E-books: Sports Development

  • The Concussion Crisis in Sport book cover

    The Concussion Crisis in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Dominic Malcolm

    Concussion has become one of the most significant issues in contemporary sport. The life-changing impact of head injury and the possible threat that chronic traumatic encephalopathy poses to children and young athletes in particular is calling into question the long-term future of some of our most…

    eBook – 2019-07-23
    Routledge

  • Sports Nutrition for Paralympic Athletes, Second Edition book cover

    Sports Nutrition for Paralympic Athletes, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Broad

    Sports participation opportunities for individuals with impairments are increasing. Whether an athlete is beginning a sport or competing on the world stage for a podium finish, nutrition is recognized as being integral to optimizing their health, training capacity, and performance. Some athletes…

    eBook – 2019-04-15
    CRC Press

  • Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs and Substances: Issues, Influences and Impacts book cover

    Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs and Substances

    Issues, Influences and Impacts, 1st Edition

    By Aaron Smith, Bob Stewart, Kate Westberg, Constantino Stavros

    In the pursuit of more muscle, enhanced strength, sustained endurance and idealised physiques, an increasing number of elite athletes, recreational sport enthusiasts and body-conscious gym-users are turning to performance and image enhancing drugs and substances (PIEDS). In many instances, such use…

    eBook – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • The Anti-Doping Crisis in Sport: Causes, Consequences, Solutions book cover

    The Anti-Doping Crisis in Sport

    Causes, Consequences, Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Paul Dimeo, Verner Møller

    The sense of crisis that pervades global sport suggests that the war on doping is still very far from being won. In this critical and provocative study of anti-doping regimes in global sport, Paul Dimeo and Verner Møller argue that the current system is at a critical historical juncture. Reviewing…

    eBook – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • The Sports Playbook: Building Teams that Outperform, Year after Year book cover

    The Sports Playbook

    Building Teams that Outperform, Year after Year, 1st Edition

    By Joshua A. Gordon, Gary T. Furlong, Ken Pendleton

    Why do so many sports teams have losing records, year after year? Why do others win big, but only every 20 or 30 years? And why is it that so few teams enjoy sustained, continual success? This book gives the answer. Providing a blueprint or "playbook" for success in sports at every level, it lays…

    eBook – 2018-03-15
    Routledge

  • Sport Psychology for Young Athletes book cover

    Sport Psychology for Young Athletes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Camilla J. Knight, Chris G. Harwood, Daniel Gould

    Understanding and applying psychology within youth sport settings is key to maximising young athletes’ enjoyment, wellbeing, and sporting performance. Written by a team of leading international researcher-practitioners, this book is the first to offer an evidence-based introduction to the theory…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Talent Development: A Practitioner Guide book cover

    Talent Development

    A Practitioner Guide, 1st Edition

    By Dave Collins, Aine MacNamara

    The process of talent development (TD) is essential to success in any sport. Drawing on the latest evidence and a considerable experience base, this book dispels myths about talent development and offers practical advice on the TD pathway from pre-school to elite level. Aimed at practitioners and…

    eBook – 2017-08-29
    Routledge

  • Sports Innovation Management book cover

    Sports Innovation Management

    1st Edition

    By Vanessa Ratten

    This book introduces readers to emerging issues of sport innovation. The book focuses on the role of innovation in the sports context and how we can leverage opportunities that arise from networks and optimize resources by identifying where they are most effective. It helps to identify the…

    eBook – 2017-08-23
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity in Diverse Populations: Evidence and Practice book cover

    Physical Activity in Diverse Populations

    Evidence and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Bopp

    The health benefits associated with regular physical activity are now widely recognized. This book examines how social determinants such as race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation and disability can impact on physical activity and its associated health outcomes. It explores the…

    eBook – 2017-07-14
    Routledge

  • Case Studies in Coaching: Dilemmas and Ethics in Competitive School Sports book cover

    Case Studies in Coaching

    Dilemmas and Ethics in Competitive School Sports, 1st Edition

    By Timothy M Baghurst

    The nearly two dozen case studies in this timely book will help future and current coaches of school sports develop successful strategies to avoid or overcome challenges and become more aware of the need to remain professional and consider the implications of their actions. Based on real-life…

    eBook – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • Case Studies in Physical Education: Real World Preparation for Teaching book cover

    Case Studies in Physical Education

    Real World Preparation for Teaching, 1st Edition

    By Sandra A Stroot

    Case Studies in Physical Education, Revised Edition, applies the case study method to the field of physical education, where it is an effective means for future teachers to explore challenging scenarios that they are likely to encounter in their careers. These engaging, reader-friendly case studies…

    eBook – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • Critical Issues in Global Sport Management book cover

    Critical Issues in Global Sport Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nico Schulenkorf, Stephen Frawley

    The social, cultural and economic significance of sport has never been more evident than it is today. Adopting a critical management perspective, this book examines the most important themes and challenges in global sport management. From match-fixing, doping, bribery and corruption to corporate…

    eBook – 2016-10-04
    Routledge

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