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Introduction to Kinesiology: Studying Physical Activity, Fifth Edition With Web Study Guide, gives students a complete overview of the field of kinesiology and explores the common career paths, questions, and ideas that are part of this dynamic and expanding discipline.
Human beings are the `all-rounders' of the natural world - while they aren't naturally the quickest, biggest or strongest creatures, they can achieve more amazing physical feats than any other animal. Nowhere is this ability more pronounced than in sporting performance, the ideal area for studying the mechanics of a...
By Weimo Zhu
With research from leading scientists, Sedentary Behavior and Health: Concepts, Assessments, and Interventions presents evidence on sedentary behavior, its apparent health risks, and suggestions on measuring and altering this behavior.
By Jeff Lewis
This book outlines how 8 to 16 year olds can develop the physical qualities required to succeed at the elite level of soccer.
Can you really keep your eye on the ball? How is massive data collection changing sports? Sports science courses are growing in popularity. The author's course at Roanoke College is a mix of physics, physiology, mathematics, and statistics. Many students of both genders find it exciting to think about sports....
By James Witts
A fascinating insight into the science of the modern Tour de France peloton. A winning performance at the world's greatest bike race starts in the laboratory--and we're not talking doping. James Witts takes us into the world of marginal gains to find out how today's elite cyclists gain the advantage--physically,...
The greatest athletics performances take place in the mind, not the body. HOW BAD DO YOU WANT IT? explores some of the greatest moments in endurance sport to reveal habits and tactics we can use to cultivate your own mental strength.
Fundamental Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise is an engaging and comprehensive introductory textbook that explains biomechanical concepts from first principles, showing clearly how the science relates to real sport and exercise situations. The book is divided into two parts. The first provides a clear and detailed introduction to the structure...
This book includes all the papers presented at the second World Congress of Science and Football held in Eindhoven in the Netherlands in 1991.
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 on professional development.