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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 95 new and published books in the subject of Applied Sport Science — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. 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...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published November 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Becoming a Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology Professional

    A Global Perspective

    Edited by J. Gualberto Cremades, Lauren S. Tashman

    This edited book by two prominent professionals of Sport and Exercise and Performance Sciences addresses relevant issues and experiences as one becomes a sport, exercise and performance psychology practitioner. Chapters discuss the supervision and training involved along with models of practice,...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Group Dynamics in Exercise and Sport Psychology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Mark R. Beauchamp, Mark A. Eys

    Can a better understanding of group dynamics raise individual and team athletic performance or improve the outcomes of exercise interventions? Much human behaviour in sport and exercise settings is embedded within groups, where individuals’ cognitions, emotions, and behaviours influence and are...

    Published May 8th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Mixed Methods Research in the Movement Sciences

    Case Studies in Sport, Physical Education and Dance

    Edited by Oleguer Camerino, Marta Castaner, Teresa M Anguera

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    Mixed methods research techniques, combining both quantitative and qualitative elements, have become well established throughout the social, behavioural and natural sciences. This is the first book to focus on the application of mixed methods research in the movement sciences, specifically in sport...

    Published March 28th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Fundamental Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise

    By James Watkins

    Fundamental Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise is an engaging and comprehensive introductory textbook that explains biomechanical concepts from first principles, showing clearly how the science relates to real sport and exercise situations. The book is divided into two parts. The first provides a...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge