Physical Activity and Health Products

  • Play, Physical Activity and Public Health

    The Reframing of Children's Leisure Lives

    By Stephanie A. Alexander, Katherine L. Frohlich, Fusco Caroline

    Are children playing less than they used to? Is this contributing to rising obesity rates? Based on ethnographic research, this critical study argues that the growing health concerns around childhood play are a paradox: by advocating, promoting and re-directing children’s play, a new form of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Researching Difference in Sport and Physical Activity

    Edited by Richard Medcalf, Chris Mackintosh

    Researching minority, marginalised or ‘othered’ populations poses particular methodological challenges. This is the first book to focus on researching difference in the context of sport, physical activity and physical education. Presenting case studies of real research projects, the book explores…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Physical Activity

    A Multi-disciplinary Introduction

    Edited by Nick Draper, Gareth Stratton

    Physical activity and its relationship to health is one of the great issues of our age. The causes of, and solutions to, physical inactivity are complex and multi-dimensional, and therefore the subject needs to be studied and understood from a variety of perspectives. This is the first textbook to…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13 
    Routledge

  • Functional Exercise and Rehabilitation

    The Neuroscience of movement, pain and performance

    By James Crossley

    This book serves as an accessible and visual guide providing the essentials of therapeutic exercise and rehabilitation, including mobilization, stabilization and myofascial release. This practical guide is presented in an easy to read style and has been written by an exercise specialist who is also…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31 
    CRC Press

  • The Exercise Effect on Mental Health

    Neurobiological Mechanisms

    Edited by Henning Budde, Mirko Wegner

    The Exercise Effect on Mental Health contains the most recent and thorough overview of the links between exercise and mental health, and the underlying mechanisms of the brain. The text will enhance interested clinicians’ and researchers’ understanding of the neurobiological effect of exercise on…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10 
    CRC Press

  • Ageing, Physical Activity and Health

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Karin Volkwein-Caplan, Jasmin Tahmaseb McConatha

    One of the most pressing questions facing society today is how to care for its burgeoning elderly population. By the year 2050, experts predict that one third of the world’s population will be over 60 years old. Health promotion for the elderly is therefore becoming an increasingly important topic…

    Hardback – 2018-03-08 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Nutrition and Metabolism in Sports, Exercise and Health

    2nd Edition

    By Jie Kang

    The second edition of Nutrition and Metabolism in Sports, Exercise and Health offers a clear and comprehensive introduction to sport and exercise nutrition, integrating key nutritional facts, concepts and dietary guidelines with a thorough discussion of the fundamental biological science…

    Paperback – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science

    By Alan C. Lacy, Skip M. Williams

    The eighth edition of Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science, now published in paperback and hardback, offers students a clear and practical guide to best practice for measurement and evaluation in school- and nonschool-based physical activity programs. Written…

    Paperback – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Clinical Guide to Popular Diets

    By Caroline Apovian, Elizabeth Brouillard, Lorraine Young

    It is no secret that the United States is facing an obesity epidemic with the obesity rates continuing to rise year after year. According to the Center for Disease Control, one third of Americans are now obese. It is no longer sufficient to simply point out the health risks of obesity to our…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12 
    CRC Press

  • Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity Policy and Practice

    Edited by Joe Piggin, Louise Mansfield, Mike Weed

    Physical activity, inactivity and their relationship to health are serious concerns for governments around the world. This is the first book to critically examine the policy and practice of physical activity from a multi-disciplinary, social-scientific perspective. Moving beyond the usual…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Lisette Burrows

    The family is an important site for the transmission of knowledge and cultural values. Amidst claims that young people are failing to follow health advice, dropping out of sport and at risk of an ever-expanding list of lifestyle diseases, families have become the target of government interventions.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Applied Exercise Psychology

    The Challenging Journey from Motivation to Adherence

    Edited by Selen Razon, Michael L. Sachs

    Applied Exercise Psychology emphasizes the application of evidence-based knowledge drawn from the fields of exercise psychology, health psychology, clinical and counseling psychology, and exercise physiology for physical activity behavior change. The book provides readers with: theoretical bases…

    Paperback – 2017-11-08
    Routledge

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