Sport and Exercise
Science: An Introduction
Dean Sewell, Philip Watkins and Murray
Sport and Exercise Science: An Introduction
provides a broad based introduction to the three areas that
underpin the scientific study of sport and exercise science.
This book will help students to develop a sound understanding
of human anatomy, physiology, nutrition, metabolism, biomechanics
and psychology related to sport, exercise and health. The
book brings together into one volume the basic principles
behind the physiological, biomechanical and psychological
bases of human performance.
With extensive cross-referencing and an accessible
design, the text presents clear and comprehensive explanations
of key concepts, providing every student with the foundation
knowledge crucial to their success at this level. Relevant
examples and related activities give context and demonstrate
the practical applications of the theoretical elements of
sports studies, making this groundbreaking new textbook essential
reading for all students of sports science and related degrees.