E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • African Americans in Sports book cover

    African Americans in Sports

    1st Edition

    By David K. Wiggins

    This two-volume set features 400 articles on African-Americans in sports, including biographical entries as well as entries on events, tournaments, leagues, clubs, films, and associations. The entries cover all professional, amateur, and college sports such as baseball, tennis, and golf.…

    eBook – 2015-03-26
    Routledge

  • Adventure Sports Coaching book cover

    Adventure Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matt Berry, Jane Lomax, Chris Hodgson

    Coaching adventure sports is part of the core work of many adventure educators but has been largely neglected in the adventure studies literature. This is the first book to link contemporary sports coaching science with adventure sports practice. It examines the unique set of challenges faced by…

    eBook – 2015-03-24
    Routledge

  • Understanding Primary Physical Education book cover

    Understanding Primary Physical Education

    1st Edition

    By Gerald Griggs

    In order to become a more effective practitioner every teacher needs to have a sound understanding of the theoretical, social and historical context in which their work takes place. Understanding Primary Physical Education goes further than any other textbook in exploring the development of…

    eBook – 2015-03-05
    Routledge

  • Outdoor Action and Adventure Photography book cover

    Outdoor Action and Adventure Photography

    1st Edition

    By Dan Bailey

    The difference between getting the shot and missing the shot comes down to split seconds and how you manage your gear and your technique. In Outdoor Action and Adventure Photography professional adventure sports photographer Dan Bailey shows readers how to react quickly to unfolding scenes and…

    eBook – 2015-02-11
    Routledge

  • Becoming a Physical Education Teacher book cover

    Becoming a Physical Education Teacher

    1st Edition

    By Gary Stidder

    Teaching physical education is a challenging but rewarding occupation. Finding a way into the profession can be a daunting task while regular changes in government policy can make it hard to stay up to date. This engaging new book explains the process of becoming and being a teacher of secondary…

    eBook – 2015-02-11
    Routledge

  • The Arts Management Handbook: New Directions for Students and Practitioners: New Directions for Students and Practitioners book cover

    The Arts Management Handbook: New Directions for Students and Practitioners

    New Directions for Students and Practitioners, 1st Edition

    By Meg Brindle, Constance DeVereaux

    Whether the art form is theater, dance, music, festival, or the visual arts and galleries, the arts manager is the liaison between the artists and their audience. Bringing together the insights of educators and practitioners, this groundbreaker links the fields of management and organizational…

    eBook – 2015-01-28
    Routledge

  • Mentoring in Physical Education and Sports Coaching book cover

    Mentoring in Physical Education and Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona C. Chambers

    Mentoring is a core element of any successful teacher education or coach education programme, with evidence suggesting that teachers and coaches who are mentored early in their careers are more likely to become effective practitioners. Physical education and sports coaching share important…

    eBook – 2014-12-05
    Routledge

  • Sports Officials and Officiating: Science and Practice book cover

    Sports Officials and Officiating

    Science and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Clare MacMahon, Duncan Mascarenhas, Henning Plessner, Alexandra Pizzera, Raôul Oudejans, Markus Raab

    Sports officials (umpires, referees, judges) play a vital role in every sport, and sports governing bodies, fans, and players now expect officials to maintain higher professional standards than ever before. In this ground-breaking book, a team of leading international sport scientists and top level…

    eBook – 2014-11-27
    Routledge

  • The Science of Rugby book cover

    The Science of Rugby

    1st Edition

    Edited by Craig Twist, Paul Worsfold

    The Science of Rugby is the only book to examine the scientific principles underpinning the preparation of rugby players for high performance. Drawing on the very latest scientific evidence, and covering both codes (union and league), the book explores every aspect of preparation and performance…

    eBook – 2014-11-20
    Routledge

  • Youth Development in Football: Lessons from the world’s best academies book cover

    Youth Development in Football

    Lessons from the world’s best academies, 1st Edition

    By Mark Nesti, Chris Sulley

    The identification and development of talented young players has become a central concern of football clubs at all levels of the professional game, as well as for national and international governing bodies. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey and assessment of youth development…

    eBook – 2014-11-13
    Routledge

  • Data Analysis in Sport book cover

    Data Analysis in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Peter O'Donoghue, Lucy Holmes

    Making sense of sports performance data can be a challenging task but is nevertheless an essential part of performance analysis investigations. Focusing on techniques used in the analysis of sport performance, this book introduces the fundamental principles of data analysis, explores the most…

    eBook – 2014-10-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sports Performance Analysis

  • Philosophy and the Martial Arts: Engagement book cover

    Philosophy and the Martial Arts

    Engagement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Priest, Damon Young

    This is the first substantial academic book to lay out the philosophical terrain within the study of the martial arts and to explore the significance of this fascinating subject for contemporary philosophy. The book is divided into three sections. The first section concerns what philosophical…

    eBook – 2014-09-19
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

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