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Forthcoming Sport and Exercise Science Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Science and Engineering of Sport Surfaces

    Edited by Sharon Dixon, Paul Fleming, Iain James, Matt Carré

    Series: Routledge Research in Sports Technology and Engineering

    Sports surface design is crucial for the successful performance of sports skills and the reduction of injury risk. Surfaces have developed from natural materials such as turf, clay and cinder, to synthetic surfaces such as acrylic tennis courts, artificial turf for soccer and synthetic running...

    To Be Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Leadership in Sport

    Edited by Ian O'Boyle, Duncan Murray, Paul Cummins

    Series: Foundations of Sport Management

    Effective leadership is essential in any sports organisation, both in the boardroom and on the training pitch. Leadership in Sport is the first textbook to examine sports leadership in the round, across both management and coaching environments. It includes a dedicated section to underpinning core...

    To Be Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport

    Edited by Verner Møller, Ivan Waddington, John M. Hoberman

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Doping has become one of the most important and high-profile issues in contemporary sport. Shocking cases such as that of Lance Armstrong and the US Postal cycling team have exposed the complicated relationships between athletes, teams, physicians, sports governing bodies, drugs providers, and...

    To Be Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games

    Assessing the 30-Year Legacy

    Edited by Matthew Llewellyn, John Gleaves, Wayne Wilson

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    The 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games stand as the most profitable and arguably the most important event in the history of the modern Olympic movement. Fresh off the back of the financially disastrous Montreal Games of 1976 and the politically controversial Moscow Games of 1980, the Olympic movement...

    To Be Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming V1

    Edited by A. Lees, D. MacLaren, T. Reilly

    The International Symposium on Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming, held every four years under the aegis of the International Society of Biomechanics and the World Commission of Sports Biomechanics, provides a forum in which research related to swimming is reported and problems that confront...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Taylor & Francis

  7. Science and Skiing

    Edited by E. Kornexl, E. Muller, C. Raschner, H. Schwameder

    The first International Congress on Science and Skiing was held in Austria in January 1996. The main aim of the conference was to bring together original key research in this area and provid an essential update for those in the field. The lnk between theory and practice was also addressed, making...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Taylor & Francis

  8. Managing Elite Sport Systems

    Research and Practice

    Edited by Svein S. Andersen, Barrie Houlihan, Lars Tore Ronglan

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

    Over the last twenty years or so there has been a sharp increase in interest from national sports federations and governments in the development of effective elite sport systems, particularly focused on achieving success in the summer and winter Olympic Games. Many countries now have publicly...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Sport, Leisure and Ergonomics

    Edited by Greg Atkinson, Thomas Reilly

    The field of sports ergonomics is now recognised as an interdisciplinary area in its own right. This book forms the proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Sport, Leisure and Ergonomics, providing a particular focus on disabled athletes, health and fitness educations and sports equipment....

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Taylor & Francis

  10. The Psychology of Doping in Sport

    Edited by Vassilis Barkoukis, Lambros Lazuras, Haralambos Tsorbatzoudis

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    This is the first book to draw together cutting-edge research on the psychological processes underlying doping use in sport and exercise, thereby filling an important gap in our understanding of this centrally important issue in contemporary sport. Covering diverse areas of psychology such as...

    To Be Published July 9th 2015 by Routledge