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The Science of Gymnastics provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the fundamental physiological, biomechanical and scientific principles underpinning this most demanding of sporting disciplines.Drawing on cutting edge scientific research, and with contributions from leading international sport scientists, the book represents an important link between theory and performance. With case studies, data and useful review questions included in every chapter, the book examines every key aspect of gymnastic training and performance, including:Physiological assessmentDiet and nutritionEnergeticsStrength and conditioningGrowth and developmentAnthropometric and biomechanical modelsKinetics and kinematicsStress, anxiety and copingMotivation and goal settingThe psychology of learning and performanceA concluding section breaks down a series of core gymnastic techniques and movements into their fundamental scientific components, helping the student to better understand how sport science relates to sporting performance. The Science of Gymnastics is essential reading for all students, researchers and coaches with an interest in gymnastics or applied sport science.