Infant Motor Development is the first text to concentrate on motor development during infancy - the stage in which the greatest qualitative changes in the life span occur. It is an excellent introduction to the most relevant and common issues researchers, clinicians, and parents face. This groundbreaking text combines theory with application to pr..
Stay ahead of the curve by offering your patients and athletes a full complement of care that focuses not only on their symptoms but examines the varied and interrelated factors that contribute to their health. Complementary Sports Medicine shows you how to combine many nontraditional therapies that will help your athletes improve performance and ..
The reorganized and newly revised Children's Exercise Physiology, Second Edition, presents the most up-to-date research, methodology, and approaches related to children's physiologic responses to exercise. The book examines not only the current major issues that separate children from adults, but also the underlying mechanisms of these differenc..
In one comprehensive resource, Physical Activity Epidemiology presents the historical background and main concepts of epidemiology and discussion and summary of original research. The text explains how and why epidemiology is important as well as how it is used and applied. This is the first textbook dedicated solely to the epidemiology of physic..
Athletes must be able to make split-second decisions under the pressures of competition, but often this vital learning is left to chance. With Perception, Cognition, and Decision Training: The Quiet Eye in Action , readers gain access to the research foundations behind an innovative decision-training system that has been used successfully for year..
The fifth edition of Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription provides a comprehensive and advanced approach to physical fitness appraisal and exercise prescription. With new information, expanded chapters, and an array of ancillary materials, this text will serve as a unique resource for both students and practitioners. Advanced Fi..
Contemporary Sport Management, Third Edition, provides an excellent overview of the principles and possibilities in this dynamic industry. A top-selling book in its field, this third edition continues to engage readers by offering a global perspective, current research and developments in the field, and personalized contributions from more than 30..
Simple, yet sophisticated, Measurement Theory and Practice in Kinesiology is presented without the need to work through rigorous equation sets. The text appeals to a broad readership interested in measurement. Researchers and students can fathom the conceptual basis for topical measurement techniques and their application, and they are exposed to..
Featuring expanded and updated content, Introduction to Athletic Training, Second Edition, presents both theoretical and practical information on the duties of an athletic trainer as part of a team approach to caring for injured and ill athletes. The book will provide students with a solid background in athletic training so that they can develop t..
Sport is all around us. Yet few of us look critically at how it affects our lives - and even fewer look at how we as a society affect sport. Social Issues in Sport is an outstanding introduction to the multifaceted roles of sport and physical activity in society and the perfect tool for examining sport from a critical perspective. The text's enga..
Fitness Professional's Handbook, Fifth Edition, is back with a new title, an expanded scope, and thoroughly updated material. With three new chapters, numerous ancillaries, and material that reflect the current American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) guidelines, this text will allow both students and professionals to stay abreast of the latest ..
This text provides a firm foundation in the biomechanical methods and tools necessary for quantifying human movements. Research Methods in Biomechanics is an invaluable resource for developing and seasoned researchers wishing to hone their skills and learn new techniques in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data. The reference show..
Sedentary habits have been identified as a major public health problem in many countries. The timely Physical Activity and Health addresses an unmet need by providing a comprehensive treatment of the relationship between physical activity and health outcomes. Physical Activity and Health is the first textbook to bring together the results of t..
Psychobiology of Physical Activity fills a void in the scientific literature by addressing psychobiologic factors as they relate to exercise and sport. As the first resource of its kind, it sparks greater interest in the integration of topics in the growing area known as the psychobiology of physical activity. The text defines and expands the fiel..
With the rise in active participation in sports and exercise by older people, Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation for Active Older Adults is both timely and instructive. It explores the issues involved in working with active older adults, providing a valuable resource to help sports medicine professionals prevent, diagnose, and treat injuries fo..
As knowledge and practice of sports nutrition become increasingly sophisticated, there is new appreciation of the fact that basketball players, runners, gymnasts - all athletes - have different nutritional needs. Practical Sports Nutrition is the first text to provide detailed, sport-specific advice enabling you to approach individual athletes an..
Researchers, coaches, teachers, and rehabilitation specialists will welcome a new paradigm for incorporating more empowerment and decision-making responsibilities into learning motor skills with Ecological Task Analysis and Movement . This book presents the Ecological Task Analysis (ETA) model, which offers strategies for replacing authoritarian p..
The physical aging process progresses every day - and so does our understanding of it. Physical Dimensions of Aging, Second Edition, will keep students and professionals up to date on the outcomes of the latest research studies and their implications for the elderly in the real world. Physical aging affects us cognitively, psychologically, social..
Like the groundbreaking first edition, Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise, Second Edition, introduces exercise and sport biomechanics in simple and concise terms rather than focusing on complex math and physics. With a unique presentation of biomechanical concepts supported with illustrations, the book helps students learn to appreciate external ..