E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • 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

  • Blue Space, Health and Wellbeing: Hydrophilia Unbounded book cover

    Blue Space, Health and Wellbeing

    Hydrophilia Unbounded, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ronan Foley, Robin Kearns, Thomas Kistemann, Ben Wheeler

    Health geography makes critical contributions to contemporary and emerging interdisciplinary agendas of nature-based health and health-enabling places. Couched in theory and critical empirical work on nature and health, this book addresses questions on the relationships between water, health and…

    eBook – 2019-02-06
    Routledge
    Geographies of Health Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Tennis: History, Culture and Politics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Tennis

    History, Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert J. Lake

    Tennis is one of the world’s most popular sports, as levels of participation and spectatorship demonstrate.  Moreover, tennis has always been one of the world’s most significant sports, expressing crucial fractures of social class, gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity - both on and off court.…

    eBook – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Athlete Learning in Elite Sport: A Cultural Framework book cover

    Athlete Learning in Elite Sport

    A Cultural Framework, 1st Edition

    Edited by Natalie Barker-Ruchti

    Elite athletes lead a particular way of life, which creates significant learning and shapes their selves. This is the first sociological-pedagogical text to conceptualise athlete learning in elite sport and across athletic careers. It outlines theories of learning and argues for a cultural…

    eBook – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Football, Fandom and Consumption book cover

    Football, Fandom and Consumption

    1st Edition

    By Oliver Brooks

    Modern football is an industry and capitalism is its engine. However, this book argues for a more nuanced understanding of contemporary football culture and the (self-)identity of football fans. Drawing on original ethnographic research conducted with fans at all levels, from international to lower…

    eBook – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • 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

  • Genetics and the Psychology of Motor Performance book cover

    Genetics and the Psychology of Motor Performance

    1st Edition

    By Sigal Ben-Zaken, Véronique Richard, Gershon Tenenbaum

    Despite the prevalence of behavioral research conducted through genetic studies, there is an absence of literature pertaining to the genetics of motor behavior. Genetics and the Psychology of Motor Performance is the first book to integrate cutting-edge genetic research into the study of the…

    eBook – 2019-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations: A Multilevel Perspective book cover

    Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations

    A Multilevel Perspective, 4th Edition

    By George B. Cunningham

    Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations: A Multilevel Perspective is a comprehensive introduction to the ways in which people differ—including race, gender, age, mental and physical ability, appearance, religion, sexual orientation, and social class—and the importance of these…

    eBook – 2019-01-30
    Routledge

  • Reflexivity: Theory, Method, and Practice book cover

    Reflexivity

    Theory, Method, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Karen Lumsden

    Reflexivity is valuable in social research because it draws attention to the researcher as part of the world being studied and reminds us that the individuals involved in our research are subjects, not objects. By being reflexive we acknowledge that we cannot be separated from our biographies. This…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Youth Sport, Migration and Culture: Two Football Teams and the Changing Face of Ireland book cover

    Youth Sport, Migration and Culture

    Two Football Teams and the Changing Face of Ireland, 1st Edition

    By Max Mauro

    How do migrant youth negotiate their role in society through sport and leisure practices? How can political theory and qualitative critical research work together to make sense of these processes? These are among the questions that led to a long-term investigation of young males’ sport practices in…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Perspectives on Equality and Social Justice in Sport and Leisure

  • The Literacy of Play and Innovation: Children as Makers book cover

    The Literacy of Play and Innovation

    Children as Makers, 1st Edition

    By Christiane Wood

    The Literacy of Play and Innovation provides a portrait of what innovative education looks like from a literacy perspective. Through an in-depth case study of a "maker" school’s innovative design—in particular, of four early childhood educator’s classrooms—this book demonstrates that children’s…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge

  • Commonwealth Caribbean Sports Law book cover

    Commonwealth Caribbean Sports Law

    1st Edition

    By Jason Haynes, J. Tyrone Marcus

    Sports Law has quickly developed into an accepted area of academic study and practice in the legal profession globally. In Europe and North America, Sports Law has been very much a part of the legal landscape for about four decades, while in more recent times, it has blossomed in other…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Commonwealth Caribbean Law

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