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  1. Philosophy and the Sciences of Exercise, Health and Sport

    Critical Perspectives on Research Methods

    Edited by Mike McNamee

    Should we trust scientific research? Do 'the facts' really speak for themselves? Philosophy and the Sciences of Exercise, Health and Sport critically reflects on the nature and aims of scientific enquiry in these disciplines. The book addresses the underlying assumptions and development of...

    Published July 15th 2005 by Routledge

  2. The Obesity Epidemic

    Science, Morality and Ideology

    By Michael Gard, Jan Wright

    Increasing obesity levels are currently big news but do we think carefully enough about what this trend actually means? Everybody – including doctors, parents, teachers, sports clubs, businesses and governments – has a role to play in the ‘war on obesity’. But is talk of an obesity ‘crisis’...

    Published April 26th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Oxygen Uptake Kinetics in Sport, Exercise and Medicine

    By Andrew M. Jones, David C. Poole

    Despite its crucial importance, scientists interested in the limitations of human physical performance have only just started to give the field of oxygen uptake kinetics the attention it deserves. Understanding the principal determinant of the oxygen uptake kinetics is fundamental to improving...

    Published December 2nd 2004 by Routledge

  4. Rethinking Aggression and Violence in Sport

    By John H. Kerr

    Rethinking Aggression and Violence in Sport explores the psychological aspects of these two intrinsic elements of competitive sport. This book critically examines the important issues associated with aggression and violence in sport, including: * a review of current theory in the psychology of...

    Published September 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  5. Understanding Sports Coaching

    The Social, Cultural and Pedagogical Foundations of Coaching Practice

    By Tania G. Cassidy, Robyn L. Jones, Paul Potrac

    Successful sports coaching is as dependent on utilising good teaching and social practices as it is about expertise in sport skills and tactics. Understanding Sports Coaching offers an innovative introduction to the theory and practice of sports coaching, highlighting the social, cultural and...

    Published September 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  6. Youth Soccer

    From Science to Performance

    By Thomas Reilly, Dave Richardson, Gareth Stratton, A. Mark Williams

    As the adult game has increased in popularity, youth soccer has also seen significant expansion in recent years. The popularity of the youth game is set to continue. Young boy and girl players wish to emulate professional soccer stars and the professional game, often with long-term financial...

    Published September 16th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Critical Moments During Competition

    A Mind-Body Model of Sport Performance When It Counts the Most

    By Roland A. Carlstedt

    This book presents first-time research findings and new empirically based perspectives and applications in sport psychology.Highly provocative data derived from the largest single study ever on athletes is used to advance an original model of peak performance centering on a clearly emerging...

    Published July 24th 2004 by Psychology Press

  8. Genetically Modified Athletes

    Biomedical Ethics, Gene Doping and Sport

    By Andy Miah

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    In a provocative analysis of sport ethics and human values, Genetically Modified Athletes imagines the brave new world of sport. The internationally acclaimed book examines this issue at a crucial time in its theorisation, questioning the very cornerstone of sporting and medical ethics, asking...

    Published July 15th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Physician, Third Edition

    Edited by Richard B. Birrer, Francis G. O'Connor

    During the past decade, the primary care physician has played a pivotal role in the evolution of sports medicine as a discipline that can benefit patients of all ages. The primary care physician is often the first medical professional to see the patient after an injury, making it important for...

    Published June 28th 2004 by CRC Press

  10. Food, Nutrition and Sports Performance II

    The International Olympic Committee Consensus on Sports Nutrition

    Edited by Ron Maughan, L.M. Burke, E.F. Coyle

    This book summarizes the latest meeting of the world's leading researchers in sports nutrition, held at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. The aim of the conference was to review the latest developments in the world of sport nutrition, to follow up on developments since the previous...

    Published April 22nd 2004 by Routledge