Science and Football IV
Edited by Aron Murphy, Thomas Reilly, Warwick Spinks
Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge – 456 pages
This edited collection brings together the latest research into the range of sports known as football.
With contributions by a large number of the leading international researchers in the field, the book aims to bridge the gap between theory and practice in football, and to raise the awareness of the value of a scientific approach to the various football codes.
The book contains nearly seventy papers, examining aspects ranging from match analysis and medical aspects of football to metabolism and nutrition, psychology and behaviour, and management and organization. Containing a wealth of research data, and a huge range of examples of how science can be applied; this book represents an invaluable reference for coaches, trainers, managers, medical staff, and all those involved in supporting performers in the many football codes.
Part One: Biomechanics of Football Part Two: Fitness Test Profiles of Footballers Part Three: Match Analysis Part Four: Medical Aspects of Football Part Five: Metabolism and Nutrition Part Six: Paediatric Science and Football Part Seven: Psychology and Motor Behaviour in Football Eight: Football Training Part Nine: Women and Football