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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Physical Literacy across the World book cover

    Physical Literacy across the World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Whitehead

    Physical Literacy across the World records the progress of the concept of physical literacy over the last decade. It examines developments, issues and controversies in physical literacy studies, and looks at how the concept has been implemented around the world. Contributions from practitioners…

    eBook – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Pure Sport: Sport Psychology in Action book cover

    Pure Sport

    Sport Psychology in Action, 3rd Edition

    By John Kremer, Aidan P. Moran, Ciaran J. Kearney

    Pure Sport is a practical guide that provides insights on asserting positive mindsets, realising potential, remaining resilient against setbacks and using these experiences to move on to greater success. The book follows the journey of the athlete through six clear steps, creating a logical…

    eBook – 2019-05-28
    Routledge

  • Mental Skills for Athletes: A Workbook for Competitive Success book cover

    Mental Skills for Athletes

    A Workbook for Competitive Success, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth L. Shoenfelt

    Mental Skills for Athletes: A Workbook for Competitive Success is a step-by-step guide for developing a toolbox of mental skills. In this user-friendly workbook, Dr. Betsy Shoenfelt compiles materials from over 35 years of experience as a performance psychologist working to achieve competitive…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge

  • Extreme and Rare Sports: Performance Demands, Drivers, Functional Foods, and Nutrition book cover

    Extreme and Rare Sports: Performance Demands, Drivers, Functional Foods, and Nutrition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sourya Datta, Debasis Bagchi

    Two crucial components of a healthy life are nutrition and exercise. The importance of appropriate diet, food and nutrition are extremely important to be successful in sports, and, especially, in extreme sports. Extreme sport is an activity where a participant must demonstrate both mental and…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    CRC Press

  • The Physical Development Needs of Young Children book cover

    The Physical Development Needs of Young Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Duncombe

    With growing concerns over declining levels of school readiness and physical activity, this book highlights the importance of quality early movement experiences and explores the connection between poor early Physical Development opportunities and later difficulties in the classroom.  The book…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • From the Death Zone to the Boardroom: What Business Leaders and Decision Makers Can Learn From Extreme Mountaineering book cover

    From the Death Zone to the Boardroom

    What Business Leaders and Decision Makers Can Learn From Extreme Mountaineering, 1st Edition

    By Benedikt Boehm, Stefan Groschl

    This book explores experiences and reflections of an extreme sports athlete within the context of business, the latest scholarly works and research on topics that are relevant and timely for today’s managers and business leaders, and the daily challenges they face. Conviction, discipline, managing…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge

  • Psychosocial Health and Well-being in High-Level Athletes book cover

    Psychosocial Health and Well-being in High-Level Athletes

    1st Edition

    By Nick Galli

    The psychological health of competitive athletes is of paramount importance to performance, retention, and well-being in sport, and national governing bodies are increasingly concerned with its promotion. Psychosocial Health and Well-being in High-Level Athletes offers students, researchers, and…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge

  • Football Psychology: From Theory to Practice book cover

    Football Psychology

    From Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erkut Konter, Jürgen Beckmann, Todd M. Loughead

    Presenting an empirically underpinned synthesis of research and theory, while offering guidance for applied practitioners, this is the first book to comprehensively map the psychology of learning, playing, and coaching the world’s favourite sport. The book provides a complete analysis of key topics…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge

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