E-books: Individual Sports

  • Football Culture: Local Conflicts, Global Visions book cover

    Football Culture

    Local Conflicts, Global Visions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerry Finn, Richard Giulianotti

    These essays provide a critical investigation of football cultures, examining local and national impacts of the game's new millennial order over five continents.…

    eBook – 2013-01-11
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • 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

  • Minor League Baseball: Community Building Through Hometown Sports book cover

    Minor League Baseball

    Community Building Through Hometown Sports, 1st Edition

    By Frank Hoffmann, Rebecca S Kraus, Martin J Manning

    Examine the big-league benefits of minor league baseball!The Minor League Baseball: Community Building Through Hometown Sports examines the role played by minor league baseball in hundreds of cities and towns across the United States. Written from the unique perspective of a sociologist who also…

    eBook – 2012-10-12
    Routledge

  • Encyclopedia of British Horse Racing book cover

    Encyclopedia of British Horse Racing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dr Joyce Kay, Professor Wray Vamplew

    The Encyclopedia of British Horse Racing offers an innovative approach to one of Britain's oldest sports. While it considers the traditional themes of gambling and breeding, and contains biographies of human personalities and equine stars, it also devotes significant space to neglected areas.…

    eBook – 2012-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Sports Reference Series

  • Roger Bannister and the Four-Minute Mile: Sports Myth and Sports History book cover

    Roger Bannister and the Four-Minute Mile

    Sports Myth and Sports History, 1st Edition

    By John Bale

    Roger Bannister was the first person to run the mile in under four minutes. Fifty years on, his status, not just as a champion athlete but also as a true British hero, a gentleman and an amateur from a 'golden era' in sport, retains its unblemished appeal. Until now there has been little criticism…

    eBook – 2012-09-10
    Routledge

  • Race, Racism and Sports Journalism book cover

    Race, Racism and Sports Journalism

    1st Edition

    By Neil Farrington, Daniel Kilvington, John Price, Amir Saeed

    Beginning with a theoretical discussion of race, sport and media, this book critically examines issues of race, racism and sports journalism and offers practical advice on sports reporting, including a discussion of guidelines for ethical journalism. In a series of case studies, representations of…

    eBook – 2012-05-23
    Routledge

  • Training for Sports Speed and Agility: An Evidence-Based Approach book cover

    Training for Sports Speed and Agility

    An Evidence-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    By Paul Gamble

    Speed and agility are central to success in a wide range of sports. Training for Sports Speed and Agility is the first evidence-based study of all those aspects of athletic preparation that contribute to the expression of speed and agility during competition. Drawing on the very latest scientific…

    eBook – 2011-09-12
    Routledge

  • Developing Physical Health and Well-being through Gymnastics (7-11): A Session-by-Session Approach book cover

    Developing Physical Health and Well-being through Gymnastics (7-11)

    A Session-by-Session Approach, 3rd Edition

    By Maggie Carroll, Jackie Hannay

    How can you make gymnastics challenging, lively and inclusive? How can you improve the health, fitness and well-being of all your children? How can you ensure progression over time? This practical and easy-to-use teacher’s guide is the brand new edition of the popular workbook Gymnastics 7-11. It…

    eBook – 2011-07-14
    Routledge

  • Developing Physical Health and Well-Being through Gymnastic Activity (5-7): A Session-by-Session Approach book cover

    Developing Physical Health and Well-Being through Gymnastic Activity (5-7)

    A Session-by-Session Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Maggie Carroll, Jackie Hannay

    How can you make gymnastics activity fun, lively and inclusive? How can you improve the health and well-being of all your children? How can you ensure progression over time? This practical and easy-to-use teacher’s guide is the brand new edition of the popular workbook Movement Education leading to…

    eBook – 2010-11-26
    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

  • Managing Football book cover

    Managing Football

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Chadwick, Sean Hamil

    Managing Football is the first book to directly respond to the rapid managerial, commercial and global development of the sport and offers a thorough analysis of how the football industry can meet the challenges that flow from these developments. Expertly edited by two well known specialists in…

    eBook – 2010-07-15
    Routledge

  • Psychology in Football: Working with Elite and Professional Players book cover

    Psychology in Football

    Working with Elite and Professional Players, 1st Edition

    By Mark Nesti

    How can the skills of the sport psychologist be put to best use within a football club? How can a sport psychologist help elite footballers perform at their maximum level? In this groundbreaking guide to the role of the sport psychologist within elite and professional football, leading sport…

    eBook – 2010-06-17
    Routledge

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