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  1. Science and Soccer

    Developing Elite Performers

    Edited by Mark A. Williams

    Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Science and Soccer is still the most comprehensive and accessible introduction to the physiology, biomechanics and psychology behind the world's most popular sport. Offering important guidance on how science translates into practice, the book...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Skill Acquisition in Sport

    Research, Theory and Practice

    Edited by Nicola Hodges, Mark A. Williams

    Success in sport depends upon the athlete's ability to develop and perfect a specific set of perceptual, cognitive and motor skills. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, Skill Acquisition in Sport examines how we learn such skills and, in particular, considers the crucial role of...

    Published June 20th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Motor Learning in Practice

    A Constraints-Led Approach

    Edited by Ian Renshaw, Keith Davids, Geert J.P. Savelsbergh

    Motor Learning in Practice explores the fundamental processes of motor learning and skill acquisition in sport, and explains how a constraints-led approach can be used to design more effective learning environments for sports practice and performance. Drawing on ecological psychology, the book...

    Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge

  4. Science and Racket Sports IV

    Edited by A. Lees, D. Cabello, G. Torres

    Science and Racket Sports IV presents a selection of important contemporary research into the four core racket sport disciplines of tennis, badminton, squash and table tennis. It showcases the best of the peer-reviewed papers and keynote addresses presented at the Fourth World Congress of Science...

    Published September 29th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 27th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Talent Identification and Development in Sport

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Joseph (Joe) Baker, Steve Cobley, Jörg Schorer

    Identifying talent in athletes and developing that ability to its fullest potential is a central concern of sport scientists, sports coaches and sports policy makers. This book offers a comprehensive synthesis of current knowledge in talent identification and development in sport, from the...

    Published August 9th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Science and Football VI

    The Proceedings of the Sixth World Congress on Science and Football

    Edited by Thomas Reilly, Feza Korkusuz

    Science and Football VI showcases the very latest scientific research into the variety of sports known as football. These include the games of association football, the rugby codes (union and league), and the national codes (American, Australian and Gaelic). The book aims to bridge the gap between...

    Published July 25th 2011 by Routledge

  8. International Research in Science and Soccer

    Edited by Barry Drust, Thomas Reilly, A. Mark Williams

    International Research in Science and Soccer showcases the very latest research into the world’s most widely played sport. With contributions from world-leading researchers and practitioners working at every level of the game, from grass roots to elite level, the book covers every key aspect of...

    Published July 14th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Research Methods for Sports Performance Analysis

    By Peter O'Donoghue

    Modern techniques of sports performance analysis enable the sport scientist, coach and athlete to objectively assess, and therefore improve upon, sporting performance. They are an important tool for any serious practitioner in sport and, as a result, performance analysis has become a key component...

    Published December 13th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Performance Assessment for Field Sports

    By Christopher Carling, Tom Reilly, A. Mark Williams

    What are the most effective tools, techniques and technologies available to coaches and sport scientists in the assessment of player and team performance? This is the first book dedicated to the assessment of performance in field sports such as soccer, rugby, hockey and lacrosse. It provides...

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge