E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Rugby in Global Perspective: Playing on the Periphery book cover

    Rugby in Global Perspective

    Playing on the Periphery, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Harris, Nicholas Wise

    This book critically examines how rugby union has developed in recent years, in nations on the periphery of the sport. Focusing on people and places on the fringes, it examines contemporary issues and challenges within the global game. Such a collection is timely, as the sport’s governing body…

    eBook – 2019-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • Performing Under Pressure: Psychological Strategies for Sporting Success book cover

    Performing Under Pressure

    Psychological Strategies for Sporting Success, 1st Edition

    By Josephine Perry

    Performing Under Pressure is an essential resource on improving sporting performance in high-pressure situations. Perry’s work guides coaches and athletes through nine key elements of the sporting mindset to help athletes to perform at the highest standards, even under the most pressurized of…

    eBook – 2019-07-30
    Routledge

  • Sport and Memory in North America book cover

    Sport and Memory in North America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Wieting

    Cultures and nations remember themselves with select bodily images, evocative rituals and texts. This volume illustrates how sport is used in the creation, maintenance and now global dissemination of a nation's cherished values. Carefully drawn cases of sport in North America - American baseball…

    eBook – 2019-07-23
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Research Methods in Outdoor Studies book cover

    Research Methods in Outdoor Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Humberstone, Heather Prince

    Over the last two decades Outdoor Studies has emerged as an innovative and vibrant field of study. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive appraisal of established and cutting-edge research methods as applied to Outdoor Studies. Covering qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods, the book…

    eBook – 2019-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Outdoor Studies

  • The Concussion Crisis in Sport book cover

    The Concussion Crisis in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Dominic Malcolm

    Concussion has become one of the most significant issues in contemporary sport. The life-changing impact of head injury and the possible threat that chronic traumatic encephalopathy poses to children and young athletes in particular is calling into question the long-term future of some of our most…

    eBook – 2019-07-23
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity Assessment: A Lifecourse Approach book cover

    Physical Activity Assessment

    A Lifecourse Approach, 1st Edition

    By Paul Innerd

    Lifecourse research in physical activity tracks long-term trends in physical activity behaviours and gives an insight into the link between a physically active lifestyle and later-life health outcomes. However, the complexity of physical activity behaviours, and the analytical issues posed by…

    eBook – 2019-07-10
    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

  • The Social Impact of Sport: Cross-Cultural Perspectives book cover

    The Social Impact of Sport

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ramón Spaaij

    This book critically examines the ways in which sports contribute to, or inhibit, social well-being, the directions these changes take and the conditions necessary for sport to have beneficial outcomes. The themes addressed in the book demonstrate the diversity and versatility of the social impacts…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Olympics in Conflict: From the Games of the New Emerging Forces to the Rio Olympics book cover

    Olympics in Conflict

    From the Games of the New Emerging Forces to the Rio Olympics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lu Zhouxiang, Fan Hong

    In the second half of the twentieth century, the Olympics played an important role in the politics of the Cold War and was part of the conflicts between the Capitalist Block, the Socialist Block and Third World countries. The Games of the New Emerging Forces (GANEFO) is one of the best examples of…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • 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

  • Feminist Applied Sport Psychology: From Theory to Practice book cover

    Feminist Applied Sport Psychology

    From Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leeja Carter

    With an emphasis on women and transwomen athletes and exercisers of color, Feminist Applied Sport Psychology: From Theory to Practice introduces the reader to feminist, black feminist, and womanist sport psychology, offering an alternative and powerful approach to working with athletes.  Covering…

    eBook – 2019-07-01
    Routledge

  • Cultivating Copyright: How Creators and Creative Industries Can Harness Intellectual Property to Survive the Digital Age book cover

    Cultivating Copyright

    How Creators and Creative Industries Can Harness Intellectual Property to Survive the Digital Age, 1st Edition

    By Bhamati Viswanathan

    Creators and creative industries are struggling to navigate the digital age. Intellectual property rights, including copyrights, trademarks, and  patents, offer invaluable tools to help creative industries remain viable and sustainable. But to be fully effective, they must be considered…

    eBook – 2019-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

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