E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Sport Development in Action: Plan, Programme and Practice book cover

    Sport Development in Action

    Plan, Programme and Practice

    By Alec Astle, Sarah Leberman, Geoff Watson

    This practical textbook explains the sport development process from a practitioner’s viewpoint, showing what actually works, how, and why. Focusing on the development of sport, the book considers the efforts of sport organisations to revitalise their sports at a community level to ensure their…

    eBook – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology book cover

    Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology

    4th Edition

    Edited by Kevin Norton, Roger Eston

    Fully updated, revised and consolidated into one single volume, the fourth edition of Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology offers the best theoretically contextualised, practical resource for instructors and students available. Incorporating substantial sections on kinanthropometry, exercise…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge

  • Whatever Happened to the Leisure Society? book cover

    Whatever Happened to the Leisure Society?

    By A. J. Veal

    The idea of a ‘leisure society’ was in its heyday in the 1960s and 1970s, when it was predicted that the pattern of falling working hours which had been experienced in Western societies in the first half of the twentieth century would continue indefinitely. The leisure society has clearly not been…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Leisure Studies

  • The Science of Basketball book cover

    The Science of Basketball

    Edited by Alexandru Radu

    The Science of Basketball is the only book to examine the scientific principles underpinning preparation and performance in basketball, applied to both individual and team contexts. Drawing on the very latest scientific evidence, and including contributions from leading international coaches and…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge

  • Arts and Cultural Management: Sense and Sensibilities in the State of the Field book cover

    Arts and Cultural Management

    Sense and Sensibilities in the State of the Field

    Edited by Constance DeVereaux

    Arts and Cultural Management: Sense and Sensibilities in the State of the Field opens a conversation that is much needed for anyone identifying arts management or cultural management as primary areas of research, teaching, or practice. In the evolution of any field arises the need for scrutiny,…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

  • Elite Youth Cycling book cover

    Elite Youth Cycling

    Edited by Alfred Nimmerichter

    Elite Youth Cycling showcases the latest cutting-edge research in youth cycling performance. Covering both endurance and sprint cycling events, the book explores the effect of cycling on the maturation of the body from childhood to adolescence, suggests long-term training and nutritional strategies…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Paediatric Sport and Exercise Science

  • Sports and Soft Tissue Injuries: A Guide for Students and Therapists book cover

    Sports and Soft Tissue Injuries

    A Guide for Students and Therapists, 5th Edition

    By Christopher M. Norris

    The fifth edition of the retitled Sports and Soft Tissue Injuries sharpens its focus on the treatment of sports injuries, providing the most complete evidence-based guide for physiotherapists, sports therapists and medical practitioners working with athletes. Opening with chapters that examine the…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge

  • Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Activity Applications: Exercise Science, Physical Education, Coaching, Athletic Training, and Health book cover

    Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Activity Applications

    Exercise Science, Physical Education, Coaching, Athletic Training, and Health, 2nd Edition

    By Phillip A. Bishop

    Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Activity Applications offers the most accessible, student-friendly introduction to the principles and practice of measurement in physical activity available. Fully revised and updated, the second edition provides students with a clear guide to the obstacles to…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge

  • Digital Football Cultures: Fandom, Identities and Resistance book cover

    Digital Football Cultures

    Fandom, Identities and Resistance

    Edited by Stefan Lawrence, Garry Crawford

    As the digital revolution continues apace, emergent technologies and means of communication present new challenges and opportunities for the football industry. This is the first book to bring together key contemporary debates at the intersection of football studies, leisure studies, and digital…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    Advances in Leisure Studies

  • Emotion in Sports: Philosophical Perspectives book cover

    Emotion in Sports

    Philosophical Perspectives

    By Yunus Tuncel

    Emotion is central to human character, infiltrating our physiological functions and our mental constitution. In sport, athletes feel emotion in specific ways, from joy to anger and despair. This is the first book to examine emotion in sport from a philosophical perspective, building on concepts…

    eBook – 2018-08-31
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Reach-to-Grasp Behavior: Brain, Behavior, and Modelling Across the Life Span book cover

    Reach-to-Grasp Behavior

    Brain, Behavior, and Modelling Across the Life Span

    Edited by Daniela Corbetta, Marco Santello

    Reaching for objects in our surroundings is an everyday activity that most humans perform seamlessly a hundred times a day. It is nonetheless a complex behavior that requires the perception of objects’ features, action selection, movement planning, multi-joint coordination, force regulation, and…

    eBook – 2018-08-28
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Developmental Science

  • Sport Fans: The Psychology and Social Impact of Fandom book cover

    Sport Fans

    The Psychology and Social Impact of Fandom, 2nd Edition

    By Daniel L. Wann, Jeffrey D. James

    Sports, and the fans that follow them, are everywhere. Sport Fans: The Psychology and Social Impact of Fandom examines the affective, behavioral, and cognitive reactions of fans to better comprehend how sport impacts individual fans and society as a whole. Using up-to-date research and theory from…

    eBook – 2018-08-16
    Routledge

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