

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Jia Yi Chow, Keith Davids, Chris Button, Ian Renshaw

    Nonlinear pedagogy is a powerful paradigm for understanding human movement and for designing effective teaching, coaching and training programs in sport, exercise and physical education. It addresses the inherent complexity in the learning of movement skills, viewing the learner, the learning…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge

  • Complex Systems in Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Davids, Robert Hristovski, Duarte Araújo, Natalia Balague Serre, Chris Button, Pedro Passos

    Complex systems in nature are those with many interacting parts, all capable of influencing global system outcomes. There is a growing body of research that has modeled sport performance from a complexity sciences perspective, studying the behavior of individual athletes and sports teams as…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Routledge Handbook of Motor Control and Motor Learning

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Science and Football VII

    The Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress on Science and Football, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hiroyuki Nunome, Barry Drust, Brian Dawson

    Science and Football VII showcases the very latest scientific research into the variety of sports known as ‘football’. These include soccer, the national codes (American football, Australian rules football and Gaelic football), and the rugby codes (union and league). Bridging the gap between theory…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge

  • Sports Officials and Officiating

    Science and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Clare MacMahon, Duncan Mascarenhas, Henning Plessner, Alexandra Pizzera, Raôul Oudejans, Markus Raab

    Sports officials (umpires, referees, judges) play a vital role in every sport, and sports governing bodies, fans, and players now expect officials to maintain higher professional standards than ever before. In this ground-breaking book, a team of leading international sport scientists and top level…

    Paperback – 2014-12-15
    Routledge

  • Fundamental Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise

    1st Edition

    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

  • The Biomechanics of Batting, Swinging, and Hitting

    1st Edition

    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

  • Developing Sport Expertise

    Researchers and Coaches Put Theory into Practice, second edition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Damian Farrow, Joe Baker, Clare MacMahon

    The development of an athlete from basic performance to elite level of accomplishment is a long and complicated process. Identifying and nurturing talent, developing and fine tuning sport skills, and maintaining high levels of performance over the course of a career requires many thousands of hours…

    Paperback – 2013-06-07
    Routledge

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