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Sport and exercise science

Sport and exercise science

Thatcher, Joanne; Day, Melissa; Thatcher, Rhys

Introduces students to the essentials of the major contributing disciplines - biomechanics, physiology and psychology. This title combines exposition of each subject area with explicit advice on how to study effectively, research further and think critically. "Sport and Exercise Science" introduces students to the essentials of the major contributing disciplines - biomechanics, physiology and psychology. It combines detailed exposition of each subject area with explicit advice on how to study effectively, research further and think critically. Case studies help to relate theory to practice and learning exercises help readers to extend and assess their understanding. This is the most concise and most supportive text ever published for students of SES in higher education

Book. English.
Published Exeter : Learning Matters Ltd : [distributor] BEBC Distribution : [distributor] Macmillan Distribution Services Pty Ltd : [distributor] Macmillan Distribution Services Pty Ltd : [distributor] International Specialized Book Services 2009
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Joanne Thatcher, Rhys Thatcher, Melissa Day
Distributor: Exeter: Learning Matters Ltd; [distributor] BEBC Distribution; [distributor] Macmillan Distribution Services Pty Ltd; [distributor] Macmillan Distribution Services Pty Ltd; [distributor] International Specialized Book Services, 2009
ISBN: 1844451879, 9781844451876
Note: Paperback.
Biography: Joanne Thatcher and Rhys Thatcher are lecturers at Aberystwyth University. Melissa Day is Senior Lecturer at the University of Chichester. Matt Portas and Simon Hood are Senior Lecturers at the University of Teesside.
Physical Description: 208 p. : 30 ill. ; 25x17 cm.
Series: Active learning in sport
Subject: Sports & outdoor recreation.

Contents

  1. Part I: Studying and researching SES
  2. Overview of SES
  3. Study skills
  4. Research methods I
  5. Research methods II
  6. Part II: Psychology
  7. Motivation in sport and exercise
  8. Stress, anxiety and emotions
  9. Team dynamics
  10. Exercise psychology
  11. Part III: Physiology
  12. Cardio-respiratory physiology
  13. Muscle function
  14. Nutrition
  15. Part IV: Biomechanics
  16. Biomechanics for SES.