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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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Textbooks

  1. Rethinking Sports Sponsor Misidentifications

    T. Bettina Cornwell author of Sponsorship in Marketing: Effective Communication through Sports, Arts and Events has an interesting article published in September 2014 issue of Marketing News (from the American Marketing Association).

    The article entitled “Rethinking Sports Sponsor Misidentifications” explores the phenomena of brands gaining false recognition as the sponsors of major sporting events. Read more below.
     

  2. An Introduction to Performance Analysis of Sport

    By Peter O'Donoghue

    Introduces the basics of quantitative and qualitative performance analysis, this book reviews the different types of data and information that performance analysis can generate, and explains how to test for reliability. Click here to read more.

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New Titles

  1. The Social Organization of Sports Medicine

    NOW AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK

    The Social Organization of Sports Medicine
    Critical Socio-Cultural Perspectives

    By Dominic Malcolm and Parissa Safai

    The first book-length overview of the social scientific study of sports medicine is now available as a paperback. Click here to read more.

  2. Women’s Sport in Africa

    By Michelle Sikes and John Bale

    Originally published as a special issue of Sport in Society, this path-breaking collection of essays provides an introduction to women’s participation in African sports.

    Click here
    to read more.

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Partnerships

  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: www.bases.org.uk/Home
     

  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. Out this month - Philosophy of Sport

    This new four-volume Major Work collection from Routledge includes a new introduction by the editors and fully indexed, this ‘mini-library’ of the very best and most influential writings on the philosophy of sport is destined to be valued by researchers and students as an essential work of reference. Read more ....

    Why not recommend to your Librarian today!

    To view all the Major Work collection in the Critical Concepts of Sports Studies Series click here.
     

  2. What’s New in the Routledge Research in Sport Culture and Society Series?

    There are three new books publishing in the Routledge Research in Sport Culture and Society Series in September.

    For a full list of books available in the series click here.

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General Interest

  1. Showcasing titles by Brett Smith: conference chair of the QRSE conference

    Routledge are excited to be exhibiting at the Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise conference and will showcasing key Routledge titles by conference chair Brett Smith.
    Click here to find out more about the conference and click here to view all of Brett Smiths' titles

     

  2. Free Online Access to Drugs in Sport Titles

    We are currently offering FREE online access to selected chapters of a number of Drugs in Sport titles. Click here to read more.

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