Sport Science Secrets: From Myth to Facts

Sport Science Secrets: From Myth to Facts

by Gordon W. Russell
     
 


Much of what we know about behavior in the sportsworld is hidden away in scientific journals and college textbooks and only occasionally trickles down to the general public. Sport Science Secrets presents the latest and best evidence available and in so doing dispels the mystery and misunderstanding surrounding a wide range of issues. Professor Russell's goal

Overview



Much of what we know about behavior in the sportsworld is hidden away in scientific journals and college textbooks and only occasionally trickles down to the general public. Sport Science Secrets presents the latest and best evidence available and in so doing dispels the mystery and misunderstanding surrounding a wide range of issues. Professor Russell's goal in writing this book is to bridge the gap between the world of sport scientists and those of us who enjoy sports as participants and/or spectators. In short, this book is a must read for those who want to find out what sport scientists know. Arm yourself with the facts!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781552126387
Publisher:
Trafford Publishing
Publication date:
04/09/2001
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Professor Russell was formerly in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Lethbridge where he taught for 30 years. He has remained active in research and writing since his retirement to the west coast of British Columbia in 1997. Included among his 65 plus scientific publications are three other books: Violence in Intimate Relationships (PMA Press, 1988); The Social Psychology of Sport (Springer-Verlag, 1993); and Sport Fans: The Psychology and Social Impact of Spectators (Routledge, 2001)

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