Sports & Leisure Studies: Sports Medicine and Therapy

  • 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

  • Drugs in Sport book cover

    Drugs in Sport

    7th Edition

    Edited by David R. Mottram, Neil Chester

    Drugs in Sport is the most comprehensive and accurate text on the emotive, complex and critical subject of doping and illegal performance enhancement in sport. Thoroughly updated in light of the latest World Anti-Doping Code and taking into account the latest regulations, methods and landmark cases…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27 
    Routledge

  • Doping in Elite Sports: Voices of French Sportspeople and Their Doctors, 1950-2010 book cover

    Doping in Elite Sports

    Voices of French Sportspeople and Their Doctors, 1950-2010

    By Christophe Brissonneau, Jeffrey Montez de Oca

    Drawing on rich empirical material from elite French sport, this book offers a detailed history of how the concept of doping evolved from the twentieth to the twenty-first century. The first study to span the period from 1950 to 2010, it sheds new light on the extraordinary world of elite sport in…

    Hardback – 2018-01-08 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • 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 the most comprehensive and accessible introduction available to the fundamental physiological, biomechanical and psychological principles underpinning performance in artistic gymnastics. The second edition introduces three new sections: applied coaching, motor…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity Policy and Practice book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity Policy and Practice

    Edited by Joe Piggin, Louise Mansfield, Mike Weed

    Physical activity, inactivity and their relationship to health are serious concerns for governments around the world. This is the first book to critically examine the policy and practice of physical activity from a multi-disciplinary, social-scientific perspective. Moving beyond the usual…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Sustainability in high performance sport: Current practices - Future directions book cover

    Sustainability in high performance sport

    Current practices - Future directions

    Edited by Natalie Barker-Ruchti, Dean Barker

    Success in high performance sport is highly valued in today’s world, with lucrative contracts, sponsorship deals, and opportunities for celebrity status balanced against substantial investments of time and energy, and high chances of failure. With pressure mounting on athletes and coaches to make…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Sport and Exercise book cover

    Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Sport and Exercise

    Edited by Martin Turner, Richard Bennett

    Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) is one of the most widely used counselling approaches in the world and is one of the original forms of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Sport and Exercise is the first and only book to date to examine the use of REBT in…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Psychology of Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity

  • Healthy Stadia: An Insight from Policy to Practice book cover

    Healthy Stadia

    An Insight from Policy to Practice

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Kathryn Curran, Matthew Philpott

    Public health is a key priority for developed and developing nations. Indeed, many countries have sought strategies to promote health and reduce health inequalities. A ‘settings approach’ to promoting health has been endorsed by the World Health Organization, which has seen settings such as…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Sports Concussions: A Complete Guide to Recovery and Management book cover

    Sports Concussions

    A Complete Guide to Recovery and Management

    Edited by Isabelle Gagnon, Alain Ptito

    Sport-related concussions have become an increasingly important topic as evidenced by recent media attention. Due in large part to the complex nature of concussive injuries, there is great discrepancy in the effect these injuries have on individual functioning and the type and nature of services…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2017-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • 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 – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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