E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • 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

  • Cultural Resistance and Security from Below: Power and Escape through Capoeira book cover

    Cultural Resistance and Security from Below

    Power and Escape through Capoeira, 1st Edition

    By Zoë Marriage

    This book uses the Afro-Brazilian art of capoeira to examine how security has been pursued from below and what significance this has for security analysis and policy. Illegal at the beginning of the twentieth century, capoeira is now a cultural institution and export that is protected by the…

    eBook – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • 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

  • Human Enhancement Drugs book cover

    Human Enhancement Drugs

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katinka van de Ven, Kyle J. D. Mulrooney, Jim McVeigh

    Despite increasing interest in the use of human enhancement drugs (HEDs), our understanding of this phenomenon and the regulatory framework used to address it has lagged behind. Encompassing public health, epidemiology, neuroethics, sport science, criminology, and sociology, this book brings…

    eBook – 2019-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Dietary Supplementation in Sport and Exercise: Evidence, Safety and Ergogenic Benefits book cover

    Dietary Supplementation in Sport and Exercise

    Evidence, Safety and Ergogenic Benefits, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jay R Hoffman

    Dietary Supplementation in Sport and Exercise removes the myths associated with many dietary supplements. It provides an evidence-based approach to the physiological mechanisms related to popular supplements and examines the ergogenic benefits in both competitive and recreational athletes. This…

    eBook – 2019-06-07
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Football book cover

    The Philosophy of Football

    1st Edition

    By Steffen Borge

    Human beings are the only creatures known to engage in sport. We are sporting animals, and our favourite pastime of football is the biggest sport spectacle on earth. The Philosophy of Football presents the first sustained, in-depth philosophical investigation of the phenomenon of football. In…

    eBook – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

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