E-books: Individual Sports

  • Jackie Robinson: Race, Sports and the American Dream book cover

    Jackie Robinson

    Race, Sports and the American Dream, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Dorinson, Joram Warmund

    With these words, President Clinton contributed to Long Island University's three-day celebration of that momentous event in American history when Robinson became the first African American to play major league baseball. This new book includes presentations from that celebration, especially chosen…

    eBook – 2015-04-29

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Science of Rugby book cover

    The Science of Rugby

    1st Edition

    Edited by Craig Twist, Paul Worsfold

    The Science of Rugby is the only book to examine the scientific principles underpinning the preparation of rugby players for high performance. Drawing on the very latest scientific evidence, and covering both codes (union and league), the book explores every aspect of preparation and performance…

    eBook – 2014-11-20

  • Youth Development in Football: Lessons from the world’s best academies book cover

    Youth Development in Football

    Lessons from the world’s best academies, 1st Edition

    By Mark Nesti, Chris Sulley

    The identification and development of talented young players has become a central concern of football clubs at all levels of the professional game, as well as for national and international governing bodies. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey and assessment of youth development…

    eBook – 2014-11-13

  • 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
    Ethics and Sport

  • Advances in Rugby Coaching: An Holistic Approach book cover

    Advances in Rugby Coaching

    An Holistic Approach, 1st Edition

    By Richard Light, John R. Evans, Stephen Harvey, Rémy Hassanin

    Contemporary sports coaching studies have moved beyond simple biophysical approaches to more complex understandings of coaching as a set of social relationships and processes. This is the first book to examine what that means in the context of one major international sport, rugby union. Drawing on…

    eBook – 2014-09-19

  • France and the 1998 World Cup: The National Impact of a World Sporting Event book cover

    France and the 1998 World Cup

    The National Impact of a World Sporting Event, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hugh Dauncey, Geoff Hare

    The contributions here cover the major socio-economic, political, cultural and sporting dimensions of the 1998 World Cup. It is set within the sporting context of the history and organization of French football and the French tradition of using major sporting events to focus world attention.…

    eBook – 2014-04-08
    Sport in the Global Society

  • FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association): The Men, the Myths and the Money book cover

    FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association)

    The Men, the Myths and the Money, 1st Edition

    By Alan Tomlinson

    Founded in 1904 by representatives of the sporting organisations of six European nations then expanding into the Americas, Asia and Africa FIFA has developed to become one of the most high profile and lucrative businesses in the global consumer and cultural industry.  Recent years however have…

    eBook – 2014-04-03

  • Scoring for Britain: International Football and International Politics, 1900-1939 book cover

    Scoring for Britain

    International Football and International Politics, 1900-1939, 1st Edition

    By Peter J. Beck

    This work studies the links between international football and politics in Britain between 1900 and 1939. It shows how the British government saw sport as an instrument of policy and cultural propaganda.…

    eBook – 2013-11-05
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Athletics Challenges: A Resource Pack for Teaching Athletics book cover

    Athletics Challenges

    A Resource Pack for Teaching Athletics, 2nd Edition

    By Kevin Morgan

    Athletics Challenges is a practical resource file designed to ensure that all students have a positive learning experience in track and field athletics. It provides a wide range of activities and teaching approaches to enable teachers and coaches to promote a climate of inclusion, enjoyment and…

    eBook – 2013-10-28

  • Hoyles Card Games book cover

    Hoyles Card Games

    1st Edition

    Edited by L. Dawson

    First published in 1979. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2013-10-28

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