Sports Medicine and Therapy Products

  • Physical Activity and the Gastro-Intestinal Tract

    Responses in health and disease

    By Roy J. Shephard

    The organs of the gastro-intestinal tract play an essential role in sustained physical activity, but their consideration in exercise-related literature has, to this point, been limited. Physical Activity and the Gastro-Intestinal Tract is the first book to explain the function and response to…

    Hardback – 2017-01-30 
    Routledge Research in Physical Activity and Health

  • Sports Injuries

    Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation, Fourth Edition

    By Lars Peterson, Per A.F.H. Renstrom

    As more and more people realize the cardiovascular, metabolic, and muscular benefits that regular physical activity provides, the risk for potential injury also increases. In order to provide successful treatment, all persons involved in the management of injury must have a thorough understanding…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2016-12-06 
    CRC Press

  • Sport, Medicine and Health

    The medicalization of sport?

    By Dominic Malcolm

    The relationship between sport, medicine and health in our society is becoming increasingly complex. This important and timely study explores this relationship through an analysis of changing political economies, altered perceptions of the body and science’s developing contribution to the human…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Science and Football VIII

    The Proceedings of the Eighth World Congress on Science and Football

    Edited by Jens Bangsbo, Peter Krustrup, Peter Riis Hansen, Laila Ottesen, Gertrud Pfister, Anne-Marie Elbe

    Science and Football VIII 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…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 

  • Advanced Personal Training

    Science to practice

    Edited by Paul Hough, Simon Penn

    Effective fitness instruction and training programme design require an exercise specialist trainer to combine professional experience with strategies underpinned by scientific evidence. This is the first comprehensive fitness instruction and training programme design resource to explore the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 

  • Football and Health Improvement: an Emergent Field

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Andy Pringle

    There is developing interest in the use of sporting settings as a channel to connect people to health improvement services and an emerging body of research highlights football as being associated with positive motivational and social elements that support the maintenance of a physically active…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Managing Drugs in Sport

    By Jason Mazanov

    As ongoing high-profile drug scandals have demonstrated, sports organisations rarely have a coherent strategy to manage the role and relationship their sport has with different types of drugs (from alcohol to supplements to prescription drugs to doping). This important and timely book argues that…

    Hardback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Holism and the Cultivation of Excellence in Sports and Performance

    Skillful Striving

    By Jesus Ilundain-Agurruza

    Holism and the Cultivation of Excellence in Sports and Performance is a multi-methodological and cross-cultural examination of how we flourish holistically through performative endeavors, e.g., sports, martial and performing arts. Relying primarily on sport philosophy, value theory, phenomenology,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-10
    Ethics and Sport

  • Green Exercise

    Linking Nature, Health and Well-being

    Edited by Jo Barton, Rachel Bragg, Carly Wood, Jules Pretty

    The concept of Green Exercise has now been widely adopted and implies a synergistic health benefit of being active in the presence of nature. This book provides a balanced overview and synthesis text on all aspects of Green Exercise and integrates evidence from many different disciplines including…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23

  • Eccentric Exercise

    Physiology and application in sport and rehabilitation

    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 Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • 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.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance

    Edited by Ian Jeffreys, Jeremy Moody

    An effective strength and conditioning program is an essential component of the preparation of any athlete or sportsperson. Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance is a comprehensive and authoritative introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning, providing students,…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13

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