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  1. 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

  2. Children and Exercise XXV

    The proceedings of the 25th Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting

    Edited by Georges Baquet, Serge Berthoin

    Children and Exercise XXV presents the latest research in the field of paediatric exercise sciences, focusing on the interaction between physical activity, exercise or sport on the one hand, and nutrition, metabolism regulation, cardio-respiratory function or muscle function on the other....

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Body Composition in Sport, Exercise and Health

    Edited by Arthur D Stewart, Laura Sutton

    The analysis of body composition (fat, bone and muscle) is an important process throughout the biomedical sciences. This is the first book to offer a clear and detailed introduction to the key methods and techniques in body composition analysis and to explain the importance of body composition data...

    Published June 7th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Young People, Physical Activity and the Everyday

    Edited by Jan Wright, Doune Macdonald

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Despite society’s current preoccupation with interrelated issues such as obesity, increasingly sedentary lifestyles and children’s health, there has until now been little published research that directly addresses the place and meaning of physical activity in young people’s lives. In this important...

    Published May 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Dietary Protein and Resistance Exercise

    Edited by Lonnie Michael Lowery, Jose Antonio

    Dietary supplement companies and the food industry spend millions to reach resistance trainers—often with exaggerated marketing messages—while health practitioners continue to counsel athletes that their interest in protein is misguided and even dangerous. There appears to be a disconnect between...

    Published April 25th 2012 by CRC Press

  6. Nutritional Guidelines for Athletic Performance

    The Training Table

    Edited by Lemuel W. Taylor IV

    Knowing the basic nutrition requirements and combining them with proper training are the two most important factors for athletes to achieve peak performance levels. Nutritional Guidelines for Athletic Performance: The Training Table addresses these needs on a comprehensive basis from a training...

    Published March 26th 2012 by CRC Press

  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. Adventure Therapy

    Theory, Research, and Practice

    By Michael A. Gass, H.L. "Lee" Gillis, Keith C. Russell

    The evolution and history of adventure therapy, as chronicled in the second chapter of this book, well demonstrates how far this field has evolved from a “divergent therapy” into an efficacious form of therapy that engages clients on cognitive, affective, and behavioral levels. Adventure Therapy is...

    Published January 31st 2012 by Routledge

  9. Nutrient Timing

    Metabolic Optimization for Health, Performance, and Recovery

    Edited by Chad M. Kerksick

    Sports nutrition has evolved beyond what to eat and how much to eat to now include the question of when to eat. A hot topic in sports nutrition, nutrient timing is a dietary concept that takes into account time as a missing dimension in athletic performance and recovery. Not only is the consumption...

    Published October 20th 2011 by CRC Press

  10. Children and Exercise XXIV

    The Proceedings of the 24th Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting

    Edited by Toivo Jurimae, Neil Armstrong, Jaak Jurimae

    Children and Exercise XXIV 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 six thematic...

    Published September 30th 2011 by Routledge