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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. Sports Journalism

    A Multimedia Primer, 2nd Edition
    By Rob Steen

    This comprehensive guide to the purpose, principles and practice of this unique profession is the only book to explore the fundamentals of sports reporting across every media platform.

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  2. Sport Culture and Society

    An Introduction, second edition, 2nd Edition
    By Grant Jarvie

    This second edition will be a must-read for anyone interested in the study of sport and society in an increasingly globalized world.

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New Titles

  1. Anti-doping: Policy and Governance - Now Available in Paperback

    Anti-doping: Policy and Governance
    By Barrie Houlihan and Mike McNamee

    First published as a special issue of the International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, this book explores a range of philosophical and practical issues related to contemporary anti-doping policy.

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  2. Youth development in football

    Lessons from the world’s best academies
    By Mark Nesti and Chris Sulley

    This is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey and assessment of youth development programmes in football around the world, to highlight best practice, and to offer clear recommendations for improvement.

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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. Recommended by CHOICE Reviews - Rethinking Drug Use in Sport

    "The text is well written, and the authors' position is well developed and supported. The book will be useful for a wide range of behavioral health students and professionals. Summing Up: Recommended," -G. A. Blevins, Governors State University, CHOICE Reviews, January 2015

    Click here to order your copy today!

    Click here to see which other books CHOICE Reviews recommends

  2. 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.
     

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General Interest

  1. Have you seen all of our running titles?

    We are delighted to present in one easy to find location our books on running.

    Simply click here to browse our full list.

  2. Did you see these Author Interviews in 2014?

    Happy New Year!

    We hope you got the chance to watch or read these interviews in 2014, but in case you didn’t we’ve put them all in one place to make them easily accessible.

    Click here to carry on reading.
     

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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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