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Fibber in the Heat

Paperback, 06/06/2013, £12.99
** Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award **Fanatical about cricket since he was a boy, Miles Jupp would do anything to see his heroes play.

It Shouldn't Happen to a Manager

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £9.99
After 40 years in football management, there's not a lot I haven't seen. Being a manager has never been easy, but between the fans and the media it often feels impossible to get it right. For one, managers used to drive up and down motorways all day to scout for players - now there's so much analysis and global scouting.

Strength and Conditioning for Endurance Running

Paperback, 14/09/2015, £21.99
Endurance runners and coaches have tended to neglect weight training and conditioning techniques, often in the belief that they don't benefit performance, add unwanted muscle bulk, or cause excessive soreness. This book shows how a strength and conditioning programme can directly improve running performance and reduce the risk of injury.

Race, Sport and Politics: The Sporting Black Diaspora

Paperback, 13/08/2010, £38.99
Engaging analysis of sport's role in the 'making of race', and the place of sport in relation to the politics of racial equality.

Sport, Race & Ethnicity: Narratives of Difference & Diversity

Paperback, 01/05/2011, £22.99
A collection that includes a range of topics dealing with sport, diversity and difference. It considers race, ethnicity and aboriginality in tandem. It features examples from different eras, places and spaces - wherein co-themes like post-colonialism, gender and media representation are embedded.

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning 4ed

Hardback, 16/11/2015, £83.00
This comprehensive resource explains the key theories, concepts and scientific principles of strength training and conditioning as well as their direct application to athletic competition and performance. The scope and content have been updated to convey the knowledge, skills and abilities required of a strength and conditioning professional.

Psychological Dynamics of Sport and Exercise 4ed

Hardback, 23/06/2017, £64.00
Psychological Dynamics of Sport and Exercise, Fourth Edition, reflects the latest developments in the field of sport and exercise psychology and presents various applications in a range of physical activity settings.

Advances in Sport Psychology 4ed

Paperback, 04/06/2018, £87.00
Preceded by Advances in sport psychology / Thelma S. Horn, editor. 3rd ed. c2008.

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 7ed With Web Study Guide-Paper

Hardback, 21/01/2019, £94.00
This text provides a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology with the latest research on grit, mindfulness, emotional intelligence, cultural diversity, substance abuse, exercise adherence, ethics, professional issues, and transitions in sport.

Edexcel PE for A Level Year 1 revised third edition

Paperback, 12/10/2018, £22.99
'Edexcel PE for A Level Year 1 3e' is one of the student text series published by Jan Roscoe Publications Ltd. This book provides an indispensable text for students for Physical Education AS and the first year of an A Level course that commenced in September 2016.

Edexcel PE for A Level Year 2 revised second edition: 2018

Paperback, 28/12/2018, £22.99
'Edexcel PE for A Level Year 2 2e' is one of the student text series published by Jan Roscoe Publications Ltd. This book provides an indispensable text for students for the second year Physical Education A Level course which commenced in September 2016.


Paperback, 16/07/2011, £57.99

Strength and Conditioning: Biological Principles and Practical Applications

Hardback, 20/12/2010, £119.50
Written by a team of leading international experts, this book explores the latest scientific and practical developments in the field, providing an invaluable textbook for sports professionals and students. The first section introduces the biological principles essential for an understanding of the field.

NSCA's Guide to Program Design

Hardback, 01/12/2011, £43.00
Presents the information, guidance and protocols from respected scientists and practitioners in strength and conditioning programme design. Developed by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), this text offers a scientific basis for developing training programmes for specific athletes at specific times of the year.

New Functional Training for Sports 2ed

Paperback, 16/06/2016, £19.99
Michael Boyle presents the concepts, methods and programmes that maximise athletes' movements in competition. New Functional Training for Sports goes beyond traditional exercise descriptions and explanations, incorporating composites of movements as well as online access to video demonstrations, commentary and analysis of key exercises.

Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy 2ed

Hardback, 15/06/2020, £51.00
Written by Brad Schoenfeld, PhD, a leading authority on muscle hypertrophy, Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy, Second Edition, is the definitive resource for strength and conditioning professionals, researchers, and instructors seeking information on muscle hypertrophy.

ACSM's Clinical Exercise Physiology

Hardback, 01/03/2019, £84.00

Strength and Conditioning for Triathlon: The 4th Discipline

Paperback, 14/02/2013, £25.00
Accessible, comprehensive advice for implementing S&C in typical triathlon training to improve performance and avoid injury.

The Lost Art of Running: A Journey to Rediscover the Forgotten Essence of Human Movement

Paperback, 20/08/2020, £12.99
One man's journey across six continents to rediscover the lost art of running.

Sport, Physical Culture, and the Moving Body: Materialisms, Technologies, Ecologies

Paperback, 30/12/2019, £27.95
Adding to the burgeoning fields of sport studies and body studies, these essays draw on the traditions of feminist theory, posthumanism, actor network theory, and new materialism to reposition the physical, moving body as crucial to the cultural, political, environmental, and economic systems that it constitutes and within which is constituted.

