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New and Published 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...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Psychoneuroendocrinology of Sport and Exercise

    Foundations, Markers, Trends

    Edited by Felix Ehrlenspiel, Katharina Strahler

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    Psychoneuroendocrinology is the study of the interaction between hormones, the brain and human behaviour. This is the first book to examine psychoneuroendocrinology in the context of sport and exercise, offering a comprehensive review of current research and assessment techniques and highlighting...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies

    Edited by Nick Watson, Alan Roulstone, Carol Thomas

    The Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies takes a multidisciplinary approach to disability and provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of the main issues in the field around the world today. Adopting an international perspective and consisting entirely of newly commissioned chapters...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Molecular Exercise Physiology

    An Introduction

    Edited by Henning Wackerhage

    Molecular Exercise Physiology: An Introduction is the first student-friendly textbook to be published on this key topic in contemporary sport and exercise science. It introduces sport and exercise genetics and the molecular mechanisms by which exercise causes adaptation. The text is linked to real...

    Published February 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Reflective Practice in the Sport and Exercise Sciences

    Contemporary issues

    Edited by Zoe Knowles, David Gilbourne, Brendan Cropley, Lindsey Dugdill

    Drawing on the experiences of scientists, researchers, practitioners and teachers in a wide range of sport and exercise settings, this book explores contemporary issues in reflective practice and considers the way that reflective practice impacts upon applied practice, on research methodology and...

    Published January 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Childhood Obesity

    Prevalence, Pathophysiology, and Management

    Edited by Rexford S. Ahima

    The prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity has increased worldwide in recent decades. Obesity in childhood is associated with a wide range of serious health complications and an increased risk of premature illness and death later in life. This book presents childhood obesity trends across...

    Published December 6th 2013 by Apple Academic Press

  7. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Research Process in Sport, Exercise and Health

    Case Studies of Active Researchers

    Edited by Rich Neil, Sheldon Hanton, Scott Fleming, Kylie Wilson

    What are the challenges and potential pitfalls of real research? What decision-making process is followed by successful researchers? The Research Process in Sport, Exercise and Health fills an important gap in the research methods literature. Conventional research methods textbooks focus...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Children and Exercise XXVIII

    The Proceedings of the 28th Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting

    Edited by Manuel Coelho-E-Silva, Amândio Cupido-dos-Santos, António J. Figueiredo, José P. Ferreira, Neil Armstrong

    Children and Exercise XXVIII presents the latest scientific research into paediatric exercise physiology, endocrinology, kinanthropometry, growth and maturation, and youth sport. Including contributions from a wide-range of leading international experts, the book is arranged into seven thematic...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Paralympics and Disability Sport

    Edited by Brett Smith

    Academic research on the Paralympics and disability sport is growing. University courses, governing bodies, and sporting organisations are also witnessing a rise of interest in disabled sport. This book is therefore timely and of importance. Written by leading scholars, it addresses a variety of...

    Published July 2nd 2013 by Routledge