Sports & Leisure Studies: Sport and Exercise Science

  • The Psychology of Exercise: Integrating Theory and Practice book cover

    The Psychology of Exercise

    Integrating Theory and Practice, 5th Edition

    By Curt L. Lox, Kathleen A. Martin Ginis, Heather Gainforth, Steven J. Petruzzello

    Now in its fifth edition, The Psychology of Exercise: Integrating Theory and Practice is the ideal resource for upper-level undergraduate courses devoted to the study of exercise behavior. Following the success of previous editions, this book successfully integrates theoretical principles and the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Effective Coaching in Strength and Conditioning: Pathways to Superior Performance book cover

    Effective Coaching in Strength and Conditioning

    Pathways to Superior Performance, 1st Edition

    By Ian Jeffreys

    This book takes a radically different approach to the challenge of coaching in strength and conditioning. In doing so, it addresses many of the paradoxes of strength and conditioning, providing new perspectives that shed light onto the many questions that challenge coaches. Rather than focussing…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Skill Acquisition in Sport: Research, Theory and Practice book cover

    Skill Acquisition in Sport

    Research, Theory and Practice, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Nicola J. Hodges, A. Mark Williams

    Skill Acquisition in Sport gives academics, students, coaches and practitioners the broadest and most scientifically rigorous grounding in the principles and practice of the discipline. Fully revised, updated and restructured, the third edition integrates theory and practice, and provides more…

    Paperback – 2019-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes: Science and Application book cover

    Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes

    Science and Application, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Rhodri S. Lloyd, Jon L. Oliver

    Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes: Science and Application offers an evidence-based introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning for young athletes. Fully revised and updated, this second edition draws upon leading research to offer an holistic approach to…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Statistics in Human Performance: Using SPSS and R book cover

    Introduction to Statistics in Human Performance

    Using SPSS and R, 2nd Edition

    By Dale P. Mood, James R. Morrow, Jr., Matthew B. McQueen

    An understanding and working knowledge of the basic principles of statistics are of central importance in understanding the sport and health sciences. Introduction to Statistics in Human Performance: Using SPSS and R provides students facing statistical problems for the first time with an…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity and Student Learning book cover

    Physical Activity and Student Learning

    1st Edition

    By Tara Stevens

    Discussions of physical activity in schools often focus on health-related outcomes, but there is also evidence for its integral role in academic achievement, cognition, and psychological adjustment. Written by a scientist-practitioner, Physical Activity and Student Learning explores the effects of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24
    Routledge
    Ed Psych Insights

  • Developmental and Adapted Physical Education: Making Ability Count book cover

    Developmental and Adapted Physical Education

    Making Ability Count, 6th Edition

    By Michael Horvat, Ronald V. Croce, Caterina Pesce, Ashley Eason Fallaize

    Now in a fully revised and updated 6th edition, reflecting changes in legislation and cutting-edge research, this is a complete introduction to adapted physical education, from the underpinning science to practical teaching strategies and program design. The book covers a broader range of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge

  • The Constraints-Led Approach: Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design book cover

    The Constraints-Led Approach

    Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design, 1st Edition

    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. The Constraints-Led Approach: Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Constraints-Based Methodologies in Sport

  • Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics book cover

    Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics

    2nd 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 – 2019-01-14
    Garland Science

  • Research Methods in Physical Activity and Health book cover

    Research Methods in Physical Activity and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen R. Bird

    Physical activity is vital for good health. It has an established strong evidence base for its positive effects on functional capacity, reducing the risk of many chronic diseases, and promoting physical, mental and social well-being. Furthermore, these benefits are evident across a diversity…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04
    Routledge

  • Motor Control, Learning and Development: Instant Notes, 2nd Edition book cover

    Motor Control, Learning and Development

    Instant Notes, 2nd Edition, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Utley

    An understanding of the scientific principles underpinning the learning and execution of fundamental and skilled movements is of central importance in disciplines across the sport and exercise sciences. The second edition of Motor Control, Learning and Development: Instant Notes offers students an…

    Paperback – 2018-12-27
    Routledge

  • Practical Motorsport Engineering book cover

    Practical Motorsport Engineering

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Livesey

    This guide and textbook on motorsport engineering is 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 – 2018-12-06
    Routledge

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