This text introduces students to the essentials of the major contributing disciplines - biomechanics, physiology and psychology. It provides detailed knowledge and understanding of each subject area combined with explicit advice on how to study effectively, research further and think critically. Case studies clearly relate theory to practice and learning exercises support readers throughout the text.
Joanne Thatcher is a lecturer at Aberystwyth University. Rhys Thatcher is a lecturer at Aberystwyth University. Melissa Day is Senior Lecturer at the University of Chichester Matt Portas is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Teeside Simon Hood is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Teeside
Introduction Understanding research Planning research Positivist research Interpretative research Motivation in sport and exercise Stress, anxiety and emotions Group dynamics Exercise psychology Nutrition Skeletal muscle Cardiovascular system Describing motion and quantifying kinetics Analysing motion and quantifying kinetics A multidisciplinary approach to sport and exercise science