Series Name

Foundations in Sports Science

Foundations in Sports Science

Publication Date
February 2012

New textbook specifically for Foundation Degree and HND students

New textbook specifically for Foundation Degree and HND students, providing core content for Sports Science, as well as real-life case studies, help in gaining work placements and a special chapter on study skills, so that students have all the essentials covered .

Comes with FREE access to a companion website - providing useful links for further research and answer to questions in the textbook.

  • Full-colour resources with high quality photos and line drawings, designed to be visually stimulating for the type of learner taking the course.
  • Written specifically around the Foundation Degree framework to ensure that learners have both the theoretical and practical content they need.
  • Also suitable for students taking a HND, and contains valuable further reading for BTEC Level 3 National and A Level students.
  • Strong author team of industry specialists, who are experienced in how to deliver a Foundation Degree.
  • A work based learning chapter equips learners with the necessary skills and guidance on getting into the work place.
  • An extended case study with reflective questions adds a real-world focus enabling candidates to see and learn about real sporting issues in action.
  • A Study Skills chapter explores key skills that Foundation Degree students need particular support with.

Companion Website

Additional free resources for tutors and learners who have bought the textbook that includes:

  • a list of useful weblinks for further reading material
  • answers to the ‘Check your understanding’ sections in the textbook.


Contents Listing

Chapter 1: Functional anatomy

Chapter 2: Exercise physiology

Chapter 3: Fitness training and testing

Chapter 4: Nutrition

Chapter 5: Sports psychology

Chapter 6: Coaching science

Chapter 7: Biomechanics

Chapter 8: Sports analysis

Chapter 9: Study skills

Chapter 10: Work-based learning

Chapter 11: Industrial placement

Chapter 12: Case study



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