Motor Control and Development Products

  • Sport and Exercise Science

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Dean A. Sewell, Philip Watkins, Murray Griffin

    Sport and Exercise Science: An Introduction provides a broad-based foundation in the major areas that underpin the scientific study of sport and exercise science, thus helping undergraduate students to develop a sound understanding of human anatomy, physiology, nutrition, metabolism, biomechanics…

    Paperback – 2012-07-27
    Routledge

  • Skill Acquisition in Sport

    Research, Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicola J. Hodges, A. Mark Williams

    Success in sport depends upon the athlete's ability to develop and perfect a specific set of perceptual, cognitive and motor skills. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, Skill Acquisition in Sport examines how we learn such skills and, in particular, considers the crucial role of…

    Paperback – 2012-06-21
    Routledge

  • Motor Learning in Practice

    A Constraints-Led Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Renshaw, Keith Davids, Geert J.P. Savelsbergh

    Motor Learning in Practice explores the fundamental processes of motor learning and skill acquisition in sport, and explains how a constraints-led approach can be used to design more effective learning environments for sports practice and performance. Drawing on ecological psychology, the book…

    Paperback – 2011-12-02
    Routledge

  • Sports Biomechanics

    Reducing Injury Risk and Improving Sports Performance, 2nd Edition

    By Melanie Bussey

    When working with sports men and women, the biomechanist is faced with two apparently incompatible goals: reducing injury risk and improving sports performance. Now in a fully updated and revised edition, Sports Biomechanics introduces the fundamental principles that underpin our understanding of…

    Paperback – 2011-11-03
    Routledge

  • Talent Identification and Development in Sport

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Baker, Steve Cobley, Jörg Schorer

    Identifying talent in athletes and developing that ability to its fullest potential is a central concern of sport scientists, sports coaches and sports policy makers. This book offers a comprehensive synthesis of current knowledge in talent identification and development in sport, from the…

    Paperback – 2011-08-10
    Routledge

  • Physical Literacy

    Throughout the Lifecourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Whitehead

    What is physical literacy? What are the benefits of being physically literate? The term ‘physical literacy’ describes the motivation, confidence, physical competence, understanding and knowledge that individuals develop in order to maintain physical activity at an appropriate level throughout their…

    Paperback – 2010-03-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Acquiring Skill in Sport: An Introduction

    1st Edition

    By John Honeybourne

    This user-friendly, accessible text will enable new students to understand the basic concepts of sport skills acquisition. Each chapter covers important theoretical background and shows how this theory can be applied through practical examples from the world of sport. The book also…

    Paperback – 2006-08-07
    Routledge
    Student Sport Studies

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