Sports & Leisure Studies: Sports Medicine and Therapy

  • Whole Body Vibrations: Physical and Biological Effects on the Human Body book cover

    Whole Body Vibrations

    Physical and Biological Effects on the Human Body

    Edited by Redha Taiar, Christiano Bittencourt Machado, Xavier Chiementin, Mario Bernardo-Filho

    This book offers a comprehensive range of principles, methods, techniques and tools to provide the reader with a clear knowledge of the impact of vibration on the human body. The text considers physical, mechanical and biomechanical aspects and is illustrated by key application domains such as…

    Hardback – 2018-12-10 
    CRC Press

  • Sport, Ethics, and Neurophilosophy book cover

    Sport, Ethics, and Neurophilosophy

    Edited by Jeffrey P. Fry, Mike McNamee

    This innovative book comprises chapters by international scholars on a wide variety of topics at the intersection of sport, ethics, and neurophilosophy, representing a new mode of fluid interaction between science and philosophy for the future of sports scholarship. It was first published as a…

    Hardback – 2018-12-10 

  • 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 – 2018-11-06 

  • 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 – 2018-10-29 
    CRC Press

  • The Exercising Female: Science and Application book cover

    The Exercising Female

    Science and 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 Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • 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 

  • The Science of Motorsport Racing book cover

    The Science of Motorsport Racing

    Edited by David P. Ferguson

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

    Paperback – 2018-09-28 

  • 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 

  • 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 

  • 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 

  • 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 – 2018-08-09 
    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 – 2018-07-27 
    Routledge Research in Physical Activity and Health

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