E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Representations of Sports Coaches in Film: Looking to Win book cover

    Representations of Sports Coaches in Film

    Looking to Win, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katharina Bonzel, Nicholas Chare

    This ground-breaking interdisciplinary collection brings together leading international scholars working across the humanities and social sciences to examine ways in which representations of sports coaching in narrative and documentary cinema can shape and inform sporting instruction. The central…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge

  • Football Fandom in Italy and Beyond: Community through Media and Performance book cover

    Football Fandom in Italy and Beyond

    Community through Media and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Guschwan

    Football fans are passionate and devoted followers. They are also creators and dissenters, performers and producers. This volume analyses football fandom through the media that fans use to construct fandom itself. Media is the lifeblood of modern life; it is the canvas on which ideas are spread,…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • DIY Football: The cultural politics of community based football clubs book cover

    DIY Football

    The cultural politics of community based football clubs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Kennedy, David Kennedy

    The intention of the book is to highlight the development of a type of football organisation that falls outside of the well documented elite professional game, the most recognizable face of the sport. Specifically, the focus here will fall upon community based football clubs which have grown out of…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge

  • Whatever Happened to the Leisure Society? book cover

    Whatever Happened to the Leisure Society?

    1st Edition

    By A. J. Veal

    The idea of a ‘leisure society’ was in its heyday in the 1960s and 1970s, when it was predicted that the pattern of falling working hours which had been experienced in Western societies in the first half of the twentieth century would continue indefinitely. The leisure society has clearly not been…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Leisure Studies

  • 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

  • Sport in Scandinavia and the Nordic Countries book cover

    Sport in Scandinavia and the Nordic Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Green, Thorsteinn Sigurjónsson, Eivind Åsrum Skille

    The Scandinavian and Nordic countries have some of the highest participation rates in sport and physical activity in the world and are therefore important case studies across a range of subjects, from sport policy to physical activity and health. This is the first book to bring together studies…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • International Sports Betting: Integrity, Deviance, Governance and Policy book cover

    International Sports Betting

    Integrity, Deviance, Governance and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-Patrick Villeneuve, Martial Pasquier

    Sports betting has become a truly global phenomenon, facilitated by new communication technologies. As a result, the development of deviances, from match-fixing to money laundering, has accelerated. This new reality has numerous implications, for both the regulation of this billion-dollar industry…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Handbook of Sport Neuroscience and Psychophysiology book cover

    Handbook of Sport Neuroscience and Psychophysiology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roland Carlstedt

    Out of the broad arena of sport science and sport psychology, Roland A. Carlstedt presents a comprehensive collection on the neuroscience and associated psychophysiology that underlies and drives sport performance. Featuring sections ranging from the basics and foundations (anatomy and physiology)…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport for Development and Peace book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sport for Development and Peace

    1st Edition

    Edited by Holly Collison, Simon C. Darnell, Richard Giulianotti, P. David Howe

    Sport and physical activity are now regularly used to promote social and economic development, peacebuilding and conflict resolution, on an international scale. The emergence of the ‘Sport for Development and Peace’ (SDP) sector, comprised of governments, NGOs, sport organizations and others,…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sport Development

  • Performance Assessment in Strength and Conditioning book cover

    Performance Assessment in Strength and Conditioning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Comfort, Paul A. Jones, John J. McMahon

    It is an essential skill for any strength and conditioning coach to be able to reliably assess the physical performance of their athletes and communicate the results and their implications to performers and coaches, alike. Performance Assessment in Strength and Conditioning is the first textbook to…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

  • Sports Marketing book cover

    Sports Marketing

    2nd Edition

    By Michael J. Fetchko, Donald P. Roy, Kenneth E. Clow

    Highly practical and engaging, Sports Marketing equips students with the skills, techniques, and tools they need to be successful marketers in any sporting environment. The book combines scholarly theory with the perspectives of those who have been actively involved in the sports business. A…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

  • Controversies in Exercise Science book cover

    Controversies in Exercise Science

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Rowland

    Controversies in Exercise Science introduces a series of selected unresolved issues in the field of human exercise science. The common thread to all of these topics is that, in their ultimate resolution, they offer promise of insights into the essential principles of physiological systems and how…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

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