Sports & Leisure Studies: Sport and Exercise Science

  • The Science of Gymnastics: Advanced Concepts book cover

    The Science of Gymnastics

    Advanced Concepts, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Monèm Jemni

    The Science of Gymnastics provides an accessible introduction to the physiological, biomechanical and psychological principles underpinning performance in gymnastics, examining every key aspect of gymnastic training and performance.  This edition introduces three new sections: applied coaching,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health: Critical Perspectives book cover

    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.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport, Recovery and Performance: Interdisciplinary Insights book cover

    Sport, Recovery and Performance

    Interdisciplinary Insights

    Edited by Michael Kellmann, Jürgen Beckmann

    Sport, Recovery and Performance is a unique multi-disciplinary collection which examines both the psychological and physiological dimensions to recovery from sport. Including contributions from medicine, neuroscience, psychology and sport science, the book expertly explores the implications for…

    Paperback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge

  • Football Biomechanics book cover

    Football Biomechanics

    Edited by Hiroyuki Nunome, Ewald Hennig, Neal Smith

    Football Biomechanics explores the latest knowledge of this core discipline in sport science across all codes of the sport. Encompassing a variety of styles, including original scientific studies, syntheses of the latest research, and position statements, the text offers readers the most up-to-date…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Football

  • Biomechanics of Human Motion: Applications in the Martial Arts, Second Edition book cover

    Biomechanics of Human Motion

    Applications in the Martial Arts, Second Edition

    By Emeric Arus, Ph.D.

    This book covers the general laws governing human biomechanics through an extensive review of martial arts techniques and references to fundamental theory. Using straightforward mathematics and physics, this work covers indepth the anatomical foundation of biomechanics and physiological foundation…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27 
    CRC Press

  • Advanced Strength and Conditioning: An Evidence-based Approach book cover

    Advanced Strength and Conditioning

    An Evidence-based Approach

    Edited by Anthony Turner, Paul Comfort

    Becoming an effective strength and conditioning practitioner requires the development of a professional skills set and a thorough understanding of the scientific basis of best practice. Aimed at advanced students and beginning practitioners, this book explores the latest scientific evidence and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Golf Science book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Golf Science

    Edited by Martin Toms

    Golf is one of the world’s major sports and consequently the focus of world-class scientific research. This landmark publication is the most comprehensive book ever published on the science of golf, covering every sub-discipline from physiology, biomechanics and psychology to strength and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Positive Psychology in Sport and Physical Activity: An Introduction book cover

    Positive Psychology in Sport and Physical Activity

    An Introduction

    Edited by Abbe Brady, Bridget Grenville-Cleave

    Positive psychology (PP) is a fast-developing area of research that emphasises personal growth and the positive qualities of life. This is the first book to apply the principles and practice of PP to sport and physical activity. In attempting to help people enjoy sport, sport psychology has…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Excelling in Sport Psychology: Planning, Preparing, and Executing Applied Work book cover

    Excelling in Sport Psychology

    Planning, Preparing, and Executing Applied Work

    Edited by Alison Pope-Rhodius, Sara Robinson, Sean Fitzpatrick

    Written for graduate students and early professionals who are conducting applied sport psychology work for the first time, Excelling in Sport Psychology is a guide for planning, preparing, and executing this work. Each chapter addresses a critical component of the internship experience, such as…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Sport Psychology for Young Athletes book cover

    Sport Psychology for Young Athletes

    Edited by Camilla J. Knight, Chris G. Harwood, Daniel Gould

    Understanding and applying psychology within youth sport settings is key to maximising young athletes’ enjoyment, wellbeing, and sporting performance. Written by a team of leading international researcher-practitioners, this book is the first to offer an evidence-based introduction to the theory…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge

  • The Athletic Skills Model: Optimizing Talent Development Through Movement Education book cover

    The Athletic Skills Model

    Optimizing Talent Development Through Movement Education

    By René Wormhoudt, Geert J.P. Savelsbergh, Jan Willem Teunissen, Keith Davids

    The Athletic Skills Model offers an alternative to dominant talent development theories in the form of holistic broad-based movement education, focusing on health and wellbeing. It places the emphasis on ‘physical intelligence’ – including attributes such as agility, flexibility and stability –…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Applied Exercise Psychology: The Challenging Journey from Motivation to Adherence book cover

    Applied Exercise Psychology

    The Challenging Journey from Motivation to Adherence

    Edited by Selen Razon, Michael Sachs

    Applied Exercise Psychology emphasizes the application of evidence-based knowledge drawn from the fields of exercise psychology, health psychology, clinical and counseling psychology, and exercise physiology for physical activity behavior change. The book provides readers with: theoretical bases…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge

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