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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 24 new and published books in the subject of Kinesiology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. Routledge Handbook of Ergonomics in Sport and Exercise

    Edited by Youlian Hong

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Ergonomics is concerned with the ‘fit’ between people and their work. With an increasing number of people becoming conscious about their health and participating in sport or physical activity, ergonomics has become an increasingly prominent concern within the sport and exercise sciences. From the...

    Published November 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Biomechanics of Batting, Swinging, and Hitting

    Edited by Glenn Fleisig, Young-Hoo Kwon

    In the movie Bull Durham, frustrated manager Joe Riggins stresses to his team, "This is a simple game. You throw the ball. You hit the ball. You catch the ball." This simplification works well for biomechanists too, as sports can be broken down into specific physical tasks like throwing, hitting,...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Paediatric Biomechanics and Motor Control

    Theory and Application

    Edited by Mark De Ste Croix, Thomas Korff

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    Paediatric Biomechanics and Motor Control brings together the very latest developmental research using biomechanical measurement and analysis techniques and is the first book to focus on biomechanical aspects of child development. The book is divided into four main sections – the biological...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Motor Control and Motor Learning

    Edited by Albert Gollhofer, Wolfgang Taube, Jens Bo Nielsen

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Motor Control and Motor Learning is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey of neurophysiological, behavioural and biomechanical aspects of motor function. Adopting an integrative approach, it examines the full range of key topics in contemporary human movement...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. Strength and Conditioning

    A concise introduction

    By John Cissik

    Strength and Conditioning offers a concise but comprehensive overview of training for athletic performance. Introducing essential theory and practical techniques in all of the core areas of athletic training, the book clearly demonstrates how to apply fundamental principles in putting together...

    Published September 28th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Sport Education

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Peter Hastie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Sport Education: International Perspectives presents a series of studies of the innovative pedagogical model that has taken the physical education world by storm. Since the emergence of the Sport Education model in the mid-1990s, it has been adopted and adapted in physical education programs around...

    Published September 8th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Stress Management and Prevention

    Applications to Daily Life, 2nd Edition

    By Jeffrey A. Kottler, David D. Chen

    Stress Management and Prevention, Second Edition offers a fun and exciting way to learn about stress, its causes, and ways to deal with and prevent it. Not only will you enjoy reading it, but you’ll also find yourself motivated to continue incorporating what you learn into your life long after your...

    Published August 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Handbook of Biomechanics and Human Movement Science

    Edited by Youlian Hong, Roger Bartlett

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Biomechanics and Human Movement Science is a landmark work of reference. Now available in a concise paperback edition, it offers a comprehensive and in-depth survey of current theory, research and practice in sports, exercise and clinical biomechanics, in both established...

    Published June 11th 2010 by Routledge