E-books: Racket sports

  • Social Activism in Women’s Tennis: Generations of Politics and Cultural Change book cover

    Social Activism in Women’s Tennis

    Generations of Politics and Cultural Change, 1st Edition

    By Kristi Tredway

    Analyzing the key players and political moments in women’s professional tennis since 1968, this book explores the historical lineage of social activism within women’s tennis and the issues, expressions, risks, and effects associated with each cohort of players. Drawing on original qualitative…

    eBook – 2019-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Routledge Handbook of Tennis: History, Culture and Politics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Tennis

    History, Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert J. Lake

    Tennis is one of the world’s most popular sports, as levels of participation and spectatorship demonstrate.  Moreover, tennis has always been one of the world’s most significant sports, expressing crucial fractures of social class, gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity - both on and off court.…

    eBook – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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

  • Routledge Handbook of Strength and Conditioning: Sport-specific Programming for High Performance book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Strength and Conditioning

    Sport-specific Programming for High Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Turner

    Drawing on the latest scientific research, this handbook introduces the essentials of sport-specific strength and conditioning programme design for over 30 different sports. Enhanced by extensive illustrations and contributions from more than 70 world-leading experts, its chapters present…

    eBook – 2018-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Sport and Exercise book cover

    Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Sport and Exercise

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Turner, Richard Bennett

    Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) is one of the most widely used counselling approaches in the world and is one of the original forms of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Sport and Exercise is the first and only book to date to examine the use of REBT in…

    eBook – 2017-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Psychology of Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity

  • Skills, Drills & Strategies for Tennis book cover

    Skills, Drills & Strategies for Tennis

    1st Edition

    By Jack Rutherford

    This book is part of the Teach, Coach, Play series, emphasizing a systematic learning approach to sports and activities. Both visual and verbal information are presented so that readers can easily understand the material and improve performance. Built-in learning aids help readers master each skill…

    eBook – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • Skills, Drills & Strategies for Badminton book cover

    Skills, Drills & Strategies for Badminton

    1st Edition

    By Don Paup

    This book is part of the Teach, Coach, Play series, emphasizing a systematic learning approach to sports and activities. Both visual and verbal information are presented so that readers can easily understand the material and improve performance. Built-in learning aids help readers master each skill…

    eBook – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • Skills, Drills & Strategies for Racquetball book cover

    Skills, Drills & Strategies for Racquetball

    1st Edition

    By David Walker

    This book is part of the Teach, Coach, Play series, emphasizing a systematic learning approach to sports and activities. Both visual and verbal information are presented so that readers can easily understand the material and improve performance. Built-in learning aids help readers master each skill…

    eBook – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Race and Politics

  • Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance book cover

    Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Jeffreys, Jeremy Moody

    An effective strength and conditioning program is an essential component of the preparation of any athlete or sportsperson. Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance is a comprehensive and authoritative introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning, providing students,…

    eBook – 2016-04-28
    Routledge

  • The Biomechanics of Batting, Swinging, and Hitting book cover

    The Biomechanics of Batting, Swinging, and Hitting

    1st Edition

    Edited by Glenn Fleisig, Young-Hoo Kwon

    In the movie Bull Durham, frustrated manager Joe Riggins stresses to his team, "This is a simple game. You throw the ball. You hit the ball. You catch the ball." This simplification works well for biomechanists too, as sports can be broken down into specific physical tasks like throwing, hitting,…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • A Social History of Tennis in Britain book cover

    A Social History of Tennis in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Robert J. Lake

    Winner of the Lord Aberdare Literary Prize 2015- from the British Society for Sports History. From its advent in the mid-late nineteenth century as a garden-party pastime to its development into a highly commercialised and professionalised high-performance sport, the history of tennis in Britain…

    eBook – 2014-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • Science and Racket Sports I book cover

    Science and Racket Sports I

    1st Edition

    Edited by T. Reilly, M. Hughes, A. Lees

    First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2013-11-05
    Taylor & Francis

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