Motor Control and Development Products

  • 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

  • Routledge International Handbook of Golf Science

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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

  • Motor Learning and Control for Practitioners

    4th Edition

    By Cheryl A. Coker

    With an array of critical and engaging pedagogical features, the fourth edition of Motor Learning and Control for Practitioners offers the best practical introduction to motor learning available. This reader-friendly text approaches motor learning in accessible and simple terms, and lays a…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Exercise Science

    5th Edition

    Edited by Terry J. Housh, Dona J. Housh, Glen O. Johnson

    The fifth edition of Introduction to Exercise Science introduces students to every core area of study in the discipline. It comprises concise chapters which introduce the history, key lines of inquiry relating to both health and performance, technology, certifications, professional associations,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    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

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport Expertise

    1st Edition

    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

  • Routledge Handbook of Talent Identification and Development in Sport

    1st Edition

    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

  • 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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