Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology,Fifth Edition, 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.
The presentation package for "Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Fourth Edition, " includes a comprehensive series of PowerPoint slides featuring graphics directly from the text. More than 900 slides--organized by chapter so that instructors can easily choose the ones they need for their lectures--include the critical images that instructors can use for class discussion and illustration. The slides in the presentation package can be used directly with PowerPoint to print transparencies and slides or to make copies for distribution to students. Instructors can easily add, modify, and rearrange the order of the slides as well as search for images based on key words. The presentation package is free to course adopters and available online at www.HumanKinetics.com/FoundationsofSportandExercisePsychology. For use outside of a college or university course, the presentation package is available for purchase on CD-ROM for Windows or Macintosh. Click the "Add to Cart" button at the top of this page and proceed through checkout. "Minimum system requirements" Microsoft(R) Windows(R) -IBM PC compatible with Pentium(R) processor -Windows(R) 95/98/2000/ME/XP (2000 or XP recommended) -16 MB RAM (32 MB recommended) -At least 28 MB hard drive space recommended for installation -Microsoft(R) PowerPoint(R) Viewer 97 (included) -4x CD-ROM drive -High color display setting (true color recommended) -MouseMacintosh(R) -Power Mac(R) required -System 9.x/10.x -16 MB RAM (32 MB recommended) -At least 28 MB hard drive space recommended for installation -Microsoft(R) PowerPoint(R) Viewer 98 (included) -4x CD-ROM drive (or faster) -High color display setting (true color recommended) -Mouse
As the leading text in sport and exercise psychology, Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition, provides a thorough introduction to key concepts in the field. This text offers both students and new practitioners a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology, drawing connections between research and practice and capturing the excitement of the world of sport and exercise.
Human Motor Development
Author: V. Gregory Payne, Larry D. Isaacs
The new edition of this classic text has been streamlined and thoroughly updated, but it still reflects the authors' philosophy that motor development is an interactive process that continues across the lifespan. Human motor development is strongly influenced by the cognitive, social-emotional, and physical changes that take place as an individual ages, and this book examines these interactions while maintaining its focus on the movement aspects of human development. It will help readers understand how people typically develop movement skills throughout the lifespan, diagnose problems in those individuals who may be developing atypically, and design developmentally appropriate activities that enable optimal teaching/learning of movement skills for people of all ages and ability levels. In this ninth edition, the authors have expanded coverage of motor development of adults and older adults while continuing to emphasize the all-important child and adolescent time periods. They have also incorporated current research throughout to support key discussions. Students will appreciate the book's readability, affordability, logical organization, and visually appealing layout; instructors will appreciate that its new length is more appropriate for a semester-long class.
The sixth edition of Adapted Physical Education and Sport details current inclusion practices, helps develop in developing IEPs consistent with legislation, enhances sport participation, and includes a web resource with 26 video clips for administering the new Brockport Physical Fitness Test.
There are more opportunities than ever before for young people with disabilities to participate in sport and adapted physical education. For example, there are more than 3.7 million athletes worldwide aligned to the Special Olympics organisation, with national associations active in more than 200 countries worldwide. Despite this rapid growth, all too often coaches and teachers lack adequate knowledge of the particular challenges faced by people with intellectual disabilities. The principal aim of this book is to improve the understanding and professional skills of coaches, teachers, practitioners and researchers, to promote awareness of successful programmes addressing the needs of such young people, and to challenge the prevailing myths and stereotypes surrounding their abilities. ? With contributions from leading researchers and practitioners around the world, this book is the first to explore in depth the topic of sport and intellectual disability from a coaching perspective. Including both theoretical discussion and empirical case-studies, the book covers a full range of contemporary issues and themes, including training and coaching, family support, perceptions of disability, athlete motivation, positive sport experiences, motor development programmes, and social and cultural aspects of disability. Sport Coaching and Intellectual Disability is important reading for any student, researcher, coach, teacher, manager or policy maker with an interest in disability sport, physical education, coaching, or mainstream disability studies.
Motor Learning and Development, Second Edition With Web Resource, provides a foundation for understanding how humans acquire and continue to hone their movement skills throughout the life span.
Fitness Professional’s Handbook, Seventh Edition, provides current and future fitness professionals with the knowledge to screen participants, conduct standardized fitness tests, evaluate the major components of fitness, and prescribe appropriate exercise.
Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, Volume 2: Scientific Foundations and Principles of Practice provides a thorough review of the basic science information concerning the tissues of the musculoskeletal system impacted by injury or disease, as well as the guiding principles upon which rehabilitation interventions are based. This volume divides information into two sections: scientific foundations and principles of intervention, providing readers with a guiding set of clinical foundations and principles upon which they can easily develop treatment interventions for specific impairments and functional limitations. Clinical application case studies help readers apply what they learn in the classroom to real life situations. Evidence-based content uses over 5,000 references to support the basic science information principles for rehabilitation interventions and provide the best evidence and physiological reasoning for treatment. Over 180 tables and 275 text boxes highlight key points within the text for better understanding. Expert editors David Magee, PhD, PT, James Zachazewski, DPT, SCS, ATC, Sandy Quillen, PT, PhD, SCS, FACSM and over 70 contributors provide authoritative guidance on the foundations and principles of musculoskeletal rehabilitation practice.
The leading textbook for undergraduate exercise physiology courses, Physiology of Sport and Exercise, Fifth Edition, is now available as an enhanced e-book that includes 18 new full-color animations to supplement the text. The authors, all distinguished researchers and past presidents of the American College of Sports Medicine, combine their expertise to deliver superior technical content while maintaining the accessible, reader-friendly format that has made this textbook a favorite of instructors and students alike. The enhanced fifth edition will provide students with an engaging learning experience. Photos, medical artwork, and illustrations throughout offer a higher level of detail and clarity to better illustrate how the body performs and responds to physical activity. These illustrations come to life with 18 full-color art animations, providing a dynamic new way to experience course material. The enhanced fifth edition of Physiology of Sport and Exercise also features the updated content you will find in the print edition, based on the latest research in the field, including the following: A complete rewrite of the chapters on resistance training, including updated strength training principles based on the 2009 ACSM position stand and new sections on core strength, stability training, and high-intensity interval training (HIT) A full update and reorganization, based on instructors’ feedback, of the chapters on metabolism and hormonal control to aid students’ comprehension of these complex systems New content on lactic acid as a fuel source, muscle cramps, childhood obesity, substrate utilization and endocrine response to exercise, and vascular aging Updated coverage of central and peripheral cardiac functions, the female athlete triad, and the menstrual cycle New research on effects of physical activity on health, including the addition of international data on the incidence of cardiovascular disease and obesity Physiology of Sport and Exercise, Fifth Edition (Enhanced), stands alone as the best, most comprehensive resource framing the latest research findings in a reader-friendly enhanced e-book format. This winning combination makes it easier—and more engaging—than ever for students to develop their understanding of the body’s marvelous abilities to perform various types and intensities of exercise and sport, to adapt to stressful situations, and to improve its physiological capacities.
Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics: Using Microsoft Excel 2016, Fourth Edition presents an often intimidating and difficult subject in a way that is clear, informative, and personable. Researchers and students will appreciate the book's unhurried pace and thorough, friendly presentation. Opening with an introduction to Excel 2016, including coverage of how to use functions and formulas, this edition also shows students how to install the Excel Data Analysis Tools option to access a host of useful analytical techniques. The book walks readers through various statistical procedures, beginning with simple descriptive statistics, correlations, and graphical representations of data, and ending with inferential techniques, analysis of variance, and a new introductory chapter on working with large datasets and data mining using Excel.
Applied Sport Psychology
Author: Jean Williams
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Applied Sport Psychology was written to introduce readers to psychological theories and techniques that can be used to enhance performance and personal growth of sport participants from youth to elite levels. The four-part organization covers learning, motivation, and social interaction; mental training for performance enhancement; implementing training programs; and enhancing health and well-being. This edition reflects the latest research, practice, and anecdotal examples in applied sport psychology. Applied Sport Psychology is particularly well suited as a text for classes in applied sport psychology and psychology of coaching. The book is also a valuable reference for practicing coaches, sport psychologists, and psychologists.
Fitness for Life, 6E
Author: Corbin, Chuck B., Le Masurier, Guy
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Fitness for Life, Sixth Edition, is the award-winning text that continues to set the standard for teaching personal fitness (fitness education) at the high school level. It will help students become physically literate individuals who have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of healthful physical activity. This classic, evidence-based book will guide students in becoming informed consumers on matters related to lifelong physical activity and fitness, taking responsibility for setting individualized goals, and making their own plans for active living. To accomplish this overarching goal, they learn a variety of self-management skills, including self-assessment.
Foundations of Australian Law is pitched exactly at the right level - in terms of both content and language - for business students, for law students, and for international students. This fifth edition has been fully updated to include changes in the law. This text consists of 12 chapters, divided into four parts. Part A looks at the Australian legal system. Part B addresses torts, and defamation, nuisance and trespass. Part C covers contract law, and is divided into three clear and logical chapters. Part D details consumer law, specifically the sale of goods and consumer protection. Part E contains a Glossary of key terms, Tables of Cases and Acts, and a comprehensive Index. To support the learning process, each of the 12 chapters includes highlighted Legal principles and Case studies, plus new Test your understanding questions to encourage legal research. Each chapter concludes with Terms & concepts review questions, Consolidation questions, and Discussion questions or challenging Problems. Now, in addition to being an accessible and affordable textbook for Business Law students studying law in Australia, it is also the most up-to-date.