New Book: Kinesiology

Soccer Science, edited by Tony Strudwick

GV943 S66 2016, Parks Library 2nd Floor

Table of Contents

Part I. Foundations of Soccer Science
Chapter 1. Evolution of Soccer Science (Neil Carter)
Chapter 2. National and Cultural Influences (Craig Duncan and Tony Strudwick)

Part II. Talent Identification and Player Development
Chapter 3. Practical Aspects of Player Selection and Development (Iñigo Mujika and Carlo Castagna)
Chapter 4. Development of the Young Soccer Player (Viswanath Unnithan and Jon Iga)
Chapter 5. Skill Acquisition and Learning Through Practice and Other Activities (Paul Ford)

Part III. Biomechanical and Technological Applications
Chapter 6. Biomechanical Principles of Soccer (Anthony Blazevich and Sophia Nimphius)
Chapter 7. Refining Techniques and Skills Through Scientific Analysis (Neal Smith)
Chapter 8. Biomechanics for Optimal Performance and Injury Prevention (Martin Haines and Daniel Cohen)
Chapter 9. Soccer Boots and Playing Surface (Thorsten Sterzing)
Chapter 10. Soccer Ball Dynamics (Andy Harland and Henry Hanson)

Part IV. Physiological Demands in Training and Competition
Chapter 11. Targeted Systems of the Body for Training (Greg Dupont and Alan McCall)
Chapter 12. Conditioning Programmes for Competitive Levels (Tony Strudwick and Gary Walker)
Chapter 13. Environmental Stressors (Donald T. Kirkendall)
Chapter 14. Nutritional Needs (Mayur Ranchordas)
Chapter 15. Injury Frequency and Prevention (Dr. Mario Bizzini and Dr. Astrid Junge)

Part V. Psychology and Mental Demands
Chapter 16. Psychology and Elite Soccer Performance (Geir Jordet)
Chapter 17. Mental Interventions (Matt Pain)
Chapter 18 Performance Mindset (Mark Nesti)

Part VI. Tactics and Strategies
Chapter 19. Popular Systems and Styles of Play (Jens Bangsbo and Birger Peitersen)
Chapter 20. Defensive Pressure and Goal Prevention (Sam Erith and Gary Curneen)
Chapter 21. Key Transitions and Midfield Maneuvers (Dave Tenney and Sigi Schmidt)
Chapter 22. Essential Elements of Attacking Soccer (Richard Hawkins and Darren Robinson)

Part VII. Match Performance and Analysis
Chapter 23. Player and Team Assessments (Rob Mackenzie and Chris Cushion)
Chapter 24. Match Evaluations: Systems and Tools (Chris Carling)
Chapter 25. Statistical Evaluations in Soccer (Ron Smith)

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