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Fibber in the Heat

Paperback, 06/06/2013, £9.99
£8.99
** 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.

UEFA European Football Yearbook 2017/18

Paperback, 07/09/2017, £30.00
£27.00
The 30th edition of the ultimate reference on European football, The UEFA European Football Yearbook 2017/18 contains everything that a football fan will need to watch their favourite team or country.

It Shouldn't Happen to a Manager

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £8.99
£8.09
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
£19.79
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, £34.99
£31.49
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, £23.00
£20.70
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

16/11/2015, £79.99
£68.99
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, £64.99
£58.49
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, £89.99
£80.99
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, £96.99
£87.29
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
£20.69
'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
£20.69
'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.

Philosophy and the Sciences of Exercise, Health and Sport

7, 23/12/2004, £45.99
£41.39
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
£11.69
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, £36.99
£33.29
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.

To Reach the Clouds: The Walk Film Tie in

Paperback, 17/09/2015, £8.99
£8.09
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
£27.00
Arnold Schwarzenegger shares his secrets to dedication, training, and commitment and shows you how to realise your own potential for greatness.

Psychology Express: Sport Psychology

Paperback, 28/02/2014, £13.99
£12.59
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, £23.49
£21.14
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
£9.89
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
£40.28
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.

Optimizing exercise & physical activity in older people

Paperback, 05/12/2003, £39.99
£35.99
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.

England 2015: A Celebration of World Rugby

Paperback, 03/11/2025, £15.00
£13.50

Bodymakers: Cultural Anatomy of Women's Body Building

Paperback, 28/02/1998, £28.50
£25.65
Examining the sport and image of female body building as a metaphor for how women fare in the current political and cultural climate, this text draws on contemporary feminist and cultural theory. It reveals how female bodybuilders find themselves both trapped and empowered by their sport.

Social Psychology in Sport and Exercise: Linking Theory to Practice

Paperback, 11/03/2015, £34.99
£31.49
Social Psychology in Sport and Exercise applies theory to real-life sport and exercise contexts. Examining key research from social psychology, this unique book helps you to understand the behaviour of athletes and exercisers. With a wealth of examples and case studies, the authors show you how to devise practical solutions to real problems.

The Global Gym: Gender, Health and Pedagogies

Hardback, 02/07/2014, £79.99
£71.99
By participating in the everyday life of fitness professionals, gym-goers and bodybuilders, The Global Gym explores fitness centres as sites of learning. The authors consider how physical, psychological and cultural knowledge about health and the body is incorporated into people's identity in a local and global gym and fitness context.

Fitness Culture: Gyms and the Commercialisation of Discipline and Fun

Paperback, 16/08/2010, £39.99
£35.99
This book, now in paperback, provides a sociological perspective on fitness culture as developed in commercial gyms, investigating the cultural relevance of gyms in terms of the history of the commercialization of body discipline, the negotiation of gender identities and distinction dynamics within contemporary cultures of consumption.

Sensual Relations: Engaging the Senses in Culture and Social Theory

Paperback, 31/10/2003, £28.50
£25.65
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, £47.99
£43.19
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, £40.99
£36.89
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.

Becoming a Sport Psychologist

Paperback, 06/08/2013, £36.99
£33.29

Psychology of Strength and Conditioning

Paperback, 31/10/2011, £36.99
£33.29

Team Psychology in Sports

Paperback, 14/06/2012, £36.99
£33.29

Ultimate Fighting and Embodiment: Violence, Gender and Mixed Martial Arts

Paperback, 23/09/2013, £43.99
£39.59
Mixed martial arts (MMA) is an emergent sport where competitors in a ring or cage utilize strikes as well as submission techniques to defeat opponents. This book explores the carnal experience of fighting through a sensory ethnography of MMA, and how it transgresses the cultural scripts of masculinity in popular culture.

Exercise Prescription - The Physiological Foundations

Paperback, 08/09/2006, £34.99
£31.49
A guide for health and exercise professionals which explains the relationship between the aetiology and pathology of common conditions and the physiological effects of physical exercise and activity for those groups of patients/clients. In this book, guidelines for exercise prescription are given for each patient group.

Philosophy in the Flesh: The Embodied Mind and Its Challenge to Western Thought

Paperback, 17/09/1999, £21.99
£19.79
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.

Sports Psychology For Dummies

Paperback, 30/09/2010, £13.99
£12.59
Acquiring the winning edge in sports-the mental edge

Mental conditioning is now seen by many to be as critical to sports success as physical conditioning. And for parents eager to ensure their children have a winning edge-as well as a future college scholarship-nothing could be more critical to success.

Applied Sport Psychology : A Case-Based Approach

Paperback, 09/04/2009, £41.00
£36.90
Uses original case studies to demonstrate the application of sport psychology across a variety of sports. Shows' real world' integration of different areas of theory and practice for performance enhancement. Each case study will demonstrate scientific and intellectual rigour, an evidence-based approach and reflective practice.

Key Concepts in Sport Psychology

Paperback, 26/10/2011, £26.99
£24.29
Concise and lively student introduction to sport psychology from a team of experienced teachers and researchers.

 

 

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