"The Routledge Handbook of Elite Sport Performance is the first book to examine a broad span of performance and support issues in contemporary elite sport; including coaching, sports science and medicine, leadership and management, operating in differentsocieties, living in the system as a performer, and future developments in the domain.
Athletes participating at all levels of endurance performance can relate to the impact of psychological factors. Whether it is motivation, self-belief, feeling nervous before a race, exercise-induced pain, sticking to a pacing strategy, or thoughts around what to focus on, there are a vast number of psychological factors which can affect endurance performance.
This fascinating collection brings together leading football historians and sociologists from the UK, Germany, the USA and Australia to offer fresh perspectives on the early development of football (soccer), not only illuminating our understanding of the early history of the worlds most popular sport but also the importance of sport in our broader social and cultural history.
Henriksen, Kristoffer (Institute of Sport Science and Clinical Biomechanics at the University of Southern Denmark.) & Larsen, Carsten Hvid (Institute of Sport Science and Clinical Biomechanics at the University of Southern Denmark) & Hansen, Jakob