Textbooks: Sports and Leisure

  • Biomechanics: Core Concepts in Motion book cover

    Biomechanics

    Core Concepts in Motion

    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

  • The Constraints-Led Approach for Sport Coaching: Principles of Practice Design book cover

    The Constraints-Led Approach for Sport Coaching

    Principles of Practice Design

    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. A Constraints-Based Methodology for Sport provides students and practitioners with the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Constraints-Based Methodologies in Sport

  • 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 – 2019-01-14 
    Garland Science

  • Practical Motorsport Engineering book cover

    Practical Motorsport Engineering

    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

    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

  • Performance Assessment in Strength and Conditioning book cover

    Performance Assessment in Strength and Conditioning

    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

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Retirement book cover

    The Psychology of Retirement

    By Doreen Rosenthal, Susan Moore

    How can you make the most of retirement? How should you plan for retirement? What are the challenges of retirement and how can they be dealt with?   The Psychology of Retirement looks at this life stage as a journey that involves challenges, opportunities, setbacks, periods of disenchantment and,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

  • Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology: Theories and Applications book cover

    Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

    Theories and Applications

    Edited by Angus Mugford, J. Gualberto Cremades

    This book brings together world-class professionals to share theoretical understanding applied to sport, exercise, and performance domains. It highlights how to be more effective in developing psychological skills, context, and understanding for educators, students, and professionals. From both…

    Paperback – 2018-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Sport Development in Action: Plan, Programme and Practice book cover

    Sport Development in Action

    Plan, Programme and Practice

    By Alec Astle, Sarah Leberman, Geoff Watson

    This practical textbook explains the sport development process from a practitioner’s viewpoint, showing what actually works, how, and why. Focusing on the development of sport, the book considers the efforts of sport organisations to revitalise their sports at a community level to ensure their…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Case Studies in Sport Communication: You Make the Call book cover

    Case Studies in Sport Communication

    You Make the Call

    Edited by Terry L. Rentner, David P. Burns

    Case Studies in Sport Communication: You Make the Call goes beyond the box scores by offering readers the opportunity to evaluate popular and diverse issues in sport—including management, crisis, health, ethics, gender, race, and social media. Each chapter incorporates theory and communication…

    Paperback – 2018-09-05 
    Routledge

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