E-books: Sports Development

  • Sport and Protest: Global Perspectives book cover

    Sport and Protest

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cathal Kilcline

    Sporting mega-events habitually spawn protests from local groups discommoded by the building of new infrastructure, environmental lobbies contesting the long-term legacies of such events, and expressions of outrage at the expenditure of public funds on events often restricted to an elite selection…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport Governance book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sport Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Shilbury, Lesley Ferkins

    The Routledge Handbook of Sport Governance is a comprehensive and authoritative survey of the wide range of issues shaping sport governance. It considers the evolution of the sport industry from a largely amateur, volunteer-driven sector into the globalised business that it is today and examines…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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

  • 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

  • Football as Medicine: Prescribing Football for Global Health Promotion book cover

    Football as Medicine

    Prescribing Football for Global Health Promotion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Krustrup, Daniel Parnell

    It is beyond dispute that physical activity is good for us, but what are the benefits, challenges and impacts of sport on health? This is the first book to focus on football in the context of health from individual, public and population-level perspectives. Football as Medicine examines the…

    eBook – 2019-11-22
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • 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

  • Coaching for Sports Performance book cover

    Coaching for Sports Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy Baghurst

    Coaching for Sports Performance provides a practical overview of the many disciplines necessary to be an effective coach. Using experts from across the sports science fields, this book teaches readers the core concepts in a practical, easy to understand style, separated into four sections. Part I…

    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

  • The Sports Development of Hong Kong and Macau: New Challenges after the Handovers book cover

    The Sports Development of Hong Kong and Macau

    New Challenges after the Handovers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Bridges, Marcus P. Chu

    China’s sports history and its contemporary role in the global sporting community have become well-known, but the sporting history and development of China’s two Special Administrative Regions – Hong Kong and Macau – have not received the coverage they deserve either in their historical…

    eBook – 2019-10-23
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Social Entrepreneurship in Sport: How Sport Can Deliver Social Well-being book cover

    Social Entrepreneurship in Sport

    How Sport Can Deliver Social Well-being, 1st Edition

    By Vanessa Ratten

    The social role of sport enterprises is being increasingly recognized at both local and global levels. Sport has the ability to influence community cohesion, physical and mental health, social inclusivity, and provides positive role models across society. More businesses in sport are incorporating…

    eBook – 2019-10-18
    Routledge

  • African Footballers in Europe: Migration, Community, and Give Back Behaviours book cover

    African Footballers in Europe

    Migration, Community, and Give Back Behaviours, 1st Edition

    By Ernest Yeboah Acheampong, Malek Bouhaouala, Michel Raspaud

    African Footballers in Europe traces the social and economic evolution of African football and examines the strategies and resources that players mobilise in their migrations, with a particular focus on ‘Give Back Behaviours’ (how players contribute to their countries or communities of origin). It…

    eBook – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

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