Sport and Exercise Science Products

  • Basketball Data Science

    With Applications in R, 1st Edition

    By Paola Zuccolotto, Marica Manisera

    Using data from one season of NBA games, Basketball Data Science: With Applications in R is the perfect book for anyone interested in learning and applying data analytics in basketball. Whether assessing the spatial performance of an MBA player’s shots or doing an analysis of the impact of…

    Paperback – 2020-01-23
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Science Series

  • Football Biomechanics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hiroyuki Nunome, Ewald Hennig, Neal Smith

    Football Biomechanics explores the latest knowledge of this core discipline in sport science across all codes of the sport. Encompassing a variety of styles, including original scientific studies, syntheses of the latest research, and position statements, the text offers readers the most up-to-date…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Technology in Physical Activity and Health Promotion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zan Gao

    As technology becomes an ever more prevalent part of everyday life and population-based physical activity programmes seek new ways to increase lifelong engagement with physical activity, so the two have become increasingly linked. This book offers a thorough, critical examination of emerging…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Jackson, James Dimmock, Josh Compton

    How can we use persuasion methods to make people more physically active and improve their sport and exercise experiences? How can instructors, coaches, athletes, and practitioners most effectively communicate their messages to others? Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Designing and Conducting Research in Health and Human Performance

    2nd Edition

    By Tracey D Matthews, Kimberly T Kostelis

    Designing and Conducting Research in Health and Human Performance, 2nd edition shows students how to become effective producers and consumers of health and human performance research. Like the first edition, this edition provides comprehensive coverage of both quantitative and qualitative research…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20
    Routledge

  • Testing and Evaluation of Strength and Power

    1st Edition

    By Mike McGuigan

    Strength and power are recognised as key components of human health and performance. Therefore, it is vital for exercise scientists and strength and conditioning practitioners to be able to assess these qualities effectively. Testing methods of these components are often presented as standalone…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Football as Medicine

    Prescribing Football for Global Health Promotion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Krustrup, Daniel Parnell

    It is beyond dispute that physical activity is good for us, but what are the benefits, challenges and impacts of sport on health? This is the first book to focus on football in the context of health from individual, public and population-level perspectives. Football as Medicine examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-11
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Martial Arts and Well-being

    Connecting communities and promoting health, 1st Edition

    By Carol Fuller, Viki Lloyd

    Martial Arts and Well-Being explores how martial arts as a source of learning can contribute in important ways to health and well-being, as well as provide other broader social benefits. Using psychological and sociological theory related to behaviour, ritual, perception and reality construction,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Elite Soccer Players

    Maximizing Performance and Safety, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ryan Curtis, Courteney Benjamin, Robert Huggins, Douglas J. Casa

    The sport of soccer has evolved immensely since its beginning around 2,000 years ago and is now considered the most popular sport in the world. The research related to the physical, psychological, and tactical aspects of the game has risen in conjunction with its fame. Elite Soccer Players:…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • Essentials of Performance Analysis in Sport

    Third edition, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Mike Hughes, Ian M Franks, Mike Hughes, Ian M. Franks, Henriette Dancs

    The coaching process is about enhancing performance by providing feedback about the performance to the athlete or team. Researchers have shown that human observation and memory are not reliable enough to provide accurate and objective information for high-performance athletes. Objective measuring…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • Sports Coaching

    A Theoretical and Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ed Cope, Mark Partington

    The application of the theoretical underpinnings of coaching to practice is a central concern in sport. How should academic research seek to inform applied practice, and how should practising coaches integrate research into their professional activities? Sports Coaching: A Theoretical and Practical…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

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