E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes: Science and Application book cover

    Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes

    Science and Application, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Rhodri S. Lloyd, Jon L. Oliver

    Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes: Science and Application offers an evidence-based introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning for young athletes. Fully revised and updated, this second edition draws on leading research to offer a holistic approach to training…

    eBook – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge

  • Experiential Learning and Outdoor Education: Traditions of practice and philosophical perspectives book cover

    Experiential Learning and Outdoor Education

    Traditions of practice and philosophical perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jim Parry, Pete Allison

    This book adds to the theoretical development of the emerging fields of experiential learning and outdoor education by examining the central concept, 'experience', and interrogating a central claim of experiential learning: whether, and if so how, a short-term singular experience can transform a…

    eBook – 2019-08-15
    Routledge

  • Hosting the Olympic Games: Uncertainty, Debates and Controversy book cover

    Hosting the Olympic Games

    Uncertainty, Debates and Controversy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie Delaplace, Pierre-Olaf Schut

    Hosting the Olympic Games: Uncertainty, Debates and Controversy provides a broad and comprehensive analysis of past Olympic and Paralympic events, shedding critical light on the future of the Games with a specific look at the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympics. It draws attention to the debates and…

    eBook – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Advances in Tourism

  • Sport Facility Operations Management: A Global Perspective book cover

    Sport Facility Operations Management

    A Global Perspective, 3rd Edition

    By Eric C. Schwarz, Stacey A. Hall, Simon Shibli

    Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Sport Facility Operations Management goes beyond the basic theories of sport facility management to include relevant practical professional experiences connecting facilities, people, and technology. This is a comprehensive and engaging textbook…

    eBook – 2019-08-09
    Routledge

  • Capitalism, Sport Mega Events and the Global South book cover

    Capitalism, Sport Mega Events and the Global South

    1st Edition

    By Billy Graeff

    What are the social, political and economic consequences of staging sport mega events such as the Olympics and the World Cup? Capitalism, Sport Mega Events and the Global South presents a new approach to sport mega events and related issues, exploring elements that are not present or are not…

    eBook – 2019-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • 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

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