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Sport and Exercise Science

Sport and Exercise Science

First Edition

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Sport and Exercise Science

April 2009 | 240 pages | Learning Matters
This text introduces students to the essentials of the major contributing disciplines – biomechanics, physiology and psychology. It provides detailed knowledge and understanding of each subject area combined with explicit advice on how to study effectively, research further and think critically. Case studies clearly relate theory to practice and learning exercises support readers throughout the text.
Understanding research
Planning research
Positivist research
Interpretative research
Motivation in sport and exercise
Stress, anxiety and emotions
Group dynamics
Exercise psychology
Skeletal muscle
Cardiovascular system
Describing motion and quantifying kinetics
Analysing motion and quantifying kinetics
A multidisciplinary approach to sport and exercise science

A useful addition to our reading lists for some new modules that we have developed in this area.

Ms Aoife Lane
Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Studies, Waterford Institute of Technology
March 12, 2012

A solid introduction to the field, covering the basics of physiology, psychology and biomechanics.

Mr Jamie Sims
Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Chichester University
January 17, 2012

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