Sports & Leisure Studies: Sport and Exercise Science

  • Football Psychology: From Theory to Practice book cover

    Football Psychology

    From Theory to Practice

    Edited by Erkut Konter, Jürgen Beckmann, Todd Loughead

    This is the first book to comprehensively map the psychology of learning, playing and coaching the world’s favourite sport. Including contributions from a range of international researchers, each chapter provides a review of the relevant literature, key theories, real-world examples, and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-18 
    Routledge

  • Functional Exercise and Rehabilitation: The Neuroscience of movement, pain and performance book cover

    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 – 2018-10-30 
    CRC Press

  • Performance Assessment in Strength and Conditioning book cover

    Performance Assessment in Strength and Conditioning

    Edited by Paul Comfort, Paul A. Jones, John J. McMahon

    It is an essential skill for any strength and conditioning coach to be able to reliably assess the physical performance of their athletes and communicate the results and their implications to performers and coaches, alike. Performance Assessment in Strength and Conditioning is the first textbook to…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Perception and Decision-Making in Sport: Theories and Applications book cover

    Perception and Decision-Making in Sport

    Theories and Applications

    Edited by A. Mark Williams, Robin Jackson

    The ability to anticipate and make accurate decisions in a timely manner (‘game intelligence’) is fundamental to high-level performance in sport. Perception and Decision-Making in Sport is the first book to identify the underlying science behind anticipation and decision-making in sport, enhancing…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Controversies in Exercise Science book cover

    Controversies in Exercise Science

    By Thomas W. Rowland

    Controversies in Exercise Science introduces a series of selected unresolved issues in the field of human exercise science. The common thread to all of these topics is that, in their ultimate resolution, they offer promise of insights into the essential principles of physiological systems and how…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity: A Multi-disciplinary Introduction book cover

    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 – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Ethics, Excellence and Enhancement in Sport book cover

    Ethics, Excellence and Enhancement in Sport

    By John William Devine

    Which enhancements - pharmacological, genetic, technological - should be banned in sport? How can we ensure compliance with a ban on enhancements? What punishment should those who violate the ban receive? This book offers a new theoretical perspective on enhancement, cheating and integrity in sport…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • The Science and Physiology of Flexibility and Stretching: Implications and Applications in Sport Performance and Health book cover

    The Science and Physiology of Flexibility and Stretching

    Implications and Applications in Sport Performance and Health

    By David G. Behm

    Stretching is a fundamentally important part of sport and exercise, playing a role in improving performance, preventing injury and rehabilitation, but its scientific underpinnings have, to this point, been overlooked in book publishing. The Science and Physiology of Flexibility and Stretching is…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Sport Neuroscience and Psychophysiology book cover

    Handbook of Sport Neuroscience and Psychophysiology

    Edited by Roland Carlstedt

    Out of the broad arena of sport science and sport psychology, Roland A. Carlstedt presents a comprehensive collection on the neuroscience and associated psychophysiology that underlies and drives sport performance. Featuring sections ranging from the basics and foundations (anatomy and physiology)…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge

  • Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance: Third Edition book cover

    Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance

    Third Edition

    Edited by T. Jeff Chandler, Lee E. Brown

    Fully revised and updated, the third edition of Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance provides strength and conditioning students with the clearest and most accessible introduction to the scientific principles underpinning the discipline. Covering bioenergetics and nutrition, a systematic…

    Paperback – 2018-09-17 
    Routledge

  • Modelling and Simulation in Sport and Exercise book cover

    Modelling and Simulation in Sport and Exercise

    Edited by Arnold Baca, Jurgen Perl

    Modelling and simulation techniques are of central importance to conducting research in sport and exercise science, informing data collection and helping to analyse patterns of movement and physical performance. Modelling and Simulation in Sport and Exercise is the first book to offer an…

    Hardback – 2018-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Reach-to-Grasp Behavior: Brain, Behavior, and Modelling Across the Life Span book cover

    Reach-to-Grasp Behavior

    Brain, Behavior, and Modelling Across the Life Span

    Edited by Daniela Corbetta, Marco Santello

    Reaching for objects in our surroundings is an everyday activity that most humans perform seamlessly a hundred times a day. It is nonetheless a complex behavior that requires the perception of objects’ features, action selection, movement planning, multi-joint coordination, force regulation, and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-03 
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Developmental Science

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