E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Youth Sport, Migration and Culture: Two Football Teams and the Changing Face of Ireland book cover

    Youth Sport, Migration and Culture

    Two Football Teams and the Changing Face of Ireland, 1st Edition

    By Max Mauro

    How do migrant youth negotiate their role in society through sport and leisure practices? How can political theory and qualitative critical research work together to make sense of these processes? These are among the questions that led to a long-term investigation of young males’ sport practices in…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Perspectives on Equality and Social Justice in Sport and Leisure

  • The Literacy of Play and Innovation: Children as Makers book cover

    The Literacy of Play and Innovation

    Children as Makers, 1st Edition

    By Christiane Wood

    The Literacy of Play and Innovation provides a portrait of what innovative education looks like from a literacy perspective. Through an in-depth case study of a "maker" school’s innovative design—in particular, of four early childhood educator’s classrooms—this book demonstrates that children’s…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge

  • Commonwealth Caribbean Sports Law book cover

    Commonwealth Caribbean Sports Law

    1st Edition

    By Jason Haynes, J. Tyrone Marcus

    Sports Law has quickly developed into an accepted area of academic study and practice in the legal profession globally. In Europe and North America, Sports Law has been very much a part of the legal landscape for about four decades, while in more recent times, it has blossomed in other…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Commonwealth Caribbean Law

  • Bicycle Utopias: Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures book cover

    Bicycle Utopias

    Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures, 1st Edition

    By Cosmin Popan

    Bicycle Utopias investigates the future of urban mobilities and post-car societies, arguing that the bicycle can become the nexus around which most human movement will revolve. Drawing on literature on post-car futures (Urry 2007; Dennis and Urry 2009), transition theory (Geels et al. 2012) and…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Social Justice in Globalized Fitness and Health: Bodies Out of Sight book cover

    Social Justice in Globalized Fitness and Health

    Bodies Out of Sight, 1st Edition

    By Laura Azzarito

    In today’s neoliberal times, thinking about fitness and health is dominated by the media’s narratives of "fit bodies," which are presented and circulated in society as "valued bodies." Outside that mainstream view, however, there are many people labeled "bodies-at-risk": those who deviate from…

    eBook – 2019-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Mental Health and Well-being Interventions in Sport: Research, Theory and Practice book cover

    Mental Health and Well-being Interventions in Sport

    Research, Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gavin Breslin, Gerard Leavey

    Mental health within elite sport has traditionally been ignored, but recent research has shown that competitive sport can at times seriously undermine mental health and that athletes are exposed to specific stressors that hinder their mental health optimisation. Mental Health and Well-being…

    eBook – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Improving Your NCAA® Bracket with Statistics book cover

    Improving Your NCAA® Bracket with Statistics

    1st Edition

    By Tom Adams

    Twenty-four million people wager nearly $3 billion on college basketball pools each year, but few are aware that winning strategies have been developed by researchers at Harvard, Yale, and other universities over the past two decades. Bad advice from media sources and even our own psychological…

    eBook – 2019-01-14
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    ASA-CRC Series on Statistical Reasoning in Science and Society

  • Reflexivity: Theory, Method, and Practice book cover

    Reflexivity

    Theory, Method, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Karen Lumsden

    Reflexivity is valuable in social research because it draws attention to the researcher as part of the world being studied and reminds us that the individuals involved in our research are subjects, not objects. By being reflexive we acknowledge that we cannot be separated from our biographies. This…

    eBook – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Equine Cultures in Transition: Ethical Questions book cover

    Equine Cultures in Transition

    Ethical Questions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonna Bornemark, Petra Andersson, Ulla Ekström von Essen

    Societal views on animals are rapidly changing and have become more diversified: can we use them for our own pleasure, and how should we understand animal agency? These questions, asked both in theoretical discourses and different practices, are also relevant for our understanding of horses and the…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics: Second Edition book cover

    Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics

    Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By Paul Grimshaw, Michael Cole, Adrian Burden, Neil Fowler

    This is the clearest and most straightforward biomechanics textbook currently available. By breaking down the challenging subject of sport and exercise biomechanics into short thematic sections, it enables students to grasp each topic quickly and easily, and provides lecturers with a flexible…

    eBook – 2019-01-08
    Garland Science

  • The Theory of Gymnastics book cover

    The Theory of Gymnastics

    1st Edition

    By J. Lindhard

    First published in 1939, this volume translated into English the Danish work ‘Den Specielle Gymnastrikteon’. Its author, Professor Lindhard, noted the still-young field of theoretical gymnastics in comparison to its physical counterpart, with the only prior major work being that of Ling from 1800.…

    eBook – 2018-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Britain in Europe: Prospects for Change book cover

    Britain in Europe

    Prospects for Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Milfull

    First published in 1999, this text addresses the question of Britain's role in Europe from a range of disciplinary perspectives including history, politics, sociology and cultural studies.…

    eBook – 2018-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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