E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Understanding International Sport Organisations: Principles, power and possibilities book cover

    Understanding International Sport Organisations

    Principles, power and possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Lincoln Allison, Alan Tomlinson

    The governance of international sport is dominated by the SINGOs (sporting international non-governmental organisations). The IOC, FIFA, IAAF and the FIA wield global influence, but how exactly do such complex organisations operate? This important book examines the rise of the SINGOs, their…

    eBook – 2017-03-27

  • Sport, Media and Mega-Events book cover

    Sport, Media and Mega-Events

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lawrence A. Wenner, Andrew C. Billings

    Bringing together many of the most influential scholars in sport and media studies, this book examines the diverse ways that media influences our understanding of the world’s most important sport events, dubbed sports mega-events. It sheds new light on how these events have been changed by the…

    eBook – 2017-03-27

  • Scandals in College Sports book cover

    Scandals in College Sports

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shaun R. Harper, Jamel K. Donnor

    This timely book highlights the impact that sports have on institutions of higher education and guides college leaders and educators in informed discussions of policy and practice. Scandals in College Sports includes 21 classic and contemporary case studies and ethical dilemmas showcasing…

    eBook – 2017-02-03

  • Sports Medicine for Coaches and Athletes: Soccer book cover

    Sports Medicine for Coaches and Athletes

    Soccer, 1st Edition

    By Adil E. Shamoo, William H. Baugher, Robert M. Germeroth

    This book is a practical guide and concise sports medicine reference, written exclusively for the sport of soccer. Based on Adil Shamoo's notes from years of coaching, teaching, and lecturing on the subject, this succinct handbook approaches soccer from a unique scientific perspective. The…

    eBook – 2016-12-05

  • Teaching Overweight Students in Physical Education: Comprehensive Strategies for Inclusion book cover

    Teaching Overweight Students in Physical Education

    Comprehensive Strategies for Inclusion, 1st Edition

    By Weidong Li

    Overweight students often suffer negative consequences with regard to low physical ability, skills, and fitness; obesity-related health implications; teasing and exclusion from physical education by their peers; and psychosocial and emotional suffering as a result of weight stigma. Widespread…

    eBook – 2016-12-01

  • Sport Entrepreneurship and Innovation book cover

    Sport Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vanessa Ratten, João J. Ferreira

    This book features international authors discussing the role of entrepreneurship and innovation in the sports context. It focuses on topics such as the role of entrepreneurial marketing in sport, how technological innovation has changed the way sport is played and viewed, the globalization of sport…

    eBook – 2016-11-25

  • Performance Analysis in Team Sports book cover

    Performance Analysis in Team Sports

    1st Edition

    By Pedro Passos, Duarte Araújo, Anna Volossovitch

    Filling an important gap in performance analysis literature, this book introduces the key concepts and practical applications of performance analysis for team sports. It draws on cutting-edge research to examine individual and collective behaviours across an array of international team sports.…

    eBook – 2016-11-10
    Routledge Studies in Sports Performance Analysis

  • Digital Technologies and Learning in Physical Education: Pedagogical cases book cover

    Digital Technologies and Learning in Physical Education

    Pedagogical cases, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ashley Casey, Victoria A. Goodyear, Kathleen M. Armour

    There is evidence of considerable growth in the availability and use of digital technologies in physical education. Yet, we have scant knowledge about how technologies are being used by teachers, and whether or how these technologies are optimising student learning. This book makes a novel…

    eBook – 2016-11-10

  • The Really Useful Physical Education Book: Learning and teaching across the 11-16 age range book cover

    The Really Useful Physical Education Book

    Learning and teaching across the 11-16 age range, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Gary Stidder, Sid Hayes

    The Really Useful Physical Education Book offers support, guidance and practical ideas for effective, innovative and imaginative physical education lessons. Underpinned by easy-to-understand theory, this second edition is fully updated in line with the National Curriculum for Physical Education at…

    eBook – 2016-11-10
    The Really Useful

  • Sport Analytics: A data-driven approach to sport business and management book cover

    Sport Analytics

    A data-driven approach to sport business and management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gil Fried, Ceyda Mumcu

    The increasing availability of data has transformed the way sports are played, promoted and managed. This is the first textbook to explain how the big data revolution is having a profound influence across the sport industry, demonstrating how sport managers and business professionals can use…

    eBook – 2016-11-10

  • Urban Music and Entrepreneurship: Beats, Rhymes and Young People's Enterprise book cover

    Urban Music and Entrepreneurship

    Beats, Rhymes and Young People's Enterprise, 1st Edition

    By Joy White

    Youth unemployment in the UK remains around the one million mark, with many young people from impoverished backgrounds becoming and remaining NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training). However, the NEET categorisation covertly disguises and obscures the significance of the diverse range of…

    eBook – 2016-11-03
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Playing Games: An introduction to the philosophy of sport through dialogue book cover

    Playing Games

    An introduction to the philosophy of sport through dialogue, 1st Edition

    By Randolph Feezell

    What is sport? Why does sport matter? How can we use philosophy to understand what sport means today? This engaging and highly original introduction to the philosophy of sport uses dialogue – a form of philosophical investigation – to address the fundamental questions in sport studies and to…

    eBook – 2016-10-26

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