Running, Identity and Meaning: The Pursuit of Distinction Through Sport

Hardback, 30/06/2021, £70.00
Running, Identity and Meaning showcases how gender, class, age and ethnicity influence whether and how different groups participate in the sport, and explores its role in the reproduction of social structure and the search for distinction.

Physiology of Sport and Exercise 8ed

Hardback, 04/10/2021, £116.00
Physiology of Sport and Exercise, Eighth Edition With HKPropel Access, details human physiological responses to exercise and sport. This edition features digital components and ancillaries to better illustrate how the body performs and responds to physical activity.

Philosophy and the Sciences of Exercise, Health and Sport

7, 23/12/2004, £48.99
Reflecting on the nature and aims of scientific enquiry in the fields of exercise, health and sport, this book addresses the underlying assumptions of what shape scientific enquiries ought to take in these disciplines. It raises questions such as: Do natural and social scientists need to understand philosophy of science? Are statistics misused?

Legacy: What the All Blacks Can Teach Us About the Business of Life

Paperback, 07/11/2013, £12.99
The All Blacks are the world's most successful sporting outfit, undefeated in over 75% of their international matches over the last 100 years. What is the secret of their success? And what can we - as individuals, companies and teams - learn from them?

Sociology of Sport and Physical Education

Paperback, 18/10/2001, £38.99
Intended for undergraduates on various education and sport related degree courses, this book covers the issues in the field of sociology of sport and physical education. It covers the importance of sport in culture, its theoretical background, and methodological issues in research. It discusses gender, race and ethnicity, class, and equality.

Sports Star

7, 24/08/2005, £38.99
Addressing a number of prominent sports and sport stars, this book demonstrates the economic and cultural factors that have contributed to the popularity of sport stars. It also examines issues such as race and gender, the impact of professionalization, growing media coverage, and the role of agents.

Optimizing exercise & physical activity in older people

Paperback, 05/12/2003, £39.99
Brings together evidence-based knowledge from different fields. This book offers the health professional practical and evidenced-based strategies to facilitate adherence to prescribed physical activity or therapeutic exercise needed to achieve durable results in the preventative and therapeutic health care of ageing populations.

Psychology Express: Sport Psychology

Paperback, 28/02/2014, £13.99
The Psychology Express undergraduate revision guide series will help your students to understand key concepts quickly, revise effectively and make their answers stand out.

Sports Psychiatry

Paperback, 17/03/2016, £24.99
This concise and practical handbook covers the breadth of psychiatric conditions with which sportspeople may present.

Sports Gene: Talent, Practice and the Truth About Success

Paperback, 02/01/2014, £10.99
Offers an exploration of athletic success. This book shows why some skills that we imagine are innate are not - like the bullet-fast reactions of a baseball player - and why other characteristics that we assume are entirely voluntary, like the motivation to practice, might in fact have important genetic components.

Understanding psychological preparation for sport

Paperback, 22/10/1996, £44.75
This book is designed to advance both theory and practice in the psychological preparation of high-level sports performers. The authors integrate the relevant qualitative and quantitative research literatures with practical knowledge gained via their own personal experience of working with elite athletes.

To Reach the Clouds: The Walk Film Tie in

Paperback, 17/09/2015, £8.99
One night in 1974, Philippe Petit secretly - and illegally - rigged a tightrope between the twin towers of the World Trade Center. At daybreak, he gave the high-wire performance of all time, making eight crossings over the course of an hour. This memoir tells the story of how he conspired, connived, improvised, and insisted his way to this coup.

New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding: The Bible of Bodybuilding, Fully Updated and Revised

Paperback, 05/11/1999, £30.00
Arnold Schwarzenegger shares his secrets to dedication, training, and commitment and shows you how to realise your own potential for greatness.

Sites of Sport : Space, Place and Experience

Paperback, 01/01/2004, £48.99
This collection uses spatial concepts and examples to examine the nature and development of sporting practices. It shows how the study of built environments such as gymnasiums and football stadiums can provide unique information about the body's capabilities, needs and desires.

Sport, Power And Culture

Paperback, 03/09/1987, £18.99
". raises serious and urgent questions about the relationship between sport and the configurations of power in contemporary British society, and represents an overdue and welcome intervention in the field. " Stuart Hall ". richly detailed with masses of examples of what sport is and has been in our past. " City Limits.

Sensual Relations: Engaging the Senses in Culture and Social Theory

Paperback, 31/10/2003, £26.50
Offers a full-bodied approach to the study of culture in which each sense serves as a potent register of meaning

Physical Activity and Psychological Well-Being

Paperback, 05/10/2000, £49.99
This book was commissioned by Somerset Health Authority to provide an updated overview of the case for exercise and mental health promotion.

Fit for Consumption: Sociology and the Business of Fitness

Paperback, 11/09/2007, £44.99
Offers a comprehensive socio-cultural and historical analysis of the fitness culture. This title conceptualizes fitness as a field within which individuals and institutions may negotiate - if not altogether reconcile - the competing and often conflicting social demands made on the individual body that characterize our era.
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