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Forthcoming Physical Activity and Health Books

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Forthcoming Books

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  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...

    To Be Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Health and Elite Sport

    Is High Performance Sport a Healthy Pursuit?

    Edited by Joe Baker, Parissa Safai, Jessica Fraser-Thomas

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Health and Elite Sport is the first book to critically examine the relationship between participation in high performance sport and health outcomes. Drawing on theory and empirical data from a wide range of disciplines, including sociology, developmental psychology, epidemiology, and physical...

    To Be Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Learning Technologies and the Body

    Integration and Implementation In Formal and Informal Learning Environments

    Edited by Victor Lee

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This volume explores how technology-supported learning environments can incorporate physical activity and interactive experiences in formal education. It presents cutting-edge research and design work on a new generation of "body-centric" technologies such as wearable body sensors, GPS tracking...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Psychology of Physical Activity

    Determinants, Well-Being and Interventions, 3rd edition, 3rd Edition

    By Stuart J. H. Biddle, Professor Nanette Mutrie, Trish Gorely

    The positive benefits of physical activity for physical and mental health are now widely acknowledged, yet levels of physical inactivity continue to increase throughout the developed world. Understanding the psychology of physical activity has therefore become an important concern...

    To Be Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Physical Activity and Health

    The Evidence Explained, 3rd edition, 3rd Edition

    By Adrianne Hardman, David Stensel, Jason Gill

    Physical Activity and Health explains clearly, systematically and in detail the relationships between physical activity, health and disease, and examines the benefits of exercise in the prevention and treatment of a wide range of important conditions. Now in a fully updated and revised third...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Clinical Exercise Science

    Edited by Andrew Scott, Christopher Gidlow

    Clinical Exercise Science is an introduction to core principles and best practice in exercise science for students and practitioners working with clinical populations. Combining the latest scientific research with evidence-based, practitioner-led analysis, the book offers integrated coverage of the...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

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