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  1. Routledge Handbook of Applied Sport Psychology

    A Comprehensive Guide for Students and Practitioners

    Edited by Stephanie Hanrahan, Mark B. Andersen

    Now available in paperback, the Routledge Handbook of Applied Sport Psychology is a definitive guide to the theory and practice of applied sport psychology. It goes further than any other book in surveying the full variety of issues that practising sport psychologists will confront in their working...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  2. Mental Toughness

    The Mindset Behind Sporting Achievement, Second Edition

    By Michael Sheard

    Mental toughness is one of the most common terms used in sport – by athletes, coaches, spectators and the media. However, it is also one of the least understood terms. This book examines the characteristics and development of mentally tough sport performers, and presents the cutting-edge research...

    Published July 5th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Psychology in Sports Coaching

    Theory and Practice

    By Adam Nicholls, Leigh Jones

    Have you ever wondered how athletes learn and make use of the feedback they are given by their coach, or how a coach could make his or her feedback more effective for athletes? Psychology in Sports Coaching has been written specifically for students studying coaching who want to improve their...

    Published July 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Personal Training

    Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By James Crossley

    Personal Training: Theory and Practice, Second Edition, draws together in one unique volume the personal, practical and business skills central to becoming a successful personal trainer. This accessible book introduces you to the fundamentals of applied exercise prescription and programme design,...

    Published June 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Skill Acquisition in Sport

    Research, Theory and Practice

    Edited by Nicola Hodges, Mark A. Williams

    Success in sport depends upon the athlete's ability to develop and perfect a specific set of perceptual, cognitive and motor skills. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, Skill Acquisition in Sport examines how we learn such skills and, in particular, considers the crucial role of...

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Team Psychology in Sports

    Theory and Practice

    By Stewart Cotterill

    The ability to mould a group of talented individual athletes into an effective team takes effort and skill. Team Psychology in Sports examines the crucial factors in the development of an effective team, introducing important psychological and organizational concepts and offering evidence-based...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Nutrition and Metabolism in Sports, Exercise and Health

    By Jie Kang

    A key determinant of successful athletic performance is the high-level energy transformation which begins with combustion of the food that we eat. By developing a sound understanding of good nutrition we can improve athletic performance, help maintain good health and prevent disease. This clear and...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Motor Learning in Practice

    A Constraints-Led Approach

    Edited by Ian Renshaw, Keith Davids, Geert J.P. Savelsbergh

    Motor Learning in Practice explores the fundamental processes of motor learning and skill acquisition in sport, and explains how a constraints-led approach can be used to design more effective learning environments for sports practice and performance. Drawing on ecological psychology, the book...

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  9. Sports Biomechanics

    Reducing Injury Risk and Improving Sports Performance, 2nd Edition

    By Roger Bartlett, Melanie Bussey

    When working with sports men and women, the biomechanist is faced with two apparently incompatible goals: reducing injury risk and improving sports performance. Now in a fully updated and revised edition, Sports Biomechanics introduces the fundamental principles that underpin our understanding of...

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Psychology of Strength and Conditioning

    Edited by David Tod, David Lavallee

    An effective strength and conditioning program underpins the training regime of every successful athlete or sportsperson and it is now widely recognized that psychology plays a significant role in the application of strength and conditioning principles. This is the first book to examine the...

    Published October 31st 2011 by Routledge