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  • Physical Activity in Natural Settings

    Green and Blue Exercise, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aoife A. Donnelly, Tadhg E. MacIntyre

    Exercise interactions with green and blue spaces offer low-cost, non-invasive solutions to public health challenges—particularly around mental health and obesity—and issues around environmental sustainability. Physical Activity in Natural Settings brings together multi-disciplinary, international…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • A Coach’s Guide to Maximizing the Youth Sport Experience

    Work Hard, Be Kind, 1st Edition

    By Mary Fry, Lori Gano-Overway, Marta Guivernau, Mi-Sook Kim, Maria Newton

    This book guides sport coaches, parents and administrators in creating a caring and task-involving sport climate that helps athletes perform their best and have an enjoyable and meaningful sport experience. It introduces the concept of a caring and task-involving climate and provides a "how to"…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity and the Gastro-Intestinal Tract

    Responses in health and disease, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge

  • The Rugby World in the Professional Era

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Nauright, Tony Collins

    Twenty years of professionalism has seen rugby union undergo dramatic transformations, from changes to everyday training cultures to the growth of the Rugby World Cup into one of the largest global sporting events. The Rugby World in the Professional Era is the first book to examine the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge

  • The Athlete Apperception Technique

    Manual and Materials for Sport and Clinical Psychologists, 1st Edition

    By Petah M. Gibbs, Mark B. Andersen, Daryl B. Marchant

    As the field of sport psychology has matured, so a greater appreciation for a diversity of training models, research methodologies, and therapeutic approaches, opposed to the dominant models of objective testing, has developed. The Athlete Apperception Technique (AAT) sets out a sport-specific…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge

  • Sporting Capital

    Transforming Sports Development Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas F. Rowe

    In a world of competing public policy priorities, economic challenges and political uncertainty, sports development organisations and initiatives need to adapt to survive. This book makes the case for 'Sporting Capital' as a new conceptual model of sports participation with the potential to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge

  • Rugby Union and Professionalisation

    Elite Player Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Mike Rayner

    The game of rugby has changed significantly in the course of its history. In the early part of the 19th century it evolved from a folk game played by the working class to a recreational activity for public schoolboys. From the 1820s rugby represented an opportunity for gentlemen to demonstrate…

    Paperback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge

  • Sport, Politics and the Charity Industry

    Running for Water, 1st Edition

    By Kyle Bunds

    Sport is commonly used by charities and philanthropic organisations as a way of acquiring donors and fundraisers. In this ground-breaking study, Kyle Bunds examines the nexus of sport, politics and the charity industry through an investigation of water development agencies that raise funds in the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge

  • Nutrient Timing

    Metabolic Optimization for Health, Performance, and Recovery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chad M. Kerksick

    Sports nutrition has evolved beyond what to eat and how much to eat to now include the question of when to eat. A hot topic in sports nutrition, nutrient timing is a dietary concept that takes into account time as a missing dimension in athletic performance and recovery. Not only is the consumption…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    CRC Press

  • Phenomenology and the Extreme Sport Experience

    1st Edition

    By Eric Brymer, Robert Schweitzer

    Understanding the motivations behind those who partake in extreme sports can be difficult for some. If the popular conception holds that the incentive behind extreme sports participation is entirely to do with risking one’s life, then this confusion will continue to exist. However, an in-depth…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20
    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 – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • International Safeguards for Children in Sport

    Developing and Embedding a Safeguarding Culture, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Rhind, Frank Owusu-Sekyere

    Safeguarding should be a central concern for any sports organisation working with children or young people. This significant new study examines the development, implementation and impact of the International Safeguards for Children in Sport; a set of guidelines drawn up by a working group of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

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