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Sport science, physical education

See below for a selection of the latest books from Sport science, physical education category. Presented with a red border are the Sport science, physical education books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Sport science, physical education books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Best How Elite Athletes Are Made

The Best How Elite Athletes Are Made

Author: Mark Williams, Tim Wigmore Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/07/2020

GET INSIDE THE MINDS OF ELITE SPORTSMEN AND WOMEN AND DISCOVER WHAT IT TAKES TO BE THE BEST. THIS IS THE STORY OF SUPERHUMAN PERFORMANCE AND THE PLAYBOOK FOR THE SUPERSTARS OF TOMORROW. Never have the best sportspeople seemed so far removed from the rest of us. So how are these extraordinary athletes made and what do their achievements tell us about success? THE BEST reveals how the most incredible sportspeople in the world got that way. It is a unique look at the path to sporting greatness. This is a story of origins, training, luck and serendipity, as well as of sports science and cutting-edge technology. Packed with gripping personal stories and interviews, you will discover how the best athletes develop the extraordinary skills and muscle memory that allow them to perform remarkable acts without consciously thinking about them. THE BEST deconstructs the myths, like the notion that 10,000 hours of practice are needed to make it to the top, and explores the hidden power of the mind to reveal how athletes really think and process information during high octane competition. it gets inside the minds of champions, deconstructing what athletes see during matches and explaining how they do what they do. Drawing on examples and lessons from throughout the sporting world, this is for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be the best.

The Best How Elite Athletes Are Made

The Best How Elite Athletes Are Made

Author: Mark Williams, Tim Wigmore Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/07/2020

GET INSIDE THE MINDS OF ELITE SPORTSMEN AND WOMEN AND DISCOVER WHAT IT TAKES TO BE THE BEST. THIS IS THE STORY OF SUPERHUMAN PERFORMANCE AND THE PLAYBOOK FOR THE SUPERSTARS OF TOMORROW. Never have the best sportspeople seemed so far removed from the rest of us. So how are these extraordinary athletes made and what do their achievements tell us about success? THE BEST reveals how the most incredible sportspeople in the world got that way. It is a unique look at the path to sporting greatness. This is a story of origins, training, luck and serendipity, as well as of sports science and cutting-edge technology. Packed with gripping personal stories and interviews, you will discover how the best athletes develop the extraordinary skills and muscle memory that allow them to perform remarkable acts without consciously thinking about them. THE BEST deconstructs the myths, like the notion that 10,000 hours of practice are needed to make it to the top, and explores the hidden power of the mind to reveal how athletes really think and process information during high octane competition. it gets inside the minds of champions, deconstructing what athletes see during matches and explaining how they do what they do. Drawing on examples and lessons from throughout the sporting world, this is for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be the best.

Keto Strong Diet, Exercise, and Tech that Fight the Effects of Aging

Keto Strong Diet, Exercise, and Tech that Fight the Effects of Aging

Author: Dr. Ken Ford, T.J. Murphy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/2020

In his groundbreaking new book Keto Strong, Dr. Ken Ford illuminates how the keto diet can help the body mount a defense against the effects of aging. As we hit our 40s, 50s, and 60s, it's typical to gain weight, lose muscle mass, and get less mobile. Keto strong shows how nutritional ketosis and a smart exercise program can make it possible to maintain a younger body composition and a more athletic physique. Through Dr. Ford's program, you can feel better, stay athletic, and live long and strong. Keto Strong simplifies new findings in exercise science. Dr. Ford considers fact and fiction on hot topics like ketone esters, blood-flow restriction, electrical stimulation, and vibration plates. He blows up myths about dietary supplements and Big Pharma. Dr. Ford doesn't tiptoe around the realities of aging-getting older is not for sissies. The hard-hitting message of Keto Strong is this: aging is inevitable, but weakness is a choice. Applying the methods of Keto Strong, you can live a better life that is long and strong.

The Athlete's Gut From Nerves Nature Breaks, Beat Stomach Distress and Stay at Your Best

The Athlete's Gut From Nerves Nature Breaks, Beat Stomach Distress and Stay at Your Best

Author: PhD Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2020

The Athlete's Gut is an in-depth look at a system that plagues many athletes. This guide offers a much-needed resource for troubleshooting GI problems. The majority of endurance athletes suffer from some kind of gut problem during training and competition. Symptoms like nausea, cramping, bloating, side stitches, and the need to defecate can negatively impact an athlete's performance. Why are gut problems so common during exercise? And what can athletes do to prevent and manage gut symptoms that occur during training and competition? The Athlete's Gut makes sense of the complicated gastrointestinal tract and offers solutions to the tummy troubles that keep athletes from enjoying and excelling in their sport. Written by Patrick Wilson, professor of exercise science and registered dietitian, this gut guide for athletes combines the latest research on exercise and the gut with humorous descriptions and relatable stories. Athletes will better understand the inner workings of their own gut and will be equipped to make the needed changes to diet and exercise to perform-and feel-better.

