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Sport and Society [A Student Introduction]

Paperback, 20/12/2007, £24.99
Suitable for students and lecturers, this book allows students to approach the study of sport from a multi-disciplinary perspective. It understands the importance of social structure, power and inequality in analyzing the nature and significance of sport in society.


Hardback, 01/03/2011, £101.99
Integrating the presentation of the nature, scope, philosophy, and history of physical education and sport with the growing career opportunities available within this dynamic field, this title addresses the challenges and the future of the discipline. It emphasizes preparation for a diversity of careers.

Qualitative Research in Sport and Physical Activity

Paperback, 19/11/2012, £32.99
Designed especially for students in sport and physical activity, this book provides a detailed guide to planning, undertaking, and writing up qualitative research. It's a coherent and accessible guide through the research process, using numerous examples to bring research alive.

BTEC Level 3 National Sport and Exercise Sciences Student Bo

Paperback, 01/08/2010, £31.50
Combining BTECĂ‚ s team of experts with experienced sport and exercise sciences teachers, authors, specification writers and verifiers, to put everything candidates and tutors need for BTEC success at their fingertips.

Sport and Social Exclusion POD

Paperback, 19/12/2002, £32.50
The book offers an important assessment of sports policy in contemporary Britain, as well as a unique case study of policies to combat social exclusion under New Labour.

Research Methods for Sports Studies

Paperback, 01/12/2009, £32.99
Suitable for the sports studies student, this book deals with both qualitative and quantitative research methods. It guides the reader through the research process, from designing a research project, to collecting and analyzing data, and to reporting the research.

Understanding Sport

Paperback, 15/04/1999, £29.99
An introduction to the study of the social history, sociology and cultural analysis of sport. The book covers both elite and recreational sports activities.

Brukner & Khan's Clinical Sports Medicine

Hardback, 01/01/2012, £99.99
Explores all aspects of diagnosis and management of sports-related injuries and physical activity such as the fundamental principles of sports medicine, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries, enhancement of sports performance and dealing with special groups of participants.

Motor Learning and Control

Paperback, 01/05/2010, £48.99
Provides an introductory study of motor learning and control for students who aspire to become practitioners in exercise science, physical education, and other movement-oriented professions. This title offers an introduction to motor skills and control, attention, memory, and learning. It discusses instruction, feedback, and practice methods.

Motor Learning and Control 7ed

Hardback, 01/09/2003, £39.99
Designed for introductory students, this text provides a research base and presents material by identifying a concept and demonstrating its application. It includes references for additional relevant material to encourage students to examine further research themselves.

Sports Fitness and Sports Injuries

Paperback, 29/02/1992, £19.00

Sport Ethnography

Paperback, 01/10/2001, £24.95
This discussion of sport ethnography incorporates case studies to illustrate field techniques in sport situations. It includes information on: participant observation; interviewing and establishing rapport; interpretation of experience; analyzing and writing about culture; and ethics.

Contemporary Issues In Sociology Of Sport

Paperback, 01/12/2000, £35.95
This volume is an anthology of articles for 12 of the most common units in sociology of sport classes. It reflects the diverse perspectives and theoretical orientations within sport sociology such as power and ideology, race and ethnicity, gender and sport, and the concept of deviancy.

Developing The Physical Education Curriculum

Hardback, 01/01/2004, £42.99
Presents a breakthrough model that guides physical educators step by step through the process of translating curriculum theory into functional practice.

Physical Activity And Health

Paperback, 01/11/2006, £49.95
Aimed as a course text for a range of subjects including: kinesiology, exercise science, physical education, public health, health promotion, preventive medicine and human biology programmes. This textbook integrates research findings into the implications of physical activity levels on health.

Research Methods in Sport 2ed

Paperback, 22/11/2017, £21.99

Exercise Physiology: Nutrition Energy and Human Performance 8ed

Hardback, 01/03/2014, £51.00
This textbook integrates basic concepts and relevant scientific information to provide a foundation for understanding nutrition, energy transfer, and exercise training.

Physiology of Sport and Exercise 6ed (Wilmore)

Hardback, 19/05/2015, £78.99
The Sixth Edition of this international bestseller offers a simple way for students to develop an understanding of the body's abilities to perform various types and intensities of exercise and sport, to adapt to stressful situations and to improve its physiological capacities.

Long-term Athlete Development

Hardback, 04/09/2013, £37.99
Describes how to systematically develop sporting excellence and increase active participation in local, regional and national sport organisations. This title describes the long-term athlete development model, an approach to athlete-centered sport that combines skill instruction with long-term planning and an understanding of human development.

Group Dynamics in Sport 4ed

Hardback, 01/09/2011, £48.50
Introduces readers to the theory and practice of group dynamics in sport teams. This book includes an analysis of the nature and development of groups; examination of group environment, structure, and cohesiveness; and, discussion of team processes such as goals and communication.

Sport Studies

Paperback, 14/04/2009, £17.00
The first comprehensive, purpose-written textbook for students of Sport Studies in higher education.

Basic Biomechanics 5ed

Paperback, 01/03/2014, £56.99
A title, in which the approach taken remains an integrated balance of qualitative and quantitative examples, applications, and problems designed to illustrate the principles discussed.It includes numerous sample problems and applications, along with practical advice on approaching quantitative problems.

