Sports & Leisure Studies: Sport and Exercise Science

  • 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 – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • 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

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • The Constraints-Led Approach for Sport Coaching: Principles of Practice Design book cover

    The Constraints-Led Approach for Sport Coaching

    Principles of Practice Design

    By Ian Renshaw, Keith Davids, Daniel Newcombe, Will Roberts

    For the last 25 years, a constraints-based framework has helped to inform the way that many sport scientists seek to understand performance, learning design and the development of expertise and talent in sport. A Constraints-Based Methodology for Sport provides students and practitioners with the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Constraints-Based Methodologies in Sport

  • Sport, Ethics, and Neurophilosophy book cover

    Sport, Ethics, and Neurophilosophy

    Edited by Jeffrey P. Fry, Mike McNamee

    This innovative book comprises chapters by international scholars on a wide variety of topics at the intersection of sport, ethics, and neurophilosophy, representing a new mode of fluid interaction between science and philosophy for the future of sports scholarship. It was first published as a…

    Hardback – 2018-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Sports Law book cover

    Sports Law

    5th Edition

    By Simon Gardiner, Roger Welch, John O'Leary, Simon Boyes, Urvasi Naidoo

    Long established as the market leading textbook on sports law, this new edition continues to offer a comprehensive and authoritative examination of the legal issues surrounding and governing sport. Alert to the role that sport plays within society throughout, this edition is divided into four core…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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 – 2018-11-06 
    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 – 2018-10-29 
    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 – 2018-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Critical Research in Sport, Health and Physical Education: How to Make a Difference book cover

    Critical Research in Sport, Health and Physical Education

    How to Make a Difference

    Edited by Richard Pringle, Hakan Larsson, Göran Gerdin

    Within the overlapping fields of the sociology of sport, physical education and health education, the use of critical theories and the critical research paradigm has grown in scope. Yet what social impact has this research had? This book considers the capacity of critical research and associated…

    Hardback – 2018-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Exercising Female: Science and Application book cover

    The Exercising Female

    Science and Application

    Edited by Jacky Forsyth, Claire-Marie Roberts

    The Exercising Female is the first book to provide students, researchers and professionals with an evidence-based reference on the exceptional scientific issues associated with female participation in sport and exercise. Based on the latest research, and treating women as a unique population, the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in 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 – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

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