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New and Published Books

  1. School Nutrition and Activity

    Impacts on Well-Being

    Edited by Areej Hassan

    Childhood obesity is a major public health crisis nationally and internationally. This insightful compendium provides valuable information and assesses the research foundations behind several school initiatives to help combat the epidemic of obesity in children and adolescents, particularly using...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  2. Contemporary Advances in Sport Psychology

    A Review

    Edited by Stephen Mellalieu, Sheldon Hanton

    Contemporary Advances in Sport Psychology brings together leading international researchers to showcase some of the most important emerging topics in contemporary sport psychology. Each chapter offers a comprehensive review of current knowledge and research on a cutting-edge theme, followed by...

    Published March 9th 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 March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Science of Equestrian Sports

    Theory, Practice and Performance of the Equestrian Rider

    By Inga Wolframm

    The Science of Equestrian Sports is a comprehensive study of the theory and practice of the equestrian rider in sport. While most scholarship to date has focused on the horse in competition, this is the first book to collate current data relating specifically to riders. It provides valuable insight...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Sports Performance Analysis

    Edited by Tim McGarry, Peter O'Donoghue, Jaime Sampaio

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Sport performance analysis techniques help coaches, athletes and sport scientists develop an objective understanding of actual sport performance, as opposed to self-report, fitness tests or laboratory based experiments. For example, contemporary performance analysis enables elite sports people and...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Phenomenological Approaches to Sport

    Edited by Irena Martínková, Jim Parry

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    The study of sport is often thought of simply in terms of the sport sciences. This book explains how a phenomenological approach is capable of revealing the nature and meanings of sport in ways that are beyond the reach of the sciences and how the very concepts required by sport science stand in...

    Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 24th 2015 by CRC Press

  8. 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 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 26th 2015 by Routledge