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  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 Companion to Sport and Exercise Psychology

    Global perspectives and fundamental concepts

    Edited by Athanasios G. Papaioannou, Dieter Hackfort

    Series: International Perspectives on Key Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology

    Written by an international team of expert contributors, this unique global and authoritative survey explores in full but accessible detail the basic constructs and concepts of modern sport and exercise psychology and their practical application. The book consists of 62 chapters, written by 144...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Complex Systems in Sport

    Edited by Keith Davids, Robert Hristovski, Duarte Araújo, Natalia Balague Serre, Chris Button, Pedro Passos

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    Complex systems in nature are those with many interacting parts, all capable of influencing global system outcomes. There is a growing body of research that has modeled sport performance from a complexity sciences perspective, studying the behavior of individual athletes and sports teams as...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Developing Sport Expertise

    Researchers and Coaches Put Theory into Practice

    Edited by Damian Farrow, Joe Baker, Clare MacMahon

    The development of an athlete from basic performance to elite level of accomplishment is a long and complicated process. Identifying and nurturing talent, developing and fine tuning sport skills, and maintaining high levels of performance over the course of a career requires many thousands of hours...

    Published June 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Science and Football VII

    The Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress on Science and Football

    Edited by Hiroyuki Nunome, Barry Drust, Brian Dawson

    Science and Football VII showcases the very latest scientific research into the variety of sports known as ‘football’. These include soccer, the national codes (American football, Australian rules football and Gaelic football), and the rugby codes (union and league). Bridging the gap between theory...

    Published April 16th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. The Psychology of Sport Injury and Rehabilitation

    Edited by Monna Arvinen-Barrow, Natalie Walker

    Athletes routinely use psychological skills and interventions for performance enhancement but, perhaps surprisingly, not always to assist in recovery from injury. This book demonstrates the ways in which athletes and practitioners can transfer psychological skills to an injury and rehabilitation...

    Published April 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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