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Sport science, physical education

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AQA A Level Physical Education Student Guide 1: Factors affecting participation in physical activity and sport

AQA A Level Physical Education Student Guide 1: Factors affecting participation in physical activity and sport

Author: Symond Burrows, Michaela Byrne, Sue Young Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2019

Reinforce your students' understanding throughout their course with this guide packed full of reliable content and sample questions and answers with commentary. Written by best-selling authors of our My Revision Notes and teachers with extensive examining experience, this guide can help your students to improve their exam technique and achieve their best. - Helps students identify what they need to know with a concise summary of the topics examined at A-level - Consolidates understanding through assessment tips and knowledge-check questions - Offers opportunities for students to improve their exam technique by consulting sample graded answers to exam-style questions - Develops independent learning and research skills - Provides the content students need to produce their own revision notes This guide covers the content and exam support you need for Paper 1: 1. Applied anatomy and physiology 2. Skill acquisition 3. Sport and society

Integrated Periodization in Sports Training & Athletic Development Combining Training Methodology, Sports Psychology, and Nutrition to Optimize Performance

Integrated Periodization in Sports Training & Athletic Development Combining Training Methodology, Sports Psychology, and Nutrition to Optimize Performance

Author: Scott Howell, Tudor O. Bompa Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2019

Integrated Periodization in Sports Training & Athletic Development considers the large problem of training specialists working in isolation and builds a case for integrated periodization as conceived by Tudor Bompa. The book begins by defining periodization as a specific theory and methodology, historically detailing how the term was formally derived, differentiating it from the current view of periodization as a Russian concept. Next, the authors clarify some common misconceptions of periodization by integrating evidence-based practice with an emphasis on sports nutrition, psychological preparation, and training methodology. The book explores sport-specific applications of integrated periodization, development of biomotor abilities, and long-term planning. A novel paradigm for viewing adaptation is introduced, moving past homeostasis to include allostasis, and one approach (Maximum Recoverable Volume) that may be used to more effectively manage fatigue is detailed. Finally, the book includes a chapter on tapering strategies to peak athletes for competition using an integrated approach

Physical Culture, Ethnography and the Body Theory, Method and Praxis

Physical Culture, Ethnography and the Body Theory, Method and Praxis

Author: Michael D. (Florida State University, USA) Giardina Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/06/2019

The corporeal turn toward critical, empirically grounded studies of the body is transforming the way we research physical culture, most evidently in the study of sport. This book brings together original insights on contemporary physical culture from key figures working in a variety of disciplines, offering a wealth of different theoretical and philosophical ways of engaging with the body while never losing site of the material form of the research act itself. Contributors spanning the disciplines of sociology, anthropology, communications, and sport studies highlight conceptual, methodological, and empirical approaches to the body that include observant-participation, feminist ethnography, autoethnography, physical cultural studies, and phenomenology. They provide vivid case studies of embodied research on topics including basketball, boxing, cycling, dance, fashion modelling and virtual gaming. This international collection not only reflects on the most important recent developments in embodied research practices, but also looks forward to the continuing importance of the body as a focus for research and the possibilities this presents for studies of the active, moving body in physical culture and beyond. Physical Culture, Ethnography and the Body: Theory, method and praxis is fascinating reading for all those interested in physical cultural studies, the sociology of sport and leisure, physical education or the body.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology is a double volume, in-depth, up-to-date scholarly reference work written by leading scholars from across the globe. The study of human psychomotor performance spans numerous activities including sport, performing arts, surgery, firefighting, law enforcement, military operations, and physical activity participation. In addition, research questions address factors that influence optimal performance as well as the adoption and maintenance of physical activity for mental and physical health. The breadth of focused scientific peer-reviewed articles provides a reliable source of specialized information to academicians, practitioners, advanced undergraduates and graduate students, and researchers in related fields. Each expert author was individually commissioned and articles were reviewed by recognized authorities. Finally, the accompanying digital platform facilitates regular updates and allows cross-linking between articles.

Advancing the Profession of Exercise Physiology

Advancing the Profession of Exercise Physiology

Author: Tommy Boone Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/04/2019

In recent times, the ASEP (American Society of Exercise Physiologists) leaders have developed and implemented academic standards to promote professionalism in academic programs throughout the U.S. The effort represents a significant change in the scope and the monitoring of the exercise physiologists' accountability. Through these new standards, all academic exercise physiologists are challenged by ASEP to accept responsibility for promoting the professionalization and self-regulation that will lead to lead to improved client and patient care when prescribing exercise medicine. Accreditation helps to reduce unnecessary variation within and between academic programs. Moreover, given the collaborative improvement in academic programs and faculty responsibility to the undergraduate students, the quality of their educational care will be significantly improved. Academic exercise physiologists must take responsibility for where exercise physiology is today and take responsibility to the evolving state of exercise physiology and student market-driven career opportunities in exercise medicine. Advancing the Profession of Exercise Physiology provides understanding and guidance on the importance and the significance of academic leadership in promoting the profession of exercise physiology as a healthcare profession that is founded on professionalism, accreditation, ethical practice, and entrepreneurial skills. This new volume examines the ethical need for professionalism in exercise physiology, which is, in turn, imperative for future growth and sustainability.

