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Sport science, physical education

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Current Research in Sports Sciences

Current Research in Sports Sciences

Author: Ronald J. Maughan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/10/2010

There are two main reasons for pursuing research in the Sports Sciences. Firstly, by studying responses to exercise, we learn about the normal function of the tissues and or gans whose function allows exercise to be performed. The genetic endowment of elite ath letes is a major factor in their success, and they represent one end of the continuum of human performance capability: the study of elite athletes also demonstrates the limits of human adaptation because nowhere else is the body subjected to such levels of intensive exercise on a regular basis. The second reason for studying Sports Science is the intrinsic interest and value of the subject itself. Elite performers set levels to which others can as pire, but even among spectators, sport is an important part oflife and society. of top sport and elite performers, there is also another reason Apart from the study for medical and scientific interest in sport. There is no longer any doubt that lack ofphysi cal activity is a major risk factor for many of the diseases that affect people in all coun tries: such diseases include coronary heart disease, obesity, hypertension, and diabetes. An increased level of recreational physical activity is now an accepted part of the prescription for treatment and prevention of many illnesses, including those with psychological as well as physical causes. An understanding of the normal response to exercise, as well as of the role of exercise in disease prevention, is therefore vital.

BTEC Level 3 National Sport and Exercise Sciences Student Book

BTEC Level 3 National Sport and Exercise Sciences Student Book

Author: Adam Gledhill, Pam Phillippo, Mark Adams, Chris Mulligan Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 18/08/2010

Resources designed to support learners of the 2010 BTEC Level 3 National Sport and Execise Sciences specification. Covering 23 units of the new specification - supporting candidates wanting to complete an award, certificate or the full diploma. Case studies including new extended WorkSpace pages. Functional Skills and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills are embedded in activities throughout the book. Progress to Higher Education: with a dedicated chapter that helps candidates prepare for university life and learning.

BTEC Level 3 National Sport Book 2

BTEC Level 3 National Sport Book 2

Author: Ray Barker, Wendy Davies, Chris Lydon, Nick Wilmot Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2010

Resources designed to support learners of the 2010 BTEC Level 3 National Sport specification. Assessment activities in each unit give students plenty of practice to deepen their knowledge and understanding, and grading tips for every activity help them to achieve their best possible grade. WorkSpace case studies take learners into the real world of work, showing them how they can apply their knowledge in a real-life context. Extensive unit coverage: covering a wide range of popular optional units from the Performance and Excellence, Coaching, Development and Fitness and the Outdoor and Adventure pathways.

BTEC Level 3 National Sport Book 1

BTEC Level 3 National Sport Book 1

Author: Ray Barker, Chris Lydon, Nick Wilmot, Mark Adams Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2010

Resources designed to support learners of the 2010 BTEC Level 3 National in Sport specification. Assessment activities in each unit give students plenty of practice to deepen their knowledge and understanding, and grading tips for every activity help them to achieve their best possible grade. WorkSpace case studies take learners into the real world of work, showing them how they can apply their knowledge in a real-life context.

Sport Science And Studies In Asia: Issues, Reflections And Emergent Solutions

Sport Science And Studies In Asia: Issues, Reflections And Emergent Solutions

Author: Michael Chia Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/03/2010

Sport Science and Studies in Asia encourages readers to be reflective practitioners, as students or researchers, or thinkers of sports, to be independent seekers of future sport knowledge, and yet mindful and grounded in a full knowledge and awareness of the social, cultural and country-specific nuances of sports. It invites discussions and debates on a diversity of topics covered, and is suitable text for undergraduate and graduate study of sports in Asia. This publication hopes to light the fuse that will fuel enthusiasm of sports-associated outcomes as well as heighten sport interest among the more discerning consumers of sport, result in more extensive research and development in sports, generate greater spin-offs in sport innovation in terms of new training approaches and sport products, and a greater appreciation that sports and human kind are inseparable.

BTEC Level 2 First Sport Student Book

BTEC Level 2 First Sport Student Book

Author: Mark Adams, Bob Harris, Pam Phillippo, Julie Hancock Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 19/01/2010

Resources designed to support learners of the 2010 BTEC Level 2 First Sport specification*. Covers all the units for the 2010 specification. WorkSpace case studies take your learners into the real world of work, showing them how they can apply their knowledge in a real-life context. * From 2012, Pearson's BTEC First qualifications have been under re-development, so schools and colleges could be teaching the existing 2010 specification or the new next generation 2012-2013 specification. There are different Student Books to support each specification. If learners are unsure, they should check with their teacher or tutor.

Excercise Science

Excercise Science

Author: Warren Rosenberg Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/08/2008

Food, Nutrition and Sports Performance II The International Olympic Committee Consensus on Sports Nutrition

Food, Nutrition and Sports Performance II The International Olympic Committee Consensus on Sports Nutrition

Author: Ronald J. Maughan Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/04/2004

This book summarizes the latest meeting of the world's leading researchers in sports nutrition, held at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. The aim of the conference was to review the latest developments in the world of sport nutrition, to follow up on developments since the previous 1991 conference, and to draw up guidelines to help athletes and coaches optimise their performance by using nutrition to support training and maximise performance in competition. Subjects discussed in this cutting-edge collection include: * energy balance and body composition * the role of carbohydrates * the role of proteins and amino acids * athlete fluid and electrolyte requirements * the use of dietary supplements for optimum performance and immune function.

Food, Nutrition and Sports Performance II The International Olympic Committee Consensus on Sports Nutrition

Food, Nutrition and Sports Performance II The International Olympic Committee Consensus on Sports Nutrition

Author: Ron Maughan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/04/2004

This book summarizes the latest meeting of the world's leading researchers in sports nutrition, held at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. The aim of the conference was to review the latest developments in the world of sport nutrition, to follow up on developments since the previous 1991 conference, and to draw up guidelines to help athletes and coaches optimise their performance by using nutrition to support training and maximise performance in competition. Subjects discussed in this cutting-edge collection include: * energy balance and body composition * the role of carbohydrates * the role of proteins and amino acids * athlete fluid and electrolyte requirements * the use of dietary supplements for optimum performance and immune function.

The Pocket Atlas Of The Moving Body

The Pocket Atlas Of The Moving Body

Author: Mel Cash Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/1999

The leading sports massage expert Mel Cash now publishes this indispensable guide to the human muscular and skeletal system. It contains all the most relevant information needed to understand how the human body moves and maintains posture, drawing together knowledge from several different areas of medical science and presenting it in a clear and simple style. There is nothing similar available on the market, and the book is essential for all students of human biology, medicine and physical therapy (orthodox and complementary), and anyone involved at any level in sport, exercise, or dance. The 40 specially commissioned colour illustrations, plus 25 line drawings, provide a full picture of the human muscular and skeletal system, and the accompanying text explains how they may become injured, and the various other causes of musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction.