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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 270 new and published books in the subject of Sport and Exercise Science — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Science of Rugby

    Edited by Craig Twist, Paul Worsfold

    The Science of Rugby is the only book to examine the scientific principles underpinning the preparation of rugby players for high performance. Drawing on the very latest scientific evidence, and covering both codes (union and league), the book explores every aspect of preparation and performance...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Youth Development in Football

    Lessons from the world’s best academies

    By Mark Nesti, Chris Sulley

    The identification and development of talented young players has become a central concern of football clubs at all levels of the professional game, as well as for national and international governing bodies. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey and assessment of youth development...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Drugs in Sport

    6th Edition

    Edited by David R. Mottram, Neil Chester

    Drug use and abuse is perhaps the biggest challenge facing sport today. However, in the eye of the storm of public and press opinion and with medals and morals at stake, it can be difficult to gain a clear perspective on this complex issue. Now available in a fully updated and revised sixth edition...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Data Analysis in Sport

    By Peter O'Donoghue, Lucy Holmes

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sports Performance Analysis

    Making sense of sports performance data can be a challenging task but is nevertheless an essential part of performance analysis investigations. Focusing on techniques used in the analysis of sport performance, this book introduces the fundamental principles of data analysis, explores the most...

    Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Health and Elite Sport

    Is High Performance Sport a Healthy Pursuit?

    Edited by Joe Baker, Parissa Safai, Jessica Fraser-Thomas

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Health and Elite Sport is the first book to critically examine the relationship between participation in high performance sport and health outcomes. Drawing on theory and empirical data from a wide range of disciplines, including sociology, developmental psychology, epidemiology, and physical...

    Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Computer Science in Sport

    Research and Practice

    Edited by Arnold Baca

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    Computers are a fundamentally important tool in sport science research, sports performance analysis and, increasingly, in coaching and education programmes in sport. This book defines the field of ‘sport informatics’, explaining how computer science can be used to solve sport-related problems, in...

    Published October 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Life Story Research in Sport

    Understanding the Experiences of Elite and Professional Athletes through Narrative

    By Kitrina Douglas, David Carless

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    What is life really like for the elite athlete? How does the experience of being a professional sports person differ from the popular perceptions of fans, journalists or academics? Why might elite sports people experience mental health difficulties away from the public gaze? In the first...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 'Cultural Life', Disability, Inclusion and Citizenship

    Moving Beyond Leisure in Isolation

    Edited by Simon Darcy, Jerome F. Singleton

    Disability is a complex multidimensional social construct where the type of disability and the level of support of individuals needs to be considered within leisure provision. In a leisure context, people with a disability often face a multitude of constraints to participation. However, when...

    Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Antioxidants in Sport Nutrition

    Edited by Manfred Lamprecht

    Series: 100 Cases

    The use of antioxidants in sports is controversial due to existing evidence that they both support and hinder athletic performance. Antioxidants in Sport Nutrition covers antioxidant use in the athlete´s basic nutrition and discusses the controversies surrounding the usefulness of antioxidant...

    Published September 16th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. An Introduction to Performance Analysis of Sport

    By Peter O'Donoghue

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sports Performance Analysis

    Performance analysis has become an essential tool for coaches, athletes, sports organisations and academic researchers. Collecting and interpreting performance data enables coaches to improve their training programmes, athletes to make better tactical decisions, sports organisations to manage teams...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge