E-books: Sports Development

  • Strategic Management in Sport book cover

    Strategic Management in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Danny O'Brien, Milena M. Parent, Lesley Ferkins, Lisa Gowthorp

    What role can strategic thinking play in contemporary sport management? It can be the difference between leading or languishing – it’s that important! Covering sport at all levels, from community-based sport to elite sport, this is the first textbook to focus on strategic management in a sport…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge

  • Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations: A Multilevel Perspective book cover

    Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations

    A Multilevel Perspective, 4th Edition

    By George B. Cunningham

    Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations: A Multilevel Perspective is a comprehensive introduction to the ways in which people differ—including race, gender, age, mental and physical ability, appearance, religion, sexual orientation, and social class—and the importance of these…

    eBook – 2019-01-30
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity: A Multi-disciplinary Introduction book cover

    Physical Activity

    A Multi-disciplinary Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Draper, Gareth Stratton

    Physical activity and its relationship to health is one of the great issues of our age. The causes of, and solutions to, physical inactivity are complex and multi-dimensional, and therefore the subject needs to be studied and understood from a variety of perspectives. This is the first textbook to…

    eBook – 2018-10-29
    Routledge

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

    Sport Development in Action

    Plan, Programme and Practice, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • Managing Sport Business: An Introduction book cover

    Managing Sport Business

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    Edited by David Hassan

    Contemporary sport is both a sophisticated and complex international business and a mass participatory practice run largely by volunteers and community organisations. Now in a fully revised and expanded second edition, this authoritative and comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations book cover

    Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations

    4th Edition

    By Mary A. Hums, Joanne C. MacLean

    Now in a fully updated new edition, this textbook introduces readers to the power and politics of sport organizations. It explores the managerial activities essential to good governance and policy development, and looks at the structure and functions of individual organizations within the larger…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    Routledge

  • Drugs in Sport book cover

    Drugs in Sport

    7th Edition

    Edited by David R Mottram, David R. Mottram, Neil Chester

    Drugs in Sport is the most comprehensive and accurate text on the emotive, complex and critical subject of doping and illegal performance enhancement in sport. Thoroughly updated in light of the latest World Anti-Doping Code and taking into account the latest regulations, methods and landmark cases…

    eBook – 2018-02-13
    Routledge

  • Managing and Developing Community Sport book cover

    Managing and Developing Community Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Wilson, Chris Platts

    Can sport and physical activity (PA) be used to improve the communities we live in? How do community groups manage facilities that provide sport and PA? How can managers ensure the services they deliver meet the needs of their community? What role should community sport schemes play in society?…

    eBook – 2018-02-07
    Routledge

  • Sport, Theory and Social Problems: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Sport, Theory and Social Problems

    A Critical Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Eric Anderson, Adam White

    In a revised, updated, and considerably expanded new edition of Sport, Theory and Social Problems, authors Eric Anderson and Adam White examine how the structure and culture of sport promotes inequality, injury, and complicity to authority at the non-elite levels of play in Anglo-American countries…

    eBook – 2017-07-21
    Routledge

  • Sport, Culture and Society: An introduction book cover

    Sport, Culture and Society

    An introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Grant Jarvie

    What can sport do to produce social change in our world today? It is impossible to fully understand contemporary society and culture without acknowledging the importance of sport. Sport is part of our social and cultural fabric, possessing a commercial power that makes it a potent force in the…

    eBook – 2017-07-20
    Routledge

  • Golf Business and Management: A Global Introduction book cover

    Golf Business and Management

    A Global Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Breitbarth, Sebastian Kaiser-Jovy, Geoff Dickson

    Golf is big business around the world. With high profile series such as the PGA, LPGA and European tours to the re-introduction of golf to the Olympics at Rio 2016, golf occupies a prominent place in the global sport community. This is the first book to introduce the fundamentals of golf business…

    eBook – 2017-07-20
    Routledge

  • Sport Coaching Concepts: A framework for coaching practice book cover

    Sport Coaching Concepts

    A framework for coaching practice, 2nd Edition

    By John Lyle, Chris Cushion

    Coaching is a vital factor for success in sport at all levels. Sport Coaching Concepts offers a comprehensive introduction to the theoretical issues that underpin sport coaching practice. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, it explains why a conceptual approach to sport coaching is more…

    eBook – 2016-11-10
    Routledge

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