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We publish books, journals and e-products in Sport and Leisure Studies for students, lecturers, researchers and professionals

On these pages you will find information on the Routledge Sport and Leisure list, including details of our publications across a broad range of sub-disciplines: Individual Sports, Physical Education, Research Methods, Sport and Exercise Science, Sport and Leisure Management, Sport and Leisure Studies, Sports Medicine and Therapy .

You will also find further information on our book series, textbooks for students, links to companion websites for key textbooks, access to our full on-line catalog, and contact information for editorial and marketing matters.

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  1. New For April: Essentials of Performance Analysis in Sport

    Second edition
    By Mike Hughes and Ian Franks

    The latest edition of this comprehensive textbook covers the fundamental theory of match and performance analysis.
    Click here to carry on reading >>>

  2. Sociological Perspectives on Sport

    The Games Outside the Games
    Edited by David Karen, Robert E. Washington

    This book  seeks not only to inform students about the sports world but also to offer them analytical skills and the application of theoretical perspectives that deepen their awareness and understanding of social processes linking sports to the larger social world...
    Click here to carry on reading >>>

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New Titles

  1. Taekwondo

    From a Martial Art to a Martial Sport
    By Udo Moenig

    This new book provides a comprehensive overview of the historical, political, and technical evolution of taekwondo.
    Click here to carry on reading >>>

  2. Routledge Handbook of Sports Event Management

    By Milena M. Parent and Jean-Loup Chappelet

    This new handbook presents key theory, best practice and ethical considerations for management of sports events of every size and scale.
    Click here to carry on reading >>>

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  1. BASES – British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences

    BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK. It was formerly known as BASS – the British Association of Sports Sciences and was founded in September 1984. Routledge has been a supporter of BASES for a number of years by providing book prizes for their conferences and offering discounts on all our sport titles to their members. For more information, please visit their website:

  2. European College of Sport Science

    Founded in 1995 in Nice, France, the European College of Sport Science (ECSS) is a sport scientific society dedicated to the collection, generation and dissemination of scientific knowledge at the European level. Routledge works closely with ECSS to provide their members with reviews of new books, discounts on book purchases and promote the ECSS Annual Congress.

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Research & Reference

  1. NEW CATALOG -  Sport, Exercise and Leisure - New in Paperback

    Are you looking for new, affordable paperback versions of key classic texts for your students? 

    Then look no further, Routledge Sport, Execise and Leisure are showcasing all the new in paperback books publishing this year in one catalog. Just click on this link to view what is on offer.

  2. NEW CATALOG - Sport, Exercise and Leisure Handbooks catalog

    We are pleased to present our latest catalog showcasing our full range of sport, exercise and leisure handbooks. Covering a wide range of key areas you will hopefully find whatever you need to further your own studies, your professional interests or as key reference material for your students.. View the catalog online here

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General Interest

  1. Drugs in Sport: Is doping an ethical and media issue that is causing a moral panic?

    Watch a recording of the live Webinar from 4th June 2015

    Listen to some of the key authors in the field discussing this controversial issue. 

  2. Steve Redhead launches new YouTube Channel

    Routledge author Steve Redhead has a new YouTube channel where you can find fascinating insights into his work. Click here to check out his recent videos on football and culture.

    To find out more about Steve's upcoming book Football and Accelerated Culture simply click here.

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Companion Websites

Many of our key textbooks and course books have companion websites that provide additional resources to educators and students such as; information, downloads, tools and supplemental materials for the books they accompany.
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    Sport, Exercise and Leisure 2015

    New Titles and Key Backlist 2015

    Online Catalog

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