Research Methods in Physical Activity 7ed

Hardback, 30/07/2015, £67.99
Research Methods in Physical Activity, Seventh Edition, offers step-by-step information for every aspect of the research process, providing guidelines for conducting and compiling research so that students feel capable and confident.

Inclusion and Exclusion Through Youth Sport

Paperback, 12/04/2013, £34.99

Key Concepts in Sport and Exercise Sciences

Paperback, 18/10/2008, £23.99
Provides undergraduate students with authoritative and concise explanations of the key concepts arranged according to the major sub-disciplines of sport and exercise science.

Sport Management

Paperback, 20/04/2009, £19.00
The most learner-friendly introduction to sport management ever published for students in higher education.

Everest - The First Ascent

Paperback, 10/04/2014, £9.99
A doctor and physiologist, Griffith Pugh revolutionised almost every aspect of British high-altitude mountaineering, transforming the climbers' attitude to oxygen, the clothes they wore, their equipment, fluid intake and acclimatisation. Yet, far from receiving the acclaim he was due, he was met with suspicion and ridicule.

Sport level 3 Book 1 BTEC National

Paperback, 14/06/2010, £24.99
Learner-friendly, engaging and work-focused textbooks, featuring expert guidance on assessments, showing candidates how they can achieve their best possible grade. Book 1 covers all the core units for the Performance and Excellence, and the Coaching, Development and Fitness pathways.

First 20 Minutes: Exercise better,train smarter & live longer

Paperback, 02/01/2014, £8.99
The science that will get you fitter, stronger and make you live longer.

Total Recall

Paperback, 23/05/2013, £8.99
Schwarzenegger's TOTAL RECALL is a larger-than-life portrait of his illustrious, controversial and entertaining life in and out of the public eye.

Running Made Easy: Updated Edition of the Bestselling Running Book

Paperback, 07/08/2014, £9.99
It's motivational. It's fun. It's the friendliest running book on the block. With a revolutionary program that involves just 60 seconds of running at a time, Running Made Easy will help make even couch potatoes fit and fab in only 10 weeks. Packed with real-life success stories, this inspirational guide includes a running diary and fill-in charts for tracking your progress.

Inside the Box: How Crossfit Shredded the Rules, Stripped Down the Gym, and Rebuilt My Body

Paperback, 20/09/2012, £16.99
From humble roots in garage of fitness guru Greg Glassman to over 3,000 rough-and-tumble gym spaces, CrossFit is a gritty, grassroots fitness phenomenon, with an open-source exercise platform, dedicated to improving lives by improving fitness. This book takes up CrossFit to find out why it works and whether it can fix his broken-down body.

Wheelchair Sport: a Complete Guide for Athletes, Coaches, and Teachers

Hardback, 01/05/2010, £29.99
Offers guidance on wheelchair sport. This book is suitable for athletes, teachers or coaches involved in wheelchair sport. It contains information ranging from choosing your sport; optimising chair set-up; training programmes for every level of experience and skill to physiology and nutrition considerations for wheelchair athletes.

Embodied Sporting Practices: Regulating and Regulatory Bodies

Paperback, 31/07/2009, £22.99
This is a book about bodies; material bodies and their practices and the regulatory bodies that shape embodied selves and their experiences. Sport is the focus for an examination of the links and intersections between lived bodies and the body politic and its disciplinary apparatuses.

Understanding Sport: A Socio-Cultural Analysis 2ed

Paperback, 16/07/2012, £32.99

Planet Sport

Paperback, 25/06/2012, £13.99
This text demonstrates why sport matters and how, by arguing that we should take sport seriously and explore what is social about sport. Sport is not just another domain to which social theories can be applied, sport is also distinctive.

Key Concepts in Sports Studies

Paperback, 14/09/2009, £22.99
Stimulating and practical student guide to the key concepts in the increasingly popular field of sports studies.

Essential Manual of 24 Hour Blood Pressure Management: From Morning to Nocturnal Hypertension

Paperback, 01/05/2015, £37.95
It is well known that cardiovascular events occur more frequently in the morning as blood pressure (BP) levels have been shown to increase during the period from night to early morning.

Effects of Exercise on Hypertension: From Cells to Physiological Systems: 2015

Hardback, 09/07/2015, £72.00
As the first primer on the effects of exercise on human hypertension, Effects of Exercise on Hypertension: From Cells to Physiological Systems provides the state-of-the-art effects of exercise on the many possible mechanisms underlying essential hypertension in humans.

Disability and Social Theory: New Developments and Directions

Hardback, 29/05/2012, £60.00
This comprehensive, interdisciplinary collection, examines disability from a theoretical perspective, challenging views of disability that dominate mainstream thinking. Throughout, social theories of disability intersect with ideas associated with sex/gender, race/ethnicity, class and nation.

Young People, Physical Activity and the Everyday

Paperback, 31/01/2012, £24.95

Science Of Gymnastics

Paperback, 21/01/2011, £24.99
Examines the key aspect of gymnastic training and performance, including - physiological assessment; diet and nutrition; energetic; strength and conditioning; growth and development; anthropometric and biomechanical models; kinetics and kinematics; stress, anxiety and coping; and, motivation and goal setting.
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