Sports & Leisure Studies: Sports Medicine and Therapy

  • Human Motor Development: A Lifespan Approach book cover

    Human Motor Development

    A Lifespan Approach, 10th Edition

    By Greg Payne, Larry Isaacs

    Human Motor Development: A Lifespan Approach 10th Edition offers an overview to the study of changes in human movement across the lifespan. The book uses a wholistic approach and emphasizes the importance of intellectual, social and physical development and their impact on human motor development…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge

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

    Martial Arts and Well-being

    Connecting communities and promoting health, 1st Edition

    By Carol Fuller, Viki Lloyd

    Martial Arts and Well-Being explores how Martial Arts can contribute in important ways to health and well-being, as well as providing other broader social benefits. By using psychological and sociological theory related to behaviour, ritual, perception and reality construction, the book seeks to…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Elite Soccer Players: Maximizing Performance and Safety book cover

    Elite Soccer Players

    Maximizing Performance and Safety, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ryan Curtis, Courteney Benjamin, Robert Huggins, Douglas J. Casa

    The sport of soccer has evolved immensely since its beginning around 2000 years ago and is now considered the most popular sport in the world. The research related to the physical, psychological, and tactical aspects of the game has risen in conjunction with its fame. Maximizing Performance and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Strength and Conditioning: A Concise Introduction book cover

    Strength and Conditioning

    A Concise Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By John Cissik

    Strength and Conditioning: A Concise Introduction offers a concise but comprehensive overview of training for athletic performance. Introducing essential theory and practical techniques in all of the core areas of athletic training, the book clearly demonstrates how to apply fundamental principles…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Testing and Evaluation of Strength and Power book cover

    Testing and Evaluation of Strength and Power

    1st Edition

    By Mike McGuigan

    Strength and Power are recognised as key components of human health and performance. Therefore, it is vital for Exercise Scientists and Strength and Conditioning practitioners to be able to assess these qualities effectively. Testing methods of these components are often presented as standalone…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Football as Medicine: Prescribing Football for Global Health Promotion book cover

    Football as Medicine

    Prescribing Football for Global Health Promotion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Krustrup, Daniel Parnell

    It is beyond dispute that physical activity is good for us, but what are the benefits, challenges and impacts of sport on health? This is the first book to focus on football in the context of health, from individual, public and population-level perspectives. Football as Medicine examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Physical Activity and the Abdominal Viscera: Responses in Health and Disease book cover

    Physical Activity and the Abdominal Viscera

    Responses in Health and Disease, 1st Edition

    By Roy J. Shephard

    Physical Activity and the Abdominal Viscera is the first book to examine the response of the visceral organs to acute and chronic physical activity, in cases of both health and disease. Bringing together a previously disparate body of research, Professor Roy Shephard sets out the physiology,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity in Natural Settings: Green and Blue Exercise book cover

    Physical Activity in Natural Settings

    Green and Blue Exercise, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aoife A. Donnelly, Tadhg E. MacIntyre

    Exercise interactions with green and blue spaces offer low-cost, non-invasive solutions to public health challenges—particularly around mental health and obesity—and issues around environmental sustainability. Physical Activity in Natural Settings brings together multi-disciplinary, international…

    Paperback – 2019-10-22 
    Routledge

  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Sport and Exercise book cover

    Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Sport and Exercise

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge

  • 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 L. Gainforth, Steven J. Petruzzello

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

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity and the Gastro-Intestinal Tract: Responses in health and disease book cover

    Physical Activity and the Gastro-Intestinal Tract

    Responses in health and disease, 1st Edition

    By Roy J. Shephard

    The organs of the gastro-intestinal tract play an essential role in sustained physical activity, but their consideration in exercise-related literature has, to this point, been limited. Physical Activity and the Gastro-Intestinal Tract is the first book to explain the function and response to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge

  • Technology in Physical Activity and Health Promotion book cover

    Technology in Physical Activity and Health Promotion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zan Gao

    As technology becomes an ever more prevalent part of everyday life and population-based physical activity programmes seek new ways to increase lifelong engagement with physical activity, so the two have become increasingly linked. This book offers a thorough, critical examination of emerging…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

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