E-books: Track and Field Athletics

  • 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

  • The Social Impact of Sport: Cross-Cultural Perspectives book cover

    The Social Impact of Sport

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ramón Spaaij

    This book critically examines the ways in which sports contribute to, or inhibit, social well-being, the directions these changes take and the conditions necessary for sport to have beneficial outcomes. The themes addressed in the book demonstrate the diversity and versatility of the social impacts…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • 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

  • The Constraints-Led Approach: Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design book cover

    The Constraints-Led Approach

    Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design, 1st Edition

    By Ian Renshaw, Keith Davids, Daniel Newcombe, Will Roberts

    For the last 25 years, a constraints-based framework has helped to inform the way that many sport scientists seek to understand performance, learning design and the development of expertise and talent in sport. The Constraints-Led Approach: Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design…

    eBook – 2019-02-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Constraints-Based Methodologies in Sport

  • A Social and Cultural History of Sport in Ireland book cover

    A Social and Cultural History of Sport in Ireland

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Hassan, Richard McElligott

    Sport has played a central role in modern Ireland’s history. Perhaps nowhere else has sport so infused the political, social and cultural development and identity of a nation. During this so-called ‘Decade of Centenaries’ in Ireland (2014 to 2024) recently there has been an exponential growth in…

    eBook – 2018-02-02
    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

  • Doping in Elite Sports: Voices of French Sportspeople and Their Doctors, 1950-2010 book cover

    Doping in Elite Sports

    Voices of French Sportspeople and Their Doctors, 1950-2010, 1st Edition

    By Christophe Brissonneau, Jeffrey Montez de Oca

    Drawing on rich empirical material from elite French sport, this book offers a detailed history of how the concept of doping evolved from the twentieth to the twenty-first century. The first study to span the period from 1950 to 2010, it sheds new light on the extraordinary world of elite sport in…

    eBook – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Sport and Revolutionaries: Reclaiming the Historical Role of Sport in Social and Political Activism book cover

    Sport and Revolutionaries

    Reclaiming the Historical Role of Sport in Social and Political Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Nauright, David K Wiggins

    This collection examines the role of sport in the lives of key revolutionary thinkers and leftist activists. In contrast to those who take a more romantic view of sport and believe in its apolitical nature, the eight essays help make clear how sport has served as a site for political activism and…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • 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

  • Women’s Sport in Africa book cover

    Women’s Sport in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Bale, Michelle Sikes

    In recent decades Africa has emerged as a sporting giant. The African sporting phenomenon has been addressed in the popular press and it has also attracted scholarly interest; however, this interest is almost entirely focussed on men. Yet women’s participation in recreational and elite sport is…

    eBook – 2016-04-14
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • A Global History of Doping in Sport: Drugs, Policy, and Politics book cover

    A Global History of Doping in Sport

    Drugs, Policy, and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Gleaves, Thomas Hunt

    From turn-of-the-century horseracing to the monolithic anti-doping attitudes now supported by sporting organizations, the development of anti-doping ideology has spread throughout modern sport. Yet heretofore few historians have explored the many ways that international sport has responded to…

    eBook – 2016-03-22
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Gender Testing in Sport: Ethics, cases and controversies book cover

    Gender Testing in Sport

    Ethics, cases and controversies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandy Montanola, Aurélie Olivesi

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was temporarily withdrawn from international competition. The way that this controversy unfolded represents a rich and multi-layered example of the…

    eBook – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

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