Sports Officials and Officiating - Science and Practice

Clare MacMahon, Duncan Mascarenhas, Henning Plessner, Alexandra Pizzera, Raoul Oudejans, Markus Raab

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Sports officials (umpires, referees, judges) play a vital role in every sport, and sports governing bodies, fans, and players now expect officials to maintain higher professional standards than ever before. In this ground-breaking book, a team of leading international sport scientists and top level officials have come together to examine, for the first time, the science and practice of officiating in sport, helping us to better understand the skills, techniques and physical requirements of successful refereeing.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages162
ISBN (Print)978-0415835756
Publication statusPublished - 01.2015