E-books: Research Methods

  • 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

  • Research Methodology for Social Sciences book cover

    Research Methodology for Social Sciences

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rajat Acharyya, Nandan Bhattacharya

    Research Methodology for Social Sciences provides guidelines for designing and conducting evidence-based research in social sciences and interdisciplinary studies using both qualitative and quantitative data. Blending the particularity of different sub-disciplines and interdisciplinary nature of…

    eBook – 2019-11-01
    Routledge India
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science Research

  • The Meeting of Aesthetics and Ethics in the Academy: Challenges for Creative Practice Researchers in Higher Education book cover

    The Meeting of Aesthetics and Ethics in the Academy

    Challenges for Creative Practice Researchers in Higher Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate MacNeill, Barbara Bolt

    The Meeting of Aesthetics and Ethics in the Academy provides a deep understanding of the nuances of ethics in the creative environment and contributes to the critical exploration of the nature of research ethics in higher education. Written by world-renown academics with a wealth of experience in…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

  • Research Methods in Outdoor Studies book cover

    Research Methods in Outdoor Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Humberstone, Heather Prince

    Over the last two decades Outdoor Studies has emerged as an innovative and vibrant field of study. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive appraisal of established and cutting-edge research methods as applied to Outdoor Studies. Covering qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods, the book…

    eBook – 2019-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Outdoor Studies

  • Physical Activity Assessment: A Lifecourse Approach book cover

    Physical Activity Assessment

    A Lifecourse Approach, 1st Edition

    By Paul Innerd

    Lifecourse research in physical activity tracks long-term trends in physical activity behaviours and gives an insight into the link between a physically active lifestyle and later-life health outcomes. However, the complexity of physical activity behaviours, and the analytical issues posed by…

    eBook – 2019-07-10
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Statistics in Human Performance: Using SPSS and R book cover

    Introduction to Statistics in Human Performance

    Using SPSS and R, 2nd Edition

    By Dale P. Mood, James R. Morrow, Jr., Matthew B. McQueen

    An understanding and working knowledge of the basic principles of statistics are of central importance in understanding the sport and health sciences. Introduction to Statistics in Human Performance: Using SPSS and R provides students facing statistical problems for the first time with an…

    eBook – 2019-07-10
    Routledge

  • Feminist Applied Sport Psychology: From Theory to Practice book cover

    Feminist Applied Sport Psychology

    From Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leeja Carter

    With an emphasis on women and transwomen athletes and exercisers of color, Feminist Applied Sport Psychology: From Theory to Practice introduces the reader to feminist, black feminist, and womanist sport psychology, offering an alternative and powerful approach to working with athletes.  Covering…

    eBook – 2019-07-01
    Routledge

  • Sport Policy and Politics in an Era of Austerity book cover

    Sport Policy and Politics in an Era of Austerity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dan Parnell, Peter Millward, Paul A. Widdop, Neil King, Anthony May

    Austerity is perhaps the major challenge of our times, given the speed at which it arrived and the consequences of its impact upon society. The global financial crash and economic downturn was the catalyst for change and, against a backdrop of advice from experts adverse to Keynesian economics, the…

    eBook – 2019-03-27
    Routledge

  • Recovery and Stress in Sport: A Manual for Testing and Assessment book cover

    Recovery and Stress in Sport

    A Manual for Testing and Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Michael Kellmann, Sarah Kölling

    Balancing training, stress, and recovery is essential for achieving optimal performance. The performance of professional athletes can be severely compromised by overtraining, injuries, prolonged periods of competition, or even life events outside their sporting lives. The current recovery-stress…

    eBook – 2019-03-19
    Routledge

  • Reflexivity: Theory, Method, and Practice book cover

    Reflexivity

    Theory, Method, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Karen Lumsden

    Reflexivity is valuable in social research because it draws attention to the researcher as part of the world being studied and reminds us that the individuals involved in our research are subjects, not objects. By being reflexive we acknowledge that we cannot be separated from our biographies. This…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Social Justice in Globalized Fitness and Health: Bodies Out of Sight book cover

    Social Justice in Globalized Fitness and Health

    Bodies Out of Sight, 1st Edition

    By Laura Azzarito

    In today’s neoliberal times, thinking about fitness and health is dominated by the media’s narratives of "fit bodies," which are presented and circulated in society as "valued bodies." Outside that mainstream view, however, there are many people labeled "bodies-at-risk": those who deviate from…

    eBook – 2019-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Improving Your NCAA® Bracket with Statistics book cover

    Improving Your NCAA® Bracket with Statistics

    1st Edition

    By Tom Adams

    Twenty-four million people wager nearly $3 billion on college basketball pools each year, but few are aware that winning strategies have been developed by researchers at Harvard, Yale, and other universities over the past two decades. Bad advice from media sources and even our own psychological…

    eBook – 2019-01-14
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    ASA-CRC Series on Statistical Reasoning in Science and Society

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