E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Redesigning Physical Education: An Equity Agenda in Which Every Child Matters book cover

    Redesigning Physical Education

    An Equity Agenda in Which Every Child Matters, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hal A. Lawson

    Redesigning Physical Education is a bold and innovative manifesto for the fundamental redesign of physical education for the twenty-first-century world. Aiming at better outcomes for children, better working conditions for teachers, and innovative solutions to the decline of school PE, it calls for…

    eBook – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Reputational Challenges in Sport: Theory and Application book cover

    Reputational Challenges in Sport

    Theory and Application, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew C. Billings, W. Timothy Coombs, Kenon A. Brown

    Issues of reputation management are negotiated in a wide array of contexts, yet arguably one of the most visible of these areas involves how such stories unfold within the sporting arena. Whether involving individual athletes, teams, organizations, leagues, or global entities, the process of…

    eBook – 2018-06-22
    Routledge

  • Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs and Substances: Issues, Influences and Impacts book cover

    Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs and Substances

    Issues, Influences and Impacts, 1st Edition

    By Aaron Smith, Bob Stewart, Kate Westberg, Constantino Stavros

    In the pursuit of more muscle, enhanced strength, sustained endurance and idealised physiques, an increasing number of elite athletes, recreational sport enthusiasts and body-conscious gym-users are turning to performance and image enhancing drugs and substances (PIEDS). In many instances, such use…

    eBook – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Health Geography book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Health Geography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Valorie A. Crooks, Gavin J. Andrews, Jamie Pearce

    The places of our daily life affect our health, well-being, and receipt of health care in complex ways. The connection between health and place has been acknowledged for centuries, and the contemporary discipline of health geography sets as its core mission to uncover and explicate all facets of…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge

  • The Science of Judo book cover

    The Science of Judo

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Callan

    The Science of Judo is the first book to set out and discuss the science, coaching and history behind judo performance. Evidence-based and informed by the latest research, the book offers practical guidance on preparing athletes for high performance and understanding the core tenets of sport…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Golf Turf Management book cover

    Golf Turf Management

    1st Edition

    By Lambert McCarty

    Golf Turf Management provides information on major agronomic and economic topics related to building and maintaining a viable golf course. The book features basic and applied information on available grasses including selection and use; applied turfgrass physiology; soils and soil amendments;…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    CRC Press

  • Sports Diplomacy: Origins, Theory and Practice book cover

    Sports Diplomacy

    Origins, Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Stuart Murray

    This book offers an accessible overview of the role sport plays in international relations and diplomacy. Sports diplomacy has previously been defined as an old but under-studied aspect of the estranged relations between peoples, nations and states. These days, it is better understood as the…

    eBook – 2018-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

  • Sports Analytics: Analysis, Visualisation and Decision Making in Sports Performance book cover

    Sports Analytics

    Analysis, Visualisation and Decision Making in Sports Performance, 1st Edition

    By Ambikesh Jayal, Allistair McRobert, Giles Oatley, Peter O'Donoghue

    As the analysis of big datasets in sports performance becomes a more entrenched part of the sporting landscape, so the value of sport scientists and analysts with formal training in data analytics grows. Sports Analytics: Analysis, Visualisation and Decision Making in Sports Performance  …

    eBook – 2018-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sports Performance Analysis

  • The Changing World of Outdoor Learning in Europe book cover

    The Changing World of Outdoor Learning in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Becker, Barbara Humberstone, Chris Loynes, Jochem Schirp

    The Changing World of Outdoor Learning in Europe sets out to provide a comprehensive analysis of the economical and political changes that have occurred in European outdoor culture in the preceding two decades, from a diverse range of perspectives including institutional, theoretical, national and…

    eBook – 2018-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Politics and Identity in Chinese Martial Arts book cover

    Politics and Identity in Chinese Martial Arts

    1st Edition

    By Lu Zhouxiang

    Chinese martial arts is considered by many to symbolise the strength of the Chinese and their pride in their history, and has long been regarded as an important element of Chinese culture and national identity. Politics and Identity in Chinese Martial Arts comprehensively examines the development…

    eBook – 2018-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Baseball Glove: History, Material, Meaning, and Value book cover

    The Baseball Glove

    History, Material, Meaning, and Value, 1st Edition

    By David Jenemann

    The baseball glove is a ubiquitous item, a crucial piece of equipment in the game of baseball, and it offers the opportunity to examine the production of material culture and social practice at numerous levels. Where and how is a glove made, and how does its manufacture square with the narratives…

    eBook – 2018-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Complex Cases in Sport Psychology book cover

    Complex Cases in Sport Psychology

    1st Edition

    By John E. Coumbe-Lilley

    Complex Cases in Sport Psychology offers instructors and students a unique and novel approach to teaching and learning about sport psychology. The book consists of a series of character-driven narratives—set within the context of a university athletic department—which encourage discussion and…

    eBook – 2018-05-30
    Routledge

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