Advancing the Profession of Exercise Physiology

Advancing the Profession of Exercise Physiology

Author: Tommy Boone Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/04/2019

In recent times, the ASEP (American Society of Exercise Physiologists) leaders have developed and implemented academic standards to promote professionalism in academic programs throughout the U.S. The effort represents a significant change in the scope and the monitoring of the exercise physiologists' accountability. Through these new standards, all academic exercise physiologists are challenged by ASEP to accept responsibility for promoting the professionalization and self-regulation that will lead to lead to improved client and patient care when prescribing exercise medicine. Accreditation helps to reduce unnecessary variation within and between academic programs. Moreover, given the collaborative improvement in academic programs and faculty responsibility to the undergraduate students, the quality of their educational care will be significantly improved. Academic exercise physiologists must take responsibility for where exercise physiology is today and take responsibility to the evolving state of exercise physiology and student market-driven career opportunities in exercise medicine. Advancing the Profession of Exercise Physiology provides understanding and guidance on the importance and the significance of academic leadership in promoting the profession of exercise physiology as a healthcare profession that is founded on professionalism, accreditation, ethical practice, and entrepreneurial skills. This new volume examines the ethical need for professionalism in exercise physiology, which is, in turn, imperative for future growth and sustainability.

Good to Go How to Eat, Sleep and Rest Like a Champion

Good to Go How to Eat, Sleep and Rest Like a Champion

Author: Christie Aschwanden Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/03/2019

The NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING account of the new frontier of sports recovery science, which shows what we should and shouldn't be doing between exercising to achieve maximum performance. 'Christie Aschwanden is simply one of the best science writers in the world. Whether you're striving for a personal best or simply wondering about that post-workout beer, Good to Go is the definitive tour through a bewildering jungle of scientific (and pseudo-scientific) claims that comprise a multi-billion dollar recovery industry.' - David Epstein, bestselling author of The Sports Gene. All athletes from Olympians to weekend warriors must toe the line between training and recovery to maximize the benefits of workouts and reach optimal performance. For the longest time, coaches and training manuals have emphasized training. But now sports science is homing in on an even more fundamental part: recovery. The aim of training is to force the body to adapt to stress, and this adaptation is what makes you fitter and better able to perform. But to adapt, you need to optimize recovery too. You only benefit from training that you can recover from, and the ability to recover determines how much training your body can handle. Recovery, the science shows, is a crucial component of exercise training and it's starting to look like it may be the most important one. Good to Go is the first definitive account of this new frontier in sports and exercise science. This developing science informs not only professional athletes and sports teams, but also people who are exercising for health or fitness and those who are aiming to take a little off their personal record. Good to Go will take readers on an intimate, light-hearted journey through the science of exercise recovery, from ice-baths and cryogenic freezing chambers to the science behind Usain Bolt's love of chicken nuggets and Tom Brady's recovery pyjamas. In the same vein as David Epstein's The Sports Gene and Bill Gifford's Spring Chicken, Good to Go assesses the science and claims of a wide variety of recovery methods and potions, and debunks the junk to give a clear picture of what we should actually be doing to look after our bodies better between exercising.

Sport Science Research and Technology Support 4th and 5th International Congress, icSPORTS 2016, Porto, Portugal, November 7-9, 2016, and icSPORTS 2017, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, October 30-31, 2017

Sport Science Research and Technology Support 4th and 5th International Congress, icSPORTS 2016, Porto, Portugal, November 7-9, 2016, and icSPORTS 2017, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, October 30-31, 2017

Author: Jan Cabri Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/03/2019

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 4th and 5th International Congress on Sports Science Research and Technology Support, icSPORT 2016 and 2017, held respectively in Porto, Portugal, on November 7-9, 2016 and in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, on October 30-31, 2017. The 13 revised full papers (7 papers in 2016 and 6 papers in 2017) along with 1 short paper presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 93 submissions (53 in 2016 and 40 in 2017). The papers cover the following topics: signal processing and motor behavior; neuromuscular physiology; sports medicine and support technology; physiotherapy and rehabilitation; health, sports performance and support technology; applied physiology and exercise; computer systems in sports; computer supported training and decision support systems.

Running Science Revealing the science of peak performance

Running Science Revealing the science of peak performance

Author: John Brewer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/02/2019

Running can encompass the absolute extremes of human performance, from speed to endurance. Running Science uncovers the fundamental science that underpins this ubiquitous sport, bringing together the study of biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, health and injury prevention, and the technical development of shoes and running surfaces: it's a complete reference.

Edexcel PE for A Level Year 2 revised second edition

Edexcel PE for A Level Year 2 revised second edition

Author: Dennis Roscoe, Jan Roscoe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/12/2018

'Edexcel PE for A Level Year 2 2e' is one of the student text series published by Jan Roscoe Publications Ltd. This book provides an indispensable text for students for the second year Physical Education A Level course which commenced in September 2016. This market leader has established JRP as the main publisher for Physical Education student texts. 'Edexcel PE for A Level Year 2 2e' is in full colour throughout. It consists of extensive linear notes, revision bubbles, student notes, questions that reflect the A2 Level Edexcel examinations and bespoke full colour photographs that work very closely with the text. The following downloadable link: www.jroscoe.co.uk/downloads/edexcel_pe_for_alevel_year2/ contains the answers to the questions in the text. This is to separate questions from answers, so that students can have a chance to do the questions without first seeing the answers! The information in the link can be accessed by clicking on the chapter icon directory for the chapter being studied. Answers are in pdf format.