The Physical Education Curriculum

The Physical Education Curriculum

Author: J.L Stillwell, Namita Padvi Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/04/2020

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: 05/03/2020

'A must-read for all athletes, from the professional to the weekend warrior.' - Wall Street Journal 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. All athletes, from Olympians to weekend warriors, must find the balance 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 above all else. However, science shows that recovery is a crucial component of exercise training and it may even be the most important one. Good to Go is the first definitive account of this new frontier in sports and exercise science. Christie Ashwanden takes you on a first-person tour 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. Full of eye-opening revelations, Aschwanden takes us on an invigorating journey through the science and potions of sports recovery and debunks the junk to give a clear picture of what we should actually be doing to achieve peak performance.

Journal of Qualitative Research in Sports Studies Vol 13

Journal of Qualitative Research in Sports Studies Vol 13

Author: Clive Palmer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/02/2020

Ageing, Physical Activity and Health International Perspectives

Ageing, Physical Activity and Health International Perspectives

Author: Karin (West Chester University, USA) Volkwein-Caplan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/12/2019

One of the most pressing questions facing society today is how to care for its burgeoning elderly population. By the year 2050, experts predict that one-third of the world's population will be over 60 years old. Health promotion for the elderly is therefore becoming an increasingly important topic in public policy and planning. This book examines the challenges presented by an ageing global population, our varying expectations of healthy ageing, and the importance of exercise and physical activity for the elderly. Drawing on empirical research from around the world, it considers the factors that influence health and well-being in later life and compares practices and policies designed to promote healthy ageing. It presents case studies from 15 countries spanning Europe, North and South America, Africa and Asia, and sheds light on how attitudes to physical activity differ across nations, regions and cultures. Ageing, Physical Activity and Health: International Perspectives is important reading for all students, researchers and practitioners with an interest in physical activity, public health, exercise science or gerontology.

ISE Foundations of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport

ISE Foundations of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport

Author: Deborah Wuest, Jennifer Walton-Fisette Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/11/2019

Foundations of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport provides readers with the most up-to-date information about physical activity, physical education, and sport, while recognizing that this dynamic field and its disciplines are ever changing in our fast-paced, technology-driven society. It challenges students to commit to ongoing development and growth as professionals from the very beginning of their careers, and encourages them to advocate for physical activity and quality physical education, to value diversity and appreciate its many forms, and to work toward making opportunities to participate in physical activity available to all people throughout their lifespan. Walton-Fisette and Wuest inspire readers to work collaboratively with other dedicated professionals to address the issues facing the field, the challenges ahead, and the realization of physical education, exercise science, and sport's potential to positively contribute to the lives of all people. Instructors and students can now access their course content through the Connect digital learning platform by purchasing either standalone Connect access or a bundle of print and Connect access. McGraw-Hill Connect (R) is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following: SmartBook (R) - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content. Access to your instructors homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course. Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement. The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping.

ISE Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport

ISE Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport

Author: Angela Lumpkin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/11/2019

Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport Studies, 11e, provides an exciting opportunity for students to discover the diversity of physical education, exercise science, and sport and the wealth of careers available in these fields. Students are introduced to the heritage, current programs, and future career potential in these fields. Practical suggestions, including how to create resumes, help students to prepare for careers in physical education, exercise science in diverse settings. Written in a conversational and personal style, the book is designed for students enrolled in their first course related to the field. Instructors and students can now access their course content through the Connect digital learning platform by purchasing either standalone Connect access or a bundle of print and Connect access. McGraw-Hill Connect (R) is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following: SmartBook (R) - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content. Access to your instructors homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course. Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement. The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping.

Skill Acquisition in Sport Research, Theory and Practice

Skill Acquisition in Sport Research, Theory and Practice

Author: Nicola J. (University of British Columbia, Canada) Hodges Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/11/2019

Skill Acquisition in Sport gives academics, students, coaches and practitioners the broadest and most scientifically rigorous grounding in the principles and practice of the field. Fully revised, updated and restructured, the third edition integrates theory and practice, and provides more material on practical application than ever before. Divided into four sections - providing instruction and feedback, organizing effective practice, training high-level skills, and the theories and mechanisms underpinning skill acquisition - the book covers a full range of key topics, including: the role of errors and rewards in motor learning instructions, demonstrations and feedback imagery in motor learning constraints-based and self-directed learning technique change, creativity training and visual gaze training practicing under pressure the neurophysiology of learning. Based on the latest research, including chapters on emerging topics, and written by a global cast of world-leading experts, Skill Acquisition in Sport is an essential textbook for any kinesiology or sport science student taking skill acquisition, expertise development or motor learning classes.

Skill Acquisition in Sport Research, Theory and Practice

Skill Acquisition in Sport Research, Theory and Practice

Author: Nicola J. (University of British Columbia, Canada) Hodges Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/11/2019

Skill Acquisition in Sport gives academics, students, coaches and practitioners the broadest and most scientifically rigorous grounding in the principles and practice of the field. Fully revised, updated and restructured, the third edition integrates theory and practice, and provides more material on practical application than ever before. Divided into four sections - providing instruction and feedback, organizing effective practice, training high-level skills, and the theories and mechanisms underpinning skill acquisition - the book covers a full range of key topics, including: the role of errors and rewards in motor learning instructions, demonstrations and feedback imagery in motor learning constraints-based and self-directed learning technique change, creativity training and visual gaze training practicing under pressure the neurophysiology of learning. Based on the latest research, including chapters on emerging topics, and written by a global cast of world-leading experts, Skill Acquisition in Sport is an essential textbook for any kinesiology or sport science student taking skill acquisition, expertise development or motor learning classes.