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 – 2018-10-30 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Martial Arts and Well-being: Connecting communities and promoting health book cover

    Martial Arts and Well-being

    Connecting communities and promoting health

    By Carol Fuller, Viki Lloyd

    Martial Arts and Well-being explores how Martial Arts, such as Taijiquan, Karate and Judo, can contribute in important ways to health and well-being, as well as providing other, broader, social benefits. By using psychological theory related to ritual, perception and reality construction, the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge

  • The Science of Basketball book cover

    The Science of Basketball

    Edited by Alexandru Radu

    The Science of Basketball is the only book to examine the scientific principles underpinning preparation and performance in basketball, applied to both individual and team contexts. Drawing on the very latest scientific evidence, and including contributions from leading international coaches and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10 
    Routledge

  • Sports and Soft Tissue Injuries: A Guide for Students and Therapists book cover

    Sports and Soft Tissue Injuries

    A Guide for Students and Therapists, 5th Edition

    By Christopher M. Norris

    The fifth edition of the retitled Sports and Soft Tissue Injuries sharpens its focus on the treatment of sports injuries, providing the most complete evidence-based guide for physiotherapists, sports therapists and medical practitioners working with athletes. Opening with chapters that examine the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10 
    Routledge

  • Elite Youth Cycling book cover

    Elite Youth Cycling

    Edited by Alfred Nimmerichter

    Elite Youth Cycling showcases the latest cutting-edge research in youth cycling performance. Covering both endurance and sprint cycling events, the book explores the effect of cycling on the maturation of the body from childhood to adolescence, suggests long-term training and nutritional strategies…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Paediatric Sport and Exercise Science

  • Obesity: A Kinesiology Perspective book cover

    Obesity: A Kinesiology Perspective

    By Roy J. Shephard

    There have been many books written on the subject of obesity, but most have approached the topic from the standpoint of the nutritionist, concluding from the somewhat fallacious evidence of changes in body mass that exercise has little place in the prevention or the treatment of obesity. This new…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Physical Activity and Health

  • The Science of Judo book cover

    The Science of Judo

    Edited by Mike Callan

    The Science of Judo is the first book to set out and discuss the science, coaching and history behind judo performance. Evidence-based and informed by the latest research, the book offers practical guidance on preparing athletes for high performance and understanding the core tenets of sport…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Sport, Medicine and Health: The medicalization of sport? book cover

    Sport, Medicine and Health

    The medicalization of sport?

    By Dominic Malcolm

    The relationship between sport, medicine and health in our society is becoming increasingly complex. This important and timely study explores this relationship through an analysis of changing political economies, altered perceptions of the body and science’s developing contribution to the human…

    Paperback – 2018-05-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Science of Figure Skating book cover

    The Science of Figure Skating

    Edited by Jason D. Vescovi, Jaci L. 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 specialization presents unique challenges for coaches and athletes alike. Drawing on cutting-edge research and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Managing Drugs in Sport book cover

    Managing Drugs in Sport

    By Jason Mazanov

    As recent high-profile drugs scandals have demonstrated, sport organisations rarely have a coherent, meaningful, long-term management strategy regarding drug use and abuse. Typically, sport managers hope drug problems never happen and engage in damage control when they do. This important new book…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

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