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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Three major findings of cognitive science cast doubt on the past 2,500 years of Western philosophy. Lakoff and Johnson propose to rebuild philosophy from the ground up, starting from clearly known facts about the mind.
Focuses on the exercise and mental health relationship. This text draws from over 700 articles including approximately 250 empirical studies. It includes specific exercise 'Prescription Guidelines' for preventing or treating depression anxiety poor self-concept and more.