E-books: Adventure and Lifestyle Sports

  • Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching book cover

    Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Light, Stephen Harvey

    Positive Pedagogy is an athlete-centred, inquiry-based approach that transforms the way we understand learning and coaching in sport. This book demonstrates how Positive Pedagogy for sport coaching (PPed) can be successfully employed across a range of sports and levels of performance, while also…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge

  • Behavior and Group Management in Outdoor Adventure Education: Theory, research and practice book cover

    Behavior and Group Management in Outdoor Adventure Education

    Theory, research and practice, 1st Edition

    By Alan Ewert, Curt Davidson

    Outdoor adventure activities are becoming an increasingly popular part of physical education programs. The physical risks of these activities are often foremost in the minds of both instructors and participants, yet it is managing group behavior which can prove to be the most difficult. This is the…

    eBook – 2017-07-14
    Routledge

  • Adventure Sports Coaching book cover

    Adventure Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matt Berry, Jane Lomax, Chris Hodgson

    Coaching adventure sports is part of the core work of many adventure educators but has been largely neglected in the adventure studies literature. This is the first book to link contemporary sports coaching science with adventure sports practice. It examines the unique set of challenges faced by…

    eBook – 2015-03-24
    Routledge

  • Outdoor Action and Adventure Photography book cover

    Outdoor Action and Adventure Photography

    1st Edition

    By Dan Bailey

    The difference between getting the shot and missing the shot comes down to split seconds and how you manage your gear and your technique. In Outdoor Action and Adventure Photography professional adventure sports photographer Dan Bailey shows readers how to react quickly to unfolding scenes and…

    eBook – 2015-02-11
    Routledge

  • Philosophy and the Martial Arts: Engagement book cover

    Philosophy and the Martial Arts

    Engagement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Priest, Damon Young

    This is the first substantial academic book to lay out the philosophical terrain within the study of the martial arts and to explore the significance of this fascinating subject for contemporary philosophy. The book is divided into three sections. The first section concerns what philosophical…

    eBook – 2014-09-19
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • The Cultural Politics of Lifestyle Sports book cover

    The Cultural Politics of Lifestyle Sports

    1st Edition

    By Belinda Wheaton

    This important new study examines the changing place and meaning of lifestyle sports – parkour, surfing, skateboarding, kite-surfing and others – and asks whether they continue to pose a challenge to the dominant meanings and experience of ‘sport’ and physical culture. Drawing on a series of…

    eBook – 2013-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Outdoor Adventure and Social Theory book cover

    Outdoor Adventure and Social Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth C.J. Pike, Simon Beames

    Adventure and outdoor sports - from rock climbing to freestyle kayaking – are a modern social phenomenon that can tell us much about the relationship between sport, culture and contemporary society. In this engaging new introductory text, adventure sports are used to illustrate key concepts in…

    eBook – 2013-04-12
    Routledge

  • Sport and Adventure Tourism book cover

    Sport and Adventure Tourism

    1st Edition

    By Simon Hudson

    Discover the secrets to success in sport-related tourism and adventure travel!This essential handbook of sport-related travel provides an in-depth look at an international industry growing by leaps and bounds. Sport and Adventure Tourism serves as a unique reference resource for sports and tourism…

    eBook – 2012-11-12
    Routledge

  • Key Themes in Youth Sport book cover

    Key Themes in Youth Sport

    1st Edition

    By Ken Green

    Key Themes in Youth Sport is a concise, easy to read guide to core concepts in the study of young people’s relationship with sport, exercise and leisure. Designed to help students get to grips with the basics and go on to master the central ideas and debates in contemporary youth sport, this…

    eBook – 2010-10-04
    Routledge

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Gender in Sport and Physical Activity book cover

    Philosophical Perspectives on Gender in Sport and Physical Activity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Davis, Charlene Weaving

    There are a broad variety of sex and gender resonances in sport, from the clash of traditional ideas of femininity and athleticism represented by female athletes, to the culture of homophobia in mainstream male sport. Despite the many sociological and cultural volumes addressing these subjects,…

    eBook – 2009-09-10
    Routledge

  • Philosophy, Risk and Adventure Sports book cover

    Philosophy, Risk and Adventure Sports

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike J. McNamee

    With interest and participation in extreme and adventure sports growing year on year, the time is ripe for a thoughtful and analytical assessment of this phenomenon from a rigorous philosophical perspective. This collection of essays is the first single-source treatment of adventure sports from an…

    eBook – 2007-06-11
    Routledge

  • Surfing and Social Theory: Experience, Embodiment and Narrative of the Dream Glide book cover

    Surfing and Social Theory

    Experience, Embodiment and Narrative of the Dream Glide, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas J Ford, David Brown

    Surfing has emerged from ancient roots to become a twenty-first century phenomenon – an ‘alternative’ sport, lifestyle and art form with a global profile and ever-increasing numbers of participants. Drawing on popular surf culture, academic literature and the analytical tools of social theory, this…

    eBook – 2005-11-16
    Routledge

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