E-books: Sport and Leisure Studies

  • Sport in Europe book cover

    Sport in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Annette Hofmann

    This book presents an overview on sport history research in Europe by giving insights into various topics between Europe´s south and north. Examples are physical activities in the middle ages in Córdoba, bullfighting in Spain, aspects of football in various countries to winter sports in France.…

    eBook – 2019-11-30
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Regional Cultures, Economies, and Creativity: Innovating Through Place in Australia and Beyond book cover

    Regional Cultures, Economies, and Creativity

    Innovating Through Place in Australia and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ariella Van Luyn, Eduardo de la Fuente

    Drawing on Australian and comparative case studies, this volume reconceptualises non-metropolitan creative economies through the ‘qualities of place’. This book examines the agricultural and gastronomic cultures surrounding ‘native’ foods, coastal sculpture festivals, universities and regional…

    eBook – 2019-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Horse Breeds and Human Society: Purity, Identity and the Making of the Modern Horse book cover

    Horse Breeds and Human Society

    Purity, Identity and the Making of the Modern Horse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristen Guest, Monica Mattfeld

    This book demonstrates how horse breeding is entwined with human societies and identities. It explores issues of lineage, purity, and status by exploring interconnections between animals and humans. The quest for purity in equine breed reflects and evolves alongside human subjectivity shaped by…

    eBook – 2019-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • The Nordic Model and Physical Culture book cover

    The Nordic Model and Physical Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mikkel B. Tin, Frode Telseth, Jan Ove Tangen, Richard Giulianotti

    This book examines the relationships between the Nordic social democratic welfare system (‘The Nordic Model’) and physical culture, across the domains of sport, education, and public space. Presenting important new empirical research, it helps us to understand how the paradoxical blend of social…

    eBook – 2019-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Music as Atmosphere: Collective Feelings and Affective Sounds book cover

    Music as Atmosphere

    Collective Feelings and Affective Sounds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Friedlind Riedel, Juha Torvinen

    This book explores the atmospheric dimensions of music and sound. With multidisciplinary insights from music studies, sound studies, philosophy and media studies, chapters investigate music and sound as shared environmental feelings. This book probes into cutting edge conceptual issues at the…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    Ambiances, Atmospheres and Sensory Experiences of Spaces

  • The Use of Video Technologies in Refereeing Football and Other Sports book cover

    The Use of Video Technologies in Refereeing Football and Other Sports

    1st Edition

    Edited by Manuel Armenteros, Anto J. Benitez, Miguel Ángel Betancor

    For a long time, various different lobbying sectors have claimed that the use of video technology is an effective aid in decision-making. Now the IFAB has taken a historic step in the approval of experiments on the use of video to provide support to football refereeing. The Use of Video…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Technology and Engineering

  • Coach Education and Development in Sport: Instructional Strategies book cover

    Coach Education and Development in Sport

    Instructional Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bettina Callary, Brian Gearity

    Global interest in quality sport coaching is at an all-time high, but until now, there hasn’t been a go-to resource to help national governing bodies, sport organizations, or coach educators within universities to structure coach education, learning, and development. Coach Education and Development…

    eBook – 2019-11-22
    Routledge

  • Online Research Methods in Sport Studies book cover

    Online Research Methods in Sport Studies

    1st Edition

    By Jamie Cleland, Kevin Dixon, Daniel Kilvington

    The internet and digital technologies have transformed sport and the way that we research sport, opening up new ways to analyse sport organisations, fan communities, networks, athletes, the media, and other key stakeholders in the field. This engaging and innovative book offers a complete…

    eBook – 2019-11-21
    Routledge

  • Sports Coaching: A Theoretical and Practical Guide book cover

    Sports Coaching

    A Theoretical and Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ed Cope, Mark Partington

    The application of the theoretical underpinnings of coaching to practice is a central concern in sport. How should academic research seek to inform applied practice, and how should practising coaches integrate research into their professional activities? Sports Coaching: A Theoretical and Practical…

    eBook – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • Intercollegiate Athletics, Inc.: How Big-Time College Sports Cheat Students, Taxpayers, and Academics book cover

    Intercollegiate Athletics, Inc.

    How Big-Time College Sports Cheat Students, Taxpayers, and Academics, 1st Edition

    By James T. Bennett

    Intercollegiate Athletics, Inc. examines the corrupting influence and damaging financial effects of big-time intercollegiate athletics, especially football and to a lesser extent basketball, on American higher education. Including historical and contemporary perspectives, the book traces the growth…

    eBook – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • Olympic Stadia: Theatres of Dreams book cover

    Olympic Stadia

    Theatres of Dreams, 1st Edition

    By Geraint John, Dave Parker

    Olympic Stadia provides a comprehensive account of the development of stadia including but not limited to: developments in running tracks, the introduction of lighting, improvements in spectator viewing standards and the introduction of roofs. Written by a world-renowned expert on sports…

    eBook – 2019-11-19
    Routledge

  • Sociocultural Examinations of Sports Concussions book cover

    Sociocultural Examinations of Sports Concussions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matt Ventresca, Mary G McDonald

    Sport’s "concussion crisis" has been characterized by controversial scientific discoveries, athlete suicides, and high-profile lawsuits involving professional sports leagues, while provoking widespread media coverage, changes to game rules, and debate about the future of many popular sports.…

    eBook – 2019-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

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