Key Concepts in Sport and Exercise Sciences

Key Concepts in Sport and Exercise Sciences

by David Kirk
     
 

This book provides students and scholars with a fail-safe guide to the key concepts in the field of Sport & Exercise Science. Intelligently cross-referenced entries provide a sound map of the multi-disciplinary demands of sport related courses including physical and biological sciences, social science and education. The entries use clear definitions, examples, and

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This book provides students and scholars with a fail-safe guide to the key concepts in the field of Sport & Exercise Science. Intelligently cross-referenced entries provide a sound map of the multi-disciplinary demands of sport related courses including physical and biological sciences, social science and education. The entries use clear definitions, examples, and suggestions for further reading to explore each discipline.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412922289
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/18/2008
Series:
SAGE Key Concepts Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.40(d)

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Table of Contents

Psychology
1. Section introduction
2. Motivation
3. Adherence
4. Physical activity and mental health
5. Emotion and effect in acute exercise
6. Coping in sport
7. Expertise
8. Leaders and leadership
9. Communication
Biomechanics
10. Section introduction
11. Kinematics
12. Force
13. Impact
14. Work, energy and power
15. Angular kinetics
16. Projectiles
17. Fluid mechanics
Exercise Physiology
18. Section introduction
19. Nutrition and biochemistry
20. Homeostasis
21. Muscle, strength and power
22. Energy systems
23. Energy balance and body composition
24. Principles of training
25. Fitness for health and sport
26. Growth, maturation, motor development and learning
Pedagogy
27. Section introduction
28. Physical Education
29. Curriculum
30. Instruction
31. Learning
32. Assessment
Sociology
33. Section introduction
34. Class
35. Disability
36. Bodies
37. Gender
38. Globalization
39. Identity
40. 'Race' and ethnicity

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