Textbooks: Sports and Leisure

  • Physical Activity and Student Learning book cover

    Physical Activity and Student Learning

    1st Edition

    By Tara Stevens

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Ed Psych Insights

  • The Constraints Led Approach: Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design book cover

    The Constraints Led Approach

    Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design, 1st Edition

    By Ian Renshaw, Keith Davids, Daniel Newcombe, Will Roberts

    For the last 25 years, a constraints-based framework has helped to inform the way that many sport scientists seek to understand performance, learning design and the development of expertise and talent in sport. The Constraints Led Approach: Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design…

    Paperback – 2019-02-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Constraints-Based Methodologies in Sport

  • Managing Sport Organizations: Responsibility for performance book cover

    Managing Sport Organizations

    Responsibility for performance, 1st Edition

    By Dan Covell, Sharianne Walker, Curt Hamakawa

    Now in a fully revised and updated fourth edition, Managing Sport Organizations introduces the fundamentals of sport management across every industry sector, from youth and intercollegiate sport to professional leagues. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, it covers every key topic, issue…

    Paperback – 2019-02-21 
    Routledge

  • Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations: A Multilevel Perspective book cover

    Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations

    A Multilevel Perspective, 4th Edition

    By George B. Cunningham

    Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations is a comprehensive introduction to the ways in which people differ - including race, sex, age, mental and physical ability, appearance, religion, sexual orientation, and social class - and the importance of these differences for sport organizations.…

    Paperback – 2019-02-18 
    Routledge

  • Biomechanics: Core Concepts in Motion book cover

    Biomechanics

    Core Concepts in Motion, 1st Edition

    By Jackie L. Hudson

    Introductory Biomechanics offers a clear, concise and thorough introduction to the basic principles of functional anatomy and human movement to students with no background in the subject. Using familiar and useful questions to help engage students with new material, the book offers the most…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

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

    Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics

    Second Edition, 1st 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 – 2019-01-17 
    Garland Science

  • Research Methods in Physical Activity and Health book cover

    Research Methods in Physical Activity and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen R. Bird

    Physical activity is a vital tool in preventing disease and managing recovery at a population level, with governments and health authorities relying on high-quality, university research into the risks associated with sedentary behaviour, optimal exercise prescription and effective lifestyle change…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge

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

    Motor Control, Learning and Development

    Instant Notes, 2nd Edition, 1st 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 – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Practical Motorsport Engineering book cover

    Practical Motorsport Engineering

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Livesey

    This guide and textbook on motorsport engineering written from a practical point of view. It offers a wide-ranging insight into the nuts and bolts technology of practical car racing from saloons and sports cars to open wheelers. It gives the aspiring race engineer the tools to do the job by…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Sports Law book cover

    Sports Law

    5th Edition

    By Simon Gardiner, Roger Welch, John O'Leary, Simon Boyes, Urvasi Naidoo

    Long established as the market leading textbook on sports law, this new edition continues to offer a comprehensive and authoritative examination of the legal issues surrounding and governing sport. Alert to the role that sport plays within society throughout, this edition is divided into four core…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Functional Exercise and Rehabilitation: The Neuroscience of movement, pain and performance book cover

    Functional Exercise and Rehabilitation

    The Neuroscience of movement, pain and performance, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-30 
    Unknown

  • Performance Assessment in Strength and Conditioning book cover

    Performance Assessment in Strength and Conditioning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Comfort, Paul A. Jones, John J. McMahon

    It is an essential skill for any strength and conditioning coach to be able to reliably assess the physical performance of their athletes and communicate the results and their implications to performers and coaches, alike. Performance Assessment in Strength and Conditioning is the first textbook to…

    Paperback – 2018-10-25 
    Routledge

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