The UK is one of the unhealthiest nations in Europe and scored particularly badly on obesity, being the fattest nation of all.
For anyone who loves running, Runners on Running is a captivating and essential read.
A new hand-held medical device will help UK athletes reach the top of their game when preparing for upcoming sporting competitions.
Meet the Sport Scientist is expected to attract a thousand families and those youngsters who have ever wondered how Paula Radcliffe can run for so long and so fast, or how Ryan Giggs can still be one of the best football players in the world at the age of 37, can find out from the experts.
A student text for measurement and evaluation courses in sport and exercise science, human performance, physical education, or health and fitness and is also a useful reference for professionals in those fields.
International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance (IJSPP) has been accepted for indexing in Web of Science, the largest and most comprehensive citation index available.
In Inside Sport Psychology, Dr. Costas Karageorghis and Professor Peter Terry present a comprehensive guide to using mental training to maximize sport performance. Presented in a user-friendly format, the book covers key aspects of sport psychology, including the most effective methods for enhancing performance and preparing mentally for important competitions, as well as areas of ongoing study. Integrating up-to-date research findings with real-life events, the authors include psychological principles associated with over 20 sports, including football, rugby, tennis, golf, shooting and track and field.
Participants with 2D:4D ratio were more likely to demonstrate mental toughness and have higher levels of sporting achievements.