Sports & Leisure Studies: Sport and Exercise Science

  • Human Fatigue: Evolution, Health and Disease book cover

    Human Fatigue

    Evolution, Health and Disease

    By Frank Marino

    Fatigue is a condition spanning the breadth of human functioning in health and disease and is a central concern in sport and exercise. Even so we are yet to fully understand its causes. One reason for this lack of understanding is that we seldom consider fatigue from an evolutionary perspective -…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health: Global Perspectives book cover

    ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Laura Azzarito, Kevin Hylton

    This is the first book to focus on issues of ‘race’ and racism in youth sport, physical activity and health. Drawing on critical race theory, intersectionality and critical pedagogy, and presenting a range of international empirical case studies, it explores racialization processes in pedagogical…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge Critical Perspectives on Equality and Social Justice in Sport and Leisure

  • Advancing the Profession of Exercise Physiology book cover

    Advancing the Profession of Exercise Physiology

    By Tommy Boone

    In recent times, the ASEP (American Society of Exercise Physiologists) leaders have developed and implemented academic standards to promote professionalism in academic programs throughout the U.S. The effort represents a significant change in the scope and the monitoring of the exercise…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20 

  • Stress and Recovery in Sport: A Manual for Testing and Assessment book cover

    Stress and Recovery in Sport

    A Manual for Testing and Assessment

    By Michael Kellmann, Sarah Kölling

    Balancing training, stress and recovery is essential for achieving optimal performance. The performance of athletes can be severely compromised by underrecovery, injuries, prolonged periods of competition, or even life events outside their sporting lives. The current recovery-stress state depends…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 

  • Biomechanics: Core Concepts in Motion book cover


    Core Concepts in Motion

    By Jackie L. Hudson

    Introductory Biomechanics offers a clear, concise and thorough introduction to the basic principles of functional anatomy and human movement to students with no background in the subject. Using familiar and useful questions to help engage students with new material, the book offers the most…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 

  • Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics: Second Edition book cover

    Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics

    Second Edition

    By Paul Grimshaw, Michael Cole, Adrian Burden, Neil Fowler

    This is the clearest and most straightforward biomechanics textbook currently available. By breaking down the challenging subject of sport and exercise biomechanics into short thematic sections, it enables students to grasp each topic quickly and easily, and provides lecturers with a flexible…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Garland Science

  • Research Methods in Physical Activity and Health book cover

    Research Methods in Physical Activity and Health

    Edited by Stephen R. Bird

    Physical activity is a vital tool in preventing disease and managing recovery at a population level, with governments and health authorities relying on high-quality, university research into the risks associated with sedentary behaviour, optimal exercise prescription and effective lifestyle change…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 

  • Professional Advances in Sports Coaching: Research and Practice book cover

    Professional Advances in Sports Coaching

    Research and Practice

    Edited by Richard Thelwell, Matt Dicks

    Despite the rapid advance of the academic study of coaching science, there is a dearth of evidence on contemporary progressions within the coaching profession itself, particularly around the wide-ranging challenges that coaches face. Professional Advances in Sports Coaching constitutes an essential…

    Hardback – 2018-12-24 
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Doping in Cycling: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Doping in Cycling

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Bertrand Fincoeur, John Gleaves, Fabien Ohl

    Doping in Cycling: Interdisciplinary Perspectives provides an up-to-date overview of the knowledge about doping and anti-doping in the sport that has dominated doping headlines for at least two decades. It critically addresses overarching questions related to doping and anti-doping, and topical…

    Hardback – 2018-12-24 
    Ethics and Sport

  • Bicycle Utopias: Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures book cover

    Bicycle Utopias

    Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures

    By Cosmin Popan

    Bicycle Utopias investigates the future of urban mobilities and post-car societies, arguing that the bicycle can become the nexus around which most human movement will revolve. Drawing on literature on post-car futures (Urry 2007; Dennis and Urry 2009), transition theory (Geels et al. 2012) and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20 
    Changing Mobilities

  • Practical Motorsport Engineering book cover

    Practical Motorsport Engineering

    By Andrew Livesey

    This guide and textbook on motorsport engineering written from a practical point of view. It offers a wide-ranging insight into the nuts and bolts technology of practical car racing from saloons and sports cars to open wheelers. It gives the aspiring race engineer the tools to do the job by…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19 

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