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Sports Biomechanics The Basics: Optimising Human Performance 2nd Edition Anthony J. Blazevich

TEXTBOOK

For coaches, athletes and students of biomechanics, the new edition of Sports Biomechanics answers real-world sport questions with accessible language and clear diagrams. Each chapter focuses on a single area of sports biomechanics with the scientific underpinnings of sports performance clearly explained.

9781408127490 | £24.99

Anatomy of Exercise

Sports Training Principles

Pat Manocchia A unique guide to strength training, it uses stunning 3D colour illustrations to guide the reader through a complete range of strength exercises, each highlighting exactly which muscles are used and how.

TEXTBOOK

5th Edition Frank W. Dick O.B.E

Written by world renowned coach and President of the European Athletics Coaches Association, Frank Dick, Sports Training Principles is the ultimate reference on training theory and practice for all coaches responsible for developing athletes to fulfil their performance potential.

9780713687217 | £14.99

9780713682786 | £24.99

Coaching Knowledges

The Sports Injuries Handbook

Understanding the Dynamics of Sport Performance Jim Denison Effective coaching requires a range of ‘knowledges’, from the pedagogical to the sociological, physiological and psychological. In this book, teachers, lecturers and coaches from Bath University’s ‘Team Bath’ coaching and teaching faculty look at how various ‘knowledges’ influence every coach’s daily practices. 9780713681864 | £24.99

Diagnosis and Management Christer Rolf A practical handbook on diagnosis and management of common sports injuries. Written for GPs, physiotherapists and sports therapists to tailor diagnosis and suggested therapy, as well as for coaches and athletes, and for keen amateur sports people who want to know what to do if they injure themselves. 9780713679502 | £25.00

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Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science

Sport, Media and Society

An invaluable reference book for anyone interested in the fascinating world of sport, containing over 5,000 terms relating to sport and exercise science. Ideal for students of sports science, coaches and athletes, each term is explained in clear, simple English. The Dictionary also includes anatomical figures, common measurement conversions and a list of key contacts for the sport and exercise industries.

Eileen Kennedy & Laura Hills

TEXTBOOK

Sport is an integral component of today's media, from primetime television to interactive websites. This book is a theoretical and methodological guide to analysing sport in its diverse mediated forms. Students of media sport are taken through techniques of analysis for film, TV, newspapers, magazines, advertisements, spaces such as stadia and museums, and the internet.

9780713677850 | £9.99

9781845206871 | £17.99

Medicine, Sport and the Body

Global Media Sport Flows, Forms and Futures David Rowe

A Historical Perspective Neil Carter What role does sports medicine play in today's society? This book analyzes the relationship between sport, medicine and health from the mid-19th century to today. It looks at both the history of medicine and the history of sport to give a balanced view of the role of medicine in sport and how this has evolved over the past two centuries.

April 2012

This book investigates the integration of media and sport over the last century. At a time when the stability of the Western media sport order is under challenge, it analyzes a range of key structures, practices and issues, whose ramifications extend far beyond the fields of play and national contexts in which sport events take place. HB | 9781849660709 | £50.00

HB | 9781849660679 | £50.00

Japanese Women and Sport

Sport for Development and Peace

Beyond Baseball and Sumo Robin Kietlinski

A Critical Sociology Dr Simon Darnell

Japanese Women and Sport aims to explore both why and how in the past century athletics have stood out as an arena in which excellence by Japanese women is so actively encouraged.

Sport and International Development offers a critical sociological analysis of the emerging Sport for Development and Peace (SDP) movement. The book addresses a gap in the literature by focusing on the social and political implications of sport on development. It is a timely and important addition to the series.

HB | 9781849663403 | £50.00

HB | 9781849663441 | £50.00

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COMPLETE GUIDE SERIES Fully comprehensive, each Complete Guide contains a sound theoretical base together with ready-made training programmes that can be fitted into a wider overall programme. Up-to-date and fully illustrated, these titles are essential reading for trainers, coaches and anyone who takes their sport seriously. For a full list of all the titles within the Complete Guide series, visit www.acblack.com/sport.

The Complete Guide to Sports nutrition

The Complete Guide to Circuit Training

6th Edition Anita Bean

2nd edition Debbie Lawrence & Richard Hope

BESTSELLER

Covers maximising endurance, strength and performance; how to calculate your optimal calorie, carbohydrate and protein requirements; advice on improving body composition; specific advice for women, children and vegetarians; eating plans to cut body fat, gain muscle and prepare for competition; and sport-specific nutritional advice.

The Complete Guide to Circuit Training is the second edition of the definitive guide to planning and teaching a circuits class. It offers new and experienced trainers a single reference, covering everything from planning a session to assessing individuals.

9781408156353 | £19.99

9781408105382 | £16.99

The Complete Guide to Functional Training

The Complete Guide to Sports Injuries

Allan Collins

Christopher M. Norris

This is the perfect introduction to a concept now central to all fitness training. Learn how to design a practical functional training programme to improve an individual's ability to perform tasks integral to their life, job or chosen sport.

The essential introduction for the physiotherapy student or any fitness professional dealing with injuries in sport. Clearly illustrated and practical, it offers advice on how to treat various injuries through basic physiotherapy techniques.

April 2012

NEW

9781408130773 | £19.99

9781408152140 | £19.99

The Complete Guide to Postnatal Fitness 3rd Edition Judy DiFiore A guide for new mums, fitness leaders and physios on how to regain fitness following the birth of a baby, including lots of exercises, advice, and all relevant anatomy and physiology.

9781408124550 | £18.99

The Complete Guide to Physical Activity and Mental Health Debbie Lawrence & Sarah Bolitho The ideal hands-on guide when working with clients affected by mental health issues. Combining theory with practical advice through specifically designed exercise programmes, this book illustrates the benefits of exercise to mental well-being.

9781408140215 | £19.99

The Complete Guide to Sports Massage 2nd Edition Tim Paine This highly illustrated manual is packed with jargon-free information and practical tips, and includes principles and techniques of massage, including step-bystep instructions; injury management and post-massage care; and practical guidance on working at a sports event.

9780713685794 | £18.99

The Complete Guide to Teaching Exercise to Special Populations Morc Coulson A vital resource for fitness professionals who prescribe exercise to people categorised as belonging to a special group. Covers the condition, diagnosis, treatment and practical tips for designing activity programmes around their needs.

9781408133187 | £19.99

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The Complete Guide to Core Stability

The Complete Guide to Abdominal Training

3rd Edition Matt Lawrence

Christopher M. Norris

BESTSELLER

This bestselling training handbook for fitness professionals and enthusiasts looks at what core stability is, the muscles that are involved, and the benefits to improving your core stability. Packed with new exercises, including up to the minute equipment and techniques it also deals with specific exercises for different sports.

Written by an experienced physiotherapist, and bestselling author, it also covers the background physiology and theory. Includes sections on improving posture, and the science and clinical conditions of abdominal training. 9781408110218 | £18.99

9781408133248 | £19.99

The Complete Guide to Strength Training

The Complete Guide to Kettlebell Training

4th Edition Anita Bean

Allan Collins

Essential reading for anyone wanting to increase strength and resculpt their body. A unique combination of effective training methods and cutting-edge nutritional advice delivers a comprehensive training programme adaptable to both beginner and advanced trainers. 9781408105399 | £16.99

The Complete Guide series gives all the theory and practice sports people, coaches and fitness enthusiasts need to incorporate good technique and improve their training regime. This is the perfect introduction to kettlebell training, a hugely popular piece of equipment with tried and tested results. 9781408140239 | £19.99

The Complete Guide to Sport Motivation

The Complete Guide to Lifting Heavy Weights

Ken Hodge

Dr Geoffrey K. Platt

This indispensable guide to sport psychology for coaches, personal trainers and athletes shows you how to develop the self-confidence and mental toughness needed to succeed.

Packed with information, tips, strategies and training plans, this is the definitive book for fitness professionals, coaches and sportspeople using or supervising the use of heavy weights. An essential publication in a discipline where poor instruction can lead to serious injury.

9780713674651 | £18.99

9781408133255 | £19.99

The Complete Guide to Exercise to Music

The Complete Guide to Indoor Rowing

3rd Edition Debbie Lawrence

Jim Flood & Dr Charles Simpson

A practical handbook for the regular exerciser who wishes to know more about the enormous benefits of training to music, and the fitness professional who seeks a thorough grounding in Level 2 and 3 knowledge. 9781408101391 | £18.99

Indoor rowing has become immensely popular as a form of fitness training and has also taken off on a competitive level. This is the first comprehensive guide on the subject and is suitable for fitness professionals and coaches as well as individuals training in gyms or their own homes.

May 2012 9781408133323 | £19.99

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The Complete Guide to Stretching 3rd Edition Christopher M. Norris

BESTSELLER

The definitive practical guide for sports participants and recreational exercisers who are keen to achieve a level of flexibility to enhance their performance. More than 70 exercises included to increase your range of motion right across the body. 9780713683486 | £18.99

The Complete Guide to Endurance Training

The Complete Guide to Exercising Away Stress

3rd Edition Jon Ackland

Debbie Lawrence

The Complete Guide to Endurance Training will teach you how to make the right training decisions, train smarter and achieve better results. It includes 58 specific programmes to get you started, and tells you everything you need to know to customise them to your own needs. 9780713679038 | £18.99

Personal trainers and coaches are ideally placed to help their clients manage stress. Covers everything from the causes, signs and symptoms of stress, to advising clients correctly and responsibly, and practical physical and mental strategies and techniques for managing stress. 9780713672404 | £18.99

The Complete Guide to Sports Training

The Complete Guide to Postural Training

John Shepherd

Kesh Patel

The definitive practical resource for anyone wishing to improve their performance and for coaches looking to get the best out of their athletes. It demystifies sports science and provides athletes and coaches with the basic building blocks they need to maximise performance.

The essential reference for anyone looking to improve their posture through corrective exercise. This complete guide is ideal for fitness instructors and those looking to improve themselves, as it is packed with exercises and training tips. 9780713686937 | £18.99

9780713678352 | £15.99

The Complete Guide to Training with Free Weights

The Complete Guide to Studio Cycling

Graeme Marsh

Studio cycling, or spinning, should be fun and motivating. This book promotes focus and concentration techniques, including an individual training programme that can be adapted as your fitness levels improve.

Rick Kiddle

This is the definitive text on using free weights for strength, conditioning and flexibility training. In addition to a variety of exercises, the book will also contain sample programmes, tips on technique, and exercises for specific sports, ages and body types.

9780713664621 | £18.99

9780713685466 | £18.99

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FITNESS PROFESSIONALS SERIES Invaluable resources for all those looking to develop their expertise and knowledge, the perfect companion to any fitness career. For a full list of all the titles within the Fitness Professionals series, visit www.acblack.com/sport.

The Fitness Instructor’s Handbook A complete guide to health and fitness Morc Coulson The essential guide for anyone working in, or wishing to enter, the fitness industry. It covers every component of the industry standards for both Level 2 and 3 qualification, and offers the perfect blend of theory and practice on every aspect of health and fitness. 9780713682250 | £18.99

The Advanced Fitness Instructor’s Handbook

Pilates Method An integrative approach to teaching Debbie Lawrence

A complete guide to health and fitness David Archer & Morc Coulson Following on from The Fitness Instructor's Handbook, this handbook covers the National Occupational Standards and the Qualifications framework for Level 3 and Level 4 Instructors teaching Exercise and Fitness both in the UK and in Europe.

This is the first book written for the specific needs of Pilates instructors. It contains everything a new teacher needs to know in order to pass the national qualification and is an ideal reference for experienced instructors. Fully supported with detailed photography and illustrations. 9780713684964 | £18.99

9781408101469 | £18.99

Exercise in Water

Advanced Circuit Training

A complete guide to progressive planning and instruction Debbie Lawrence 3rd Edition

A complete guide to progressive planning and instructing Debbie Lawrence & Richard Hope This is the only book in the market that specifically deals with more complex and innovative circuit methods, and which actively helps trainers in the industry achieve professional qualifications.

A practical handbook for the regular exerciser who wishes to know more about the enormous benefits of training in water, and the fitness professional who seeks a thorough grounding in Level 2 and 3 knowledge.

9781408100509 | £18.99

9781408101407 | £18.99

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Practical Fitness Testing Analysis in exercise and sport Morc Coulson & David Archer An indispensible guide for anyone involved in prescribing exercise programmes for clients or groups. Effective fitness tests are crucial to measure current fitness and then monitor progress to check the effectiveness of training. Includes both the theory and practice of fitness testing in fitness and sports settings. 9781408110225 | £24.99

Training Disabled People

GP Referral Schemes Working with GP referred clients Debbie Lawrence & Louise Barnett

Sara Wicebloom Training Disabled People is the only book to provide fitness professionals with detailed guidance on working with disabled clients. The book is written to the National Standards, providing the reader with everything they need to know in order to gain qualification and be able to work safely and effectively with disabled clients.

This book gives fitness professionals everything they need to know to manage a GP referred client, from fulfiling government recommendations to motivating and retaining clients 9780713677072 | £18.99

9780713679236 | £18.99

Training the Over 50s

The Personal Trainer’s Handbook

Developing specific programmes for older clients Sue Griffin

Manage your business, know your clients Rebecca Weissbort The Personal Trainer’s Handbook is a one-stop practical reference guide to the day-to-day running of a personal training business, covering everything from the essential business skills and useful reference material to personal development and how to deal with clients. This handbook is a perfect introductory guide for new trainers and a ideal reference manual for established trainers.

A handbook for those fitness professionals who work with older adults. This practical book covers: the relationship between fitness and ageing; training adults with chronic conditions; and designing individual programmes. 9780713672015 | £18.99

9780713675573 | £18.99

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Book Proposals Bloomsbury are pleased to announce that they are expanding their current publishing in Sports and Fitness with a new focus on the academic study of Sports Science. Bloomsbury Sport titles cover the areas of sport and exercise physiology, sports and exercise biomechanics, sports psychology, sociology of sport, coaching, philosophy and ethics of sport, sports development, sports history, and comparative sports studies, providing authoritative and innovative research and resources for lecturers, students, researchers and the general reader. Academic proposals are peer-reviewed before we commit to publication to help ensure quality and to support the career progression of our authors. If you are interested in submitting a book proposal, please contact Kirsty Schaper, Commissioning Editor for Sports and Fitness kirsty.schaper@bloomsbury.com.

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ISBN

RRP

Sports Biomechanics

9781408127490

£24.99

Anatomy of Exercise

9780713687217

£14.99

Sports Training Principles

9780713682786

£24.99

Coaching Knowledges

9780713681864

£24.99

The Sports Injuries Handbook

9780713679502

£25.00

Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science

9780713677850

£9.99

Sport, Media and Society

9781845206871

£17.99

Medicine, Sport and the Body

9781849660679

£50.00

Global Media Sport

9781849660709

£50.00

Japanese Women and Sport

9781849663403

£50.00

Sport for Development and Peace

9781849663441

£50.00

The Complete Guide to Abdominal Training

9781408110218

£18.99

The Complete Guide to Circuit Training

9781408156353

£19.99

The Complete Guide to Core Stability

9781408133248

£19.99

The Complete Guide to Endurance Training

9780713679038

£18.99

The Complete Guide to Exercise to Music

9781408101391

£18.99

The Complete Guide to Exercising Away Stress

9780713672404

£18.99

The Complete Guide to Functional Training

9781408152140

£19.99

The Complete Guide to Indoor Rowing

9781408133323

£19.99

The Complete Guide to Kettlebell Training

9781408140239

£19.99

The Complete Guide to Lifting Heavy Weights

9781408133255

£19.99

The Complete Guide to Physical Activity and Mental Health

9781408140215

£19.99

The Complete Guide to Postnatal Fitness

9781408124550

£18.99

The Complete Guide to Postural Training

9780713686937

£18.99

The Complete Guide to Sport Motivation

9780713674651

£18.99

The Complete Guide to Sports Injuries

9781408130773

£19.99

The Complete Guide to Sports Massage

9780713685794

£18.99

The Complete Guide to Sports Nutrition

9781408105382

£16.99

The Complete Guide to Sports Training

9780713678352

£15.99

The Complete Guide to Strength Training

9781408105399

£16.99

The Complete Guide to Stretching

9780713683486

£18.99

The Complete Guide to Studio Cycling

9780713664621

£18.99

The Complete Guide to Teaching Exercise to Special Populations

9781408133187

£19.99

The Complete Guide to Training with Free Weights

9780713685466

£18.99

Training the Over 50s

9780713672015

£18.99

The Personal Trainer's Handbook

9780713675573

£18.99

GP Referral Schemes

9780713677072

£18.99

Training Disabled People

9780713679236

£18.99

The Fitness Instructor's Handbook

9780713682250

£18.99

Pilates Method

9780713684964

£18.99

Advanced Circuit Training

9781408100509

£18.99

Exercise in Water

9781408101407

£18.99

The Advanced Fitness Instructor's Handbook

9781408101469

£18.99

Practical Fitness Testing

9781408110225

£24.99

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