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Forthcoming Applied Sport Science Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Eccentric Exercise

    Physiology and application in sport and rehabilitation

    By Hans Hoppeler

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    Eccentric muscle contraction, during which a muscle lengthens while under tension, is a fundamental process of human movement but a surprisingly under-researched area of exercise science. Evidence suggests that training programmes which incorporate both eccentric and concentric contractions can...

    To Be Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published September 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Sports Officials and Officiating

    Science and Practice

    By Clare MacMahon, Duncan Mascarenhas, Henning Plessner, Alexandra Pizzera, Raôul Oudejans, Markus Raab

    Sports officials (umpires, referees, judges) play a vital role in every sport, and sports governing bodies, fans, and players now expect officials to maintain higher professional standards than ever before. In this ground-breaking book, a team of leading international sport scientists and top level...

    To Be Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    To Be Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Contemporary Advances in Sport Psychology

    A Review

    Edited by Stephen Mellalieu, Sheldon Hanton

    New Directions in Sport Psychology brings together leading international researchers to survey 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 in-depth...

    To Be Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of Sports Therapy, Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation

    Edited by Keith Ward

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The work of a sports therapist is highly technical and requires expertise in numerous disciplines. The Routledge International Handbook of Sports Therapy, Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation is a comprehensive and authoritative reference for those studying or working in this field and is the first...

    To Be Published February 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Science and Engineering of Sport Surfaces

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

    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 February 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Handbook of Sport Expertise

    Edited by Joe Baker, Damian Farrow

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Understanding and developing expertise is an important concern for any researcher or practitioner working in elite or high performance sport. Whether it's identifying talented young athletes or developing methods for integrating cutting-edge sport science into daily coaching practice, scientists,...

    To Be Published February 15th 2015 by Routledge