Sports & Leisure Studies: Sport and Exercise Science

  • 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 – 2018-06-06 
    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 – 2018-05-31 
    CRC Press

  • The Science of Figure Skating book cover

    The Science of Figure Skating

    Edited by Jason Vescovi, Jaci VanHeest

    The Science of Figure Skating is the first book to provide an evidence-based and comprehensive reference for the scientific underpinnings of this complex Olympic sport, where early specialisation presents unique challenges for coaches and athletes, alike. Drawing on cutting-edge research and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Reach-to-Grasp Behavior: Development Across the Life Span book cover

    Reach-to-Grasp Behavior

    Development Across the Life Span

    Edited by Daniela Corbetta, Marco Santello

    Reach-to-grasp behavior is one of the earliest goal-directed movements to form in infancy and remains central throughout the life span to ensure effective interactions with the surrounding world. From a unique life-span perspective, this volume sheds light onto the sensory-motor processes involved…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Learning to Mentor in Sports Coaching: A Design Thinking Approach book cover

    Learning to Mentor in Sports Coaching

    A Design Thinking Approach

    Edited by Fiona Chambers

    Learning to Mentor in Sports Coaching is an innovative, user-friendly practical and theoretical guide for educating sports coaches as mentors. It is the first book to employ design thinking techniques to develop a new approach to mentor education in sports coaching. Providing theoretical…

    Hardback – 2018-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • The Neurocognition of Dance: Mind, Movement and Motor Skills book cover

    The Neurocognition of Dance

    Mind, Movement and Motor Skills, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Bettina Bläsing, Martin Puttke, Thomas Schack

    The study of human movement and action has become a topic of increasing relevance over the last decade, bringing dance into the focus of the cognitive sciences. The Neurocognition of Dance brings together contributors from the worlds of psychology and dance, and discusses the relationship between…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • The Anti-Doping Crisis in Sport: Causes, Consequences, Solutions book cover

    The Anti-Doping Crisis in Sport

    Causes, Consequences, Solutions

    By Paul Dimeo, Verner Møller

    The sense of crisis that pervades global sport suggests that the war on doping is still very far from being won. In this critical and provocative study of anti-doping regimes in global sport, Paul Dimeo and Verner Møller argue that the current system is at a critical historical juncture. Reviewing…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20 
    Routledge

  • The Exercise Effect on Mental Health: Neurobiological Mechanisms book cover

    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

  • Bioethics, Genetics and Sport book cover

    Bioethics, Genetics and Sport

    By Silvia Camporesi, Mike McNamee

    Advances in genetics and related biotechnologies are having a profound effect on sport, raising important ethical questions about the limits and possibilities of the human body. Drawing on real case studies and grounded in rigorous scientific evidence, this book offers an ethical critique of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Sport Cyberpsychology book cover

    Sport Cyberpsychology

    By Olivia A. Hurley

    Sport Cyberpsychology is the first book devoted to assessing the influence of technology on human interaction, behaviour and mental health in a sporting context, gathering research on the use of technology and the internet by athletes, coaches and sport science support staff.  The book identifies…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09 
    Routledge

  • Ageing, Physical Activity and Health: International Perspectives book cover

    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 book cover

    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

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