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New and Published Books

  1. The Mediterranean Way of Eating

    Evidence for Chronic Disease Prevention and Weight Management

    By John J.B. Anderson, Marilyn C. Sparling

    Scientific evidence accumulated over decades validates the idea that a plant-based dietary pattern, such as the traditional Mediterranean way of eating, promotes health and plays an important role in risk reduction and prevention of several chronic diseases. One of the great advantages of the...

    Published February 25th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Psychology of Physical Activity

    Determinants, Well-Being and Interventions, 3rd Edition

    By Stuart J. H. Biddle, Nanette Mutrie, Trish Gorely

    The positive benefits of physical activity for physical and mental health are now widely acknowledged, yet levels of physical inactivity continue to increase throughout the developed world. Understanding the psychology of physical activity has therefore become an important concern...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Performance Analysis of Sport IX

    Edited by Derek Peters, Peter O'Donoghue

    Performance analysis techniques help coaches, athletes and sport science support officers to develop a better understanding of sport performance and therefore to devise more effective methods for improving that performance. Performance Analysis of Sport IX is the latest in a series of volumes that...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Food, Nutrition and Sports Performance III

    Edited by Ronald J. Maughan, Susan M. Shirreffs

    As sport has become more professionalised over the last thirty years, so the role of nutrition in promoting health and performance has become ever more important to athletes who search for the extra edge to succeed in their respective sports. With the expansion in the provision of medical and...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Kinanthropometry VIII

    Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of the International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry (ISAK)

    Edited by Mike Marfell-Jones, Thomas Reilly

    The International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry held its 8th International Conference in Manchester in July 2002. This volume contains a selection of papers presented to the Conference, where the meeting was held in conjunction with the 12th Commonwealth International Sport...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Anti-doping: Policy and Governance

    Edited by Barrie Houlihan, Mike McNamee

    The book addresses a series of key aspects of contemporary anti-doping policy. At the broader philosophical level, questions are asked about whether the scale of anti-doping activity and the intrusiveness of anti-doping policy in the lives of athletes is proportionate to the problem of doping....

    Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Coaching for Performance: Realising the Olympic Dream

    Edited by Sarah Lee, Martin Dixon, Tony Ghaye

    This book celebrates two important aspects of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. (1) For those involved in any aspect of Olympism, and particularly coaches and athletes, London 2012 was about realising dreams, achieving success and participating in competitive sport at the highest level....

    Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Science and Football IV

    Edited by Aron Murphy, Thomas Reilly, Warwick Spinks

    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...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Science and Football VII

    The Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress on Science and Football

    Edited by Hiroyuki Nunome, Barry Drust, Brian Dawson

    Science and Football VII showcases the very latest scientific research into the variety of sports known as ‘football’. These include soccer, the national codes (American football, Australian rules football and Gaelic football), and the rugby codes (union and league). Bridging the gap between theory...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Research Methods for Sports Studies

    Third Edition

    By Ian Jones

    Research Methods for Sports Studies is a comprehensive, engaging and practical textbook that provides a complete grounding in both qualitative and quantitative research methods for the sports studies student. Leading the reader step-by-step through the entire research process, from identifying a...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge