E-books: Football

  • The Psychology of Soccer: More Than Just a Game book cover

    The Psychology of Soccer

    More Than Just a Game, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Dixon, Jamie B Barker, Richard Thelwell, Ian Mitchell

    Sports psychology; exploring the effects of psychological interventions on important performance-related outcomes, has become ever more popular and prevalent within elite level soccer clubs in the past decade as teams look to gain psychological as well as physiological advantages over their…

    eBook – 2020-03-19
    Routledge

  • Team Sports Training: The Complexity Model book cover

    Team Sports Training

    The Complexity Model, 1st Edition

    By Javier Mallo

    Team Sports Training: The Complexity Model presents a novel approach to team sports training, examining football (soccer), rugby, field hockey, basketball, handball and futsal through the paradigm of complexity. Under a traditional prism, these sports have been analyzed using a deterministic…

    eBook – 2020-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Collective Bargaining in Professional Sports: Player Salaries, Free Agency, Team Ownership, League Organizational Structures and the Power of Commissioners book cover

    Collective Bargaining in Professional Sports

    Player Salaries, Free Agency, Team Ownership, League Organizational Structures and the Power of Commissioners, 1st Edition

    By Scott Bukstein

    Collective Bargaining in Professional Sports provides a timely and practical overview of the impact and importance of the collective bargaining process in the business of professional sports in the United States. Focusing on the contemporary history of collective bargaining in the National…

    eBook – 2020-02-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • The Development of Women's Soccer: Legacies, Participation, and Popularity in Germany book cover

    The Development of Women's Soccer

    Legacies, Participation, and Popularity in Germany, 1st Edition

    By Henk Erik Meier

    While women’s soccer has risen in popularity around the world, research reveals persistent gender discrimination and marginalization of girls and women in the sport. Applying policy feedback theory and econometric analysis, this volume explores the lasting impact of different regimes of gender…

    eBook – 2020-02-10
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Sport book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Global Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Nauright, Sarah Zipp

    The story of global sport is the story of expansion from local development to globalized industry, from recreational to marketized activity. Alongside that, each sport has its own distinctive history, sub-cultures, practices and structures. This ambitious new volume offers state-of-the-art…

    eBook – 2020-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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

  • 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

  • Elite Soccer Players: Maximizing Performance and Safety book cover

    Elite Soccer Players

    Maximizing Performance and Safety, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ryan Curtis, Courteney Benjamin, Robert Huggins, Douglas J. Casa

    The sport of soccer has evolved immensely since its beginning around 2,000 years ago and is now considered the most popular sport in the world. The research related to the physical, psychological, and tactical aspects of the game has risen in conjunction with its fame. Elite Soccer Players:…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • The Use of Video Technologies in Refereeing Football and Other Sports book cover

    The Use of Video Technologies in Refereeing Football and Other Sports

    1st Edition

    Edited by Manuel Armenteros, Anto J. Benitez, Miguel Ángel Betancor

    For a long time, various different lobbying sectors have claimed that the use of video technology is an effective aid in decision-making. Now the IFAB has taken a historic step in the approval of experiments on the use of video to provide support to football refereeing. The Use of Video…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Technology and Engineering

  • 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

  • Africa’s Elite Football: Structure, Politics, and Everyday Challenges book cover

    Africa’s Elite Football

    Structure, Politics, and Everyday Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chuka Onwumechili

    This book explores various aspects of intranational elite football in Africa, drawing on the expertise of notable scholars from across the world. Africa’s Elite Football focuses on an area largely ignored by current scholarship on African football, where interest has focused on international…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • New Perspectives on Association Football in Irish History: Going beyond the 'Garrison Game' book cover

    New Perspectives on Association Football in Irish History

    Going beyond the 'Garrison Game', 1st Edition

    Edited by Conor Curran, David Toms

    This book assesses association football’s history and development in Ireland from the late 1870s until the early twenty-first century. It focuses on four key themes—soccer’s early development before and after partition, the post-Emergency years, coaching and developing the game, and supporters and…

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

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