E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Management Accounting for Hotels and Restaurants book cover

    Management Accounting for Hotels and Restaurants

    1st Edition

    By Richard Kotas

    The book gives practical instruction and guidance in the use of accounting for effective control and higher profit in hotel and catering operations. The author covers all aspects of the subject, setting arguments and examples in a real context.…

    eBook – 2014-05-01
    Routledge

  • Diet, Exercise, and Chronic Disease: The Biological