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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 31 new and published books in the subject of Sports Performance Analysis — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Carnitine Metabolism and Human Nutrition

    Edited by Benjamin Toby Wall, Craig Porter

    Interest in carnitine and its potential health benefits has surged over the last decade. Carnitine serves a number of biological roles, such as stimulating the oxidation of fat and preventing the accumulation of lactic acid. It is also used as a supplement for weight loss and performance...

    Published June 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Diet, Exercise, and Chronic Disease

    The Biological Basis of Prevention

    Edited by C. Murray Ardies

    Exercise and diet are key factors in the etiology and prevention of chronic disease. While most books on chronic disease have a decided clinical approach, Diet, Exercise, and Chronic Disease: The Biological Basis of Prevention brings together the latest cellular- and molecular-based research on the...

    Published April 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Introduction to Sports Biomechanics

    Analysing Human Movement Patterns, 3rd edition, 3rd Edition

    By Roger Bartlett

    Introduction to Sports Biomechanics: Analysing Human Movement Patterns is a genuinely accessible and comprehensive guide to all of the biomechanics topics covered in an undergraduate sports and exercise science degree. Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, the book explores both the...

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 17th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Routledge Handbook of Sports Technology and Engineering

    Edited by Franz Konstantin Fuss, Aleksandar Subic, Martin Strangwood, Rabindra Mehta

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    From carbon fibre racing bikes to ‘sharkskin’ swimsuits, the application of cutting-edge design, technology and engineering has proved to be a vital ingredient in enhanced sports performance. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey of contemporary sports technology and engineering,...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Analyzing Baseball Data with R

    By Max Marchi, Jim Albert

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series

    With its flexible capabilities and open-source platform, R has become a major tool for analyzing detailed, high-quality baseball data. Analyzing Baseball Data with R provides an introduction to R for sabermetricians, baseball enthusiasts, and students interested in exploring the rich sources of...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  9. Projectile Dynamics in Sport

    Principles and Applications

    By Colin White

    How can we predict the trajectory of a baseball from bat to outfield? How do the dimples in a golf ball influence its flight from tee to pin? What forces determine the path of a soccer ball steered over a defensive wall by an elite player? An understanding of the physical processes involved in...

    Published September 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge