Science and Football: No.VIII
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Science and Football: No.VIII

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Science and Football VIII showcases the very latest scientific research into the variety of sports known as 'football'. These include soccer, the national codes (American football, Australian rules football and Gaelic football), and the rugby codes (union and league). Bridging the gap between theory and practice, this book is by far the most comprehensive collection of current research into football, presenting important new work in key areas such as: physiology of training performance analysis fitness assessment nutrition biomechanics injury and rehabilitation youth football environmental physiology psychology in football sociological perspectives in football Science and Football VIII is an essential resource for all sport scientists, trainers, coaches, physical therapists, physicians, psychologists, educational officers and professionals working across the football codes.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 19.05mm | 521.63g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 26 black & white illustrations, 16 black & white tables, 3 black & white halftones, 23 black & white line drawings
  • 1138947067
  • 9781138947061

About Jens Bangsbo

Jens Bangsbo is Professor in Human Physiology and Exercise Physiology in the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Peter Krustrup is Professor in Human Physiology in the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports at University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Peter Riis Hansen is Consultant Invasive Cardiologist at Gentofte University Hospital, Denmark, and Associate Professor of research at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Laila Ottesen is Associate Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Gertrud Pfister is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Anne-Marie Elbe is Associate Professor for Sport Psychology in the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.show more

Table of contents

Preface Introduction Part I: Physiology and Sports Medicine Training and Testing 1. Muscle Power training in Soccer Jesper Lovind Andersen, Per Aagaard 2. The Application of the Yo-Yo Intermittent Recovery Tests to the Soccer Population Jens Bangsbo, Matteo Fiorenza 3. Fitness Coaching in an Elite Soccer Team - with Special Focus on Individual-based Approach Marcello Iaia, Richard Hawkins 4. Soccer Refereeing Training and Performance Carlo Castagna 5. Ball Kicking Dynamics in Football Codes: New Insight for Coaching Cues Hiroyuki Nunome, Hironari Shinkai, Koichiro Inoue, Takahito Iga, Kevin Ball Physiology 6. Soccer Fitness - Prevention and Treatment of Lifestyle Diseases Peter Krustrup 7. The Health Benefits of Rugby-specific Small-sided Games for Sedentary Populations. Rob Duffield, Nicholas G. Allen & Amy E. Mendham 8. Recent Research Findings in Australian Football: Application to other Coodes? Brian Dawson 9. Physiology of Women's Soccer from Competitive to Recreational Level Magni Mohr 10. Soccer in the Heat - Impact on Physiological Responses, Match-play Characteristics and Recovery Lars Nybo, George Nassis and Sebastien Racinais Injuries 11. Epidemiology of Rugby Injuries Colin W. Fuller 12. Prevention of Contact and Non-contact Injuries in Football/Soccer: 20 Years of F-MARC Mario Bizzini 13. Eccentric Training as Treatment of Muscle-Tendon Injury Per Aagaard and Jesper Lovind Andersen Part II: Humanities and Social Science Social Science 14. Women's Soccer - Historical Development and Current Situation in Europe Gertrud Pfister 15. Development and Voluntarism in Soccer Clubs Siegfried Nagel, Torsten Schlesinger 16. The Emergence of the Danish Soccer Fitness Concept Laila Ottesen, Soren Bennike, Lone Friis Thing 17. Smart Consumers and Hopeless Romantics Albrecht Sonntag 18. American Football: Ideology and National Identity Gerald Gems 19. Gaelic Football in a Sociological Perspective John Connolly, Paddy Dolan 20. Sport Teams as Complex Social Entities: Tensions and Potentials Lars Tore Ronglan Psychology 21. Flow Experiences in Soccer: The Key to a Successful Physical Activity Intervention? Anne-Marie Elbe 22. Coaching Practice and Player Development Donna O'Connor, Paul Larkin 23. Doping in Soccer: A Moral Psychology Perspective Maria Kavussanushow more