E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Effective Coaching in Strength and Conditioning: Pathways to Superior Performance book cover

    Effective Coaching in Strength and Conditioning

    Pathways to Superior Performance, 1st Edition

    By Ian Jeffreys

    This book takes a radically different approach to the challenge of coaching in strength and conditioning. In doing so, it addresses many of the paradoxes of strength and conditioning, providing new perspectives that shed light on to the many questions that challenge coaches. Rather than focusing…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Exercise: Integrating Theory and Practice book cover

    The Psychology of Exercise

    Integrating Theory and Practice, 5th Edition

    By Curt L. Lox, Kathleen A. Martin Ginis, Heather L. Gainforth, Steven J. Petruzzello

    Now in its fifth edition, The Psychology of Exercise: Integrating Theory and Practice is the ideal resource for undergraduate courses devoted to the study of exercise behavior. Following the success of previous editions, this book successfully integrates theoretical principles and the latest…

    eBook – 2019-09-12
    Routledge

  • Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes: Science and Application book cover

    Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes

    Science and Application, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Rhodri S. Lloyd, Jon L. Oliver

    Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes: Science and Application offers an evidence-based introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning for young athletes. Fully revised and updated, this second edition draws on leading research to offer a holistic approach to training…

    eBook – 2019-08-16
    Routledge

  • Sport Facility Operations Management: A Global Perspective book cover

    Sport Facility Operations Management

    A Global Perspective, 3rd Edition

    By Eric C. Schwarz, Stacey A. Hall, Simon Shibli

    Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Sport Facility Operations Management goes beyond the basic theories of sport facility management to include relevant practical professional experiences connecting facilities, people, and technology. This is a comprehensive and engaging textbook…

    eBook – 2019-08-09
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Statistics in Human Performance: Using SPSS and R book cover

    Introduction to Statistics in Human Performance

    Using SPSS and R, 2nd Edition

    By Dale P. Mood, James R. Morrow, Jr., Matthew B. McQueen

    An understanding and working knowledge of the basic principles of statistics are of central importance in understanding the sport and health sciences. Introduction to Statistics in Human Performance: Using SPSS and R provides students facing statistical problems for the first time with an…

    eBook – 2019-07-10
    Routledge

  • Sport Volunteering book cover

    Sport Volunteering

    1st Edition

    By Russell Hoye, Graham Cuskelly, Chris Auld, Pam Kappelides, Katie Misener

    Volunteers are central to sport at all levels, from mega-events to grassroots clubs. Sport Volunteering is a definitive guide to the issues associated with managing volunteers in sport. The book focuses on the psychology of the voluntary experience, the challenges inherent in managing a…

    eBook – 2019-07-04
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity and Student Learning book cover

    Physical Activity and Student Learning

    1st Edition

    By Tara Stevens

    Discussions of physical activity in schools often focus on health-related outcomes, but there is also evidence for its integral role in academic achievement, cognition, and psychological adjustment. Written by a scientist-practitioner, Physical Activity and Student Learning explores the effects of…

    eBook – 2019-06-13
    Routledge
    Ed Psych Insights

  • Strategic Management in Sport book cover

    Strategic Management in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Danny O'Brien, Milena M. Parent, Lesley Ferkins, Lisa Gowthorp

    What role can strategic thinking play in contemporary sport management? It can be the difference between leading or languishing – it’s that important! Covering sport at all levels, from community-based sport to elite sport, this is the first textbook to focus on strategic management in a sport…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge

  • Men and Masculinities book cover

    Men and Masculinities

    1st Edition

    By Eric Anderson, Rory Magrath

    Eric Anderson is Professor of Sport, Masculinities, and Sexualities at the University of Winchester. He is an interdisciplinary scholar who studies men’s changing masculinities and sexualities. Professor Anderson is the architect of Inclusive Masculinity Theory and has published nineteen books…

    eBook – 2019-04-08
    Routledge

  • Developmental and Adapted Physical Education: Making Ability Count book cover

    Developmental and Adapted Physical Education

    Making Ability Count, 6th Edition

    By Michael Horvat, Ronald V. Croce, Caterina Pesce, Ashley Eason Fallaize

    Now in a fully revised and updated 6th edition, reflecting changes in legislation and cutting-edge research, this is a complete introduction to adapted physical education, from the underpinning science to practical teaching strategies and program design. The book covers a broader range of…

    eBook – 2019-03-07
    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

  • Managing Sport Organizations: Responsibility for performance book cover

    Managing Sport Organizations

    Responsibility for performance, 4th Edition

    By Daniel Covell, Sharianne Walker, Curt Hamakawa

    Now in a fully revised and updated fourth edition, Managing Sport Organizations introduces the fundamentals of sport management across every industry sector, from youth and intercollegiate sport to professional leagues. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, it covers every key topic, issue…

    eBook – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

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