Introduction: Sport, Science and Sports Science

  1. Ronald J. Maughan PhD
  1. Ronald J. Maughan PhD

Published Online: 10 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303315.ch

Olympic Textbook of Science in Sport

Olympic Textbook of Science in Sport

How to Cite

Maughan, R. J. (2008) Introduction: Sport, Science and Sports Science, in Olympic Textbook of Science in Sport (ed R. J. Maughan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303315.ch

Editor Information

  1. School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK

Author Information

  1. School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156387

Online ISBN: 9781444303315

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Keywords:

  • sport;
  • science and sports science;
  • understanding mutual interactions between sport and society;
  • sports science support;
  • sport, exercise and health;
  • scientists studying sports;
  • sports scientist and the scientist who studies sport;
  • sports science - meaning different things to different people;
  • core disciplines comprising sports sciences

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Why should scientists study sport?

  • Sports science support

  • Sport, exercise and health

  • References