Sports & Leisure Studies: Sports Medicine and Therapy

  • Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics: Second Edition book cover

    Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics

    Second 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 – 2018-12-31 
    Garland Science

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

    Motor Control, Learning and Development

    Instant Notes, 2nd 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, under a new title,&…

    Paperback – 2018-12-17 
    Routledge

  • Sport, Ethics, and Neurophilosophy book cover

    Sport, Ethics, and Neurophilosophy

    Edited by Jeffrey P. Fry, Mike McNamee

    The growth of neuroscience and the spread of general interest in the brain have prompted concern for ethical issues posed by neuroscientists. Despite the growing interest in the brain, neuroscience and the profound issues that neuroscience raises, up to this point relatively little attention has…

    Hardback – 2018-12-07 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Football and Health Improvement: an Emergent Field book cover

    Football and Health Improvement: an Emergent Field

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Andy Pringle

    There is developing interest in the use of sporting settings as a channel to connect people to health improvement services and an emerging body of research highlights football as being associated with positive motivational and social elements that support the maintenance of a physically active…

    Paperback – 2018-12-02 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Holism and the Cultivation of Excellence in Sports and Performance: Skillful Striving book cover

    Holism and the Cultivation of Excellence in Sports and Performance

    Skillful Striving

    By Jesus Ilundain-Agurruza

    Holism and the Cultivation of Excellence in Sports and Performance is a multi-methodological and cross-cultural examination of how we flourish holistically through performative endeavors, e.g., sports, martial and performing arts. Relying primarily on sport philosophy, value theory, phenomenology,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • 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, and 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…

    Paperback – 2018-11-06 
    Routledge

  • The Exercising Female: Science and Its Application book cover

    The Exercising Female

    Science and Its 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

  • The Science of Motorsport book cover

    The Science of Motorsport

    Edited by David P. Ferguson

    Despite its worldwide following, high levels of investment and scientific complexity, there is a lack of evidence-based literature on the science of human performance in motorsport. Focusing on the physiological, psychological and sport medicine aspects of training, performance, injury and safety,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-15
    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 – 2018-09-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Paediatric Sport and Exercise Science

  • 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 – 2018-08-30
    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 – 2018-08-08
    Routledge

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