Academic News

Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology seeks new editor

JSEPHuman Kinetics and the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) have begun the search for the next editor of the Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology.

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Skip Maier, director of Human Kinetics’ Journal Division at SkipM@hkusa.com.

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Academic News, Events

Scottish Coaching Conference

Scottish_Athletics_LogoScottish Coaching Conference,
Emirates Arena Glasgow

20th to 21st September, 2014

A full weekend-long programme of seminars and practical workshops await delegates to the Scottish Coaching Conference, organised by Scottish Athletics.

For further information email Mary Anderson at mary.anderson@scottishathletics.org.uk

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Academic News, Books

The best-selling sport and exercise psychology book

The the best-selling sport and exercise psychology book on the market, Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology provides a thorough introduction to the key concepts in the field.

Written by internationally respected authors, it provides students and new practitioners with a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology, bridges the gap between research and practice, conveys principles of professional practice and captures the excitement of the world of sport and exercise.

Normal Price: £64.99 l €84.50
HK Rewards Members’ Price: £51.99 l €67.60

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Academic News, Fitness News

Free Podcast on High Performance Training for Sports

PodcastDavid Joyce, joint author of High Performance Training for Sports has recorded Part One of a Podcast series based on the book, with Jeremy Boone (Coach Your Best). In the podcast David discusses his background and what inspired him to write this book? He details exactly who can benefit from the book and what he means by the concept of the modern athlete. He goes on to explain the difference between Movement Freedom and Movement Control and the relationship between low back pain and a hula hoop. The concept of ‘Injury as an Opportunity’ is also discussed as is why the psychology of injury is so important to address in a return to play programme. Listen to it now >>

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Academic News, Events, Fitness News

International Sports Science & Sports Medicine Conference 2014

ISSSMCInternational Sports Science & Sports Medicine Conference
Northumbria University
Newcastle
19th – 21st August 2014

As usual this years’ Conference will feature presentations by, and discussions with, 30 leading global experts in all aspects of Sports Medicine and Sports Science, including HK authors Iñigo Mujika and Vicky Tolfrey.

Human Kinetics will also have a display of books at the event where visitors can browse some of the latest books covering a whole range of relevant Sport Science and Medicine topics, including the eagerly anticipated new release, High Performance Training for Sport.

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