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Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology Laboratory Manual: Tests, Procedures and Data

Reilly, Thomas; Eston, Roger

This is a combined set of the two fully revised and updated manuals Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology Laboratory Manual: Tests, Procedures and Data . The in-depth analyses of anthropometry and exercise physiology are presented in one volume for...

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Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming V1

Lees, A.; Reilly, T.; MacLaren, D.

The International Symposium on Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming, held every four years under the aegis of the International Society of Biomechanics and the World Commission of Sports Biomechanics, provides a forum in which research related to swimming...

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Kinanthropometry IV

Duguet, J.W.; Day, J.A.P.

The International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry holds a major international conference every four years. This volume contains the papers presented at the fourth such event, held at the World Congress on Youth, Leisure and Physical Activity...

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The Politics of Sports Development

Houlihan, Barrie; White, Anita

This text traces the evolution of sports development in the UK in the context of broader shifts in sport and social policy. It explores the emergence of sports development from the early years of public policy for sport in the 1960s to thecontemporary...

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Science and Soccer

Reilly, Thomas; Reilly, Thomas; Williams, A. Mark

Science and Soccer provides a comprehensive and accessible analysis of the physiology, biomechanics and psychology behind the world's most popular sport, and offers important guidance on how science translates into practice. Fully revised and updated...

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Interceptive Actions in Sport

Davids, Keith; Bennett, Simon; van der Kamp, John; Savelsbergh, Geert J.P.

Dynamic interceptive actions are those actions for which the body, or an implement, must be moved into the right place at the right time in order to accomplish a task. These actions are particularly prevalent in sport, for example reaching to catch a...

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Existential Psychology and Sport

Nesti, Mark

Increasing numbers of professional teams and athletes look for assistance with the psychological factors of their performance, and there exists a growing body of professional sport psychologists ready to provide support. Despite this, it seems at times...

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Philosophy and the Sciences of Exercise, Health and Sport

McNamee, Mike

Philosophy and the Sciences of Exercise, Health and Sport is a unique interdisciplinary study that calls on researchers in these disciplines to reflect more critically on the nature and aims of scientific enquiry. In doing so, the book questions the...

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Oxygen Uptake Kinetics in Sport, Exercise and Medicine

Jones, Andrew M.; Poole, David C.

Despite its crucial importance, scientists interested in the limitations of human physical performance have only just started to give the field of oxygen uptake kinetics the attention it deserves. Understanding the principal determinant of the oxygen...

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The Politics of South African Cricket

Gemmell, Jon

The Politics of South African Cricket analyses the relationship between politics and sport, in particular cricket, in South Africa. South African Cricket embraces an ethos that is symbolic of a wider held belief system and as such has distinctive political...

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