• Childhood Obesity: Prevalence, Pathophysiology, and Management book cover

    Childhood Obesity

    Prevalence, Pathophysiology, and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rexford S. Ahima

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. The prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity has increased worldwide in recent decades. Obesity in childhood is associated with a wide range of serious health complications and an increased risk of premature illness and death later in life…

    Hardback – 2013-12-07
    Apple Academic Press

  • The Enduring Color Line in U.S. Athletics book cover

    The Enduring Color Line in U.S. Athletics

    1st Edition

    By Krystal Beamon, Chris M. Messer

    Sports are an integral part of American society. Millions of dollars are spent every year on professional, collegiate, and youth athletics, and participation in and viewing of these sports both alter and reflect how one perceives the world. Beamon and Messer deftly explore sports as a social…

    Paperback – 2013-11-14
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • Dance Medicine in Practice: Anatomy, Injury Prevention, Training book cover

    Dance Medicine in Practice

    Anatomy, Injury Prevention, Training, 1st Edition

    By Liane Simmel

    Dance Medicine in Practice is the complete physical textbook for dance, written specifically to help dancers understand the anatomy, function and care of their bodies. Specific chapters are devoted to focusing on the spine, pelvis, hips, knees, feet, shoulders and arms. Each of these covers the…

    Paperback – 2013-10-04

  • Qualitative Research Methods in Sport, Exercise and Health: From Process to Product book cover

    Qualitative Research Methods in Sport, Exercise and Health

    From Process to Product, 1st Edition

    By Andrew C. Sparkes, Brett Smith

    Qualitative forms of inquiry are a dynamic and exciting area within contemporary research in sport, exercise and health. Students and researchers at all levels are now expected to understand qualitative approaches and be able to employ them in their work. In this comprehensive and in-depth…

    Paperback – 2013-09-23

  • Leveraging Brands in Sport Business book cover

    Leveraging Brands in Sport Business

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark P. Pritchard, Jeffrey L. Stinson

    This edited text compiles advanced material relating to strategy and marketing in the field of sports business. Featuring contributions from experts across the sports business field, the book approaches strategy from the standpoint of managing and marketing a brand. With integrated current-day…

    Paperback – 2013-08-05

  • Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes: Science and application book cover

    Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes

    Science and application, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rhodri S. Lloyd, Jon L. Oliver

    Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes offers an evidence-based introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning for children and young athletes. Drawing upon leading up-to-date research in all aspects of fitness and movement skill development, the book adopts a holistic…

    Paperback – 2013-07-10

  • Marketing for Cultural Organizations: New Strategies for Attracting Audiences - third edition book cover

    Marketing for Cultural Organizations

    New Strategies for Attracting Audiences - third edition, 1st Edition

    By Bonita M. Kolb

    Marketing for Cultural Organizations presents traditional marketing theory with a focus on the aspects most relevant to arts or cultural organizations. The book explains how to overcome the division between the concepts of high art and popular culture by targeting the new tech savvy cultural…

    Paperback – 2013-06-24

  • Exercise Immunology book cover

    Exercise Immunology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Gleeson, Nicolette Bishop, Neil Walsh

    Exercise immunology is an important, emerging sub-discipline within exercise physiology, concerned with the relationship between exercise, immune function and infection risk. This book offers a comprehensive, up-to-date and evidence-based introduction to exercise immunology, including the…

    Paperback – 2013-06-20

  • Developing Sport Expertise: Researchers and Coaches Put Theory into Practice, second edition book cover

    Developing Sport Expertise

    Researchers and Coaches Put Theory into Practice, second edition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Damian Farrow, Joe Baker, Clare MacMahon

    The development of an athlete from basic performance to elite level of accomplishment is a long and complicated process. Identifying and nurturing talent, developing and fine tuning sport skills, and maintaining high levels of performance over the course of a career requires many thousands of hours…

    Paperback – 2013-06-07

  • Social Media in Sport Marketing book cover

    Social Media in Sport Marketing

    1st Edition

    By Timothy Newman, Jason Peck, Brendan Wilhide

    From the Preface: "Not surprisingly, companies of all sizes are using social media as part of their marketing and public relations efforts. The growth of the social media phenomenon and constant advances in technology obviously create unique and powerful opportunities for those able to capitalize…

    Paperback – 2013-04-30

  • Sport Development: Policy, Process and Practice, third edition book cover

    Sport Development

    Policy, Process and Practice, third edition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Hylton

    At a time of profound change in the economic, social, political and sporting landscape, sport development faces important challenges. Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Sport Development: Policy, Process and Practice is still the most detailed, authoritative and comprehensive guide…

    Paperback – 2013-03-18

  • An Introduction to Sports Coaching: Connecting Theory to Practice book cover

    An Introduction to Sports Coaching

    Connecting Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robyn L. Jones, Kieran Kingston

    An Introduction to Sports Coaching provides students with an accessible and engaging guide to the scientific, social scientific, medical and pedagogical theory that underlies the practice of quality sports coaching. Now in a fully updated and revised second edition, it introduces students to the…

    Paperback – 2013-03-04

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