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The science of basketball

The science of basketball

Radu, Alexandru, editor

'The Science of Basketball' is the only book to examine the scientific principles underpinning preparation and performance in basketball, applied to both individual and team contexts. Drawing on the very latest scientific evidence, and including contributions from leading international coaches and scientists involved in the sport, the book explores every aspect of physical and mental preparation and performance

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Routledge, 2018
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Statement of responsibility: edited by Alexandru Radu
ISBN: 1138701548, 9781138701540
Intended audience: Specialized.
Physical Description: 190 pages : illustrations (black and white)
Subject: Sport.; Sports sciences.; Basketball.


  1. 1. Strength and Conditioning for Basketball Players and Teams
  2. Alejandro Vaquera and Alexandru Radu
  3. 2. Physiology of Basketball Players and Teams
  4. Christopher Holland
  5. 3. Nutrition for basketball players and teams
  6. Juan Mielgo Ayuso and Ainhoa Prieto
  7. 4. Psychology for basketball players and teams
  8. Alexandru V. Stewart Mardan
  9. 5. Wheelchair Basketball
  10. Miles Thompson and Haj Bhania
  11. 6. Women basketball
  12. Alexandru Radu and Florin Nini
  13. 7. Medical issues in basketball
  14. Darren Cooper
  15. 8. Coaching and basketball coach education
  16. Alexandru Radu
  17. 9. Youth basketball
  18. Rutenis Paulauskas and Alexandru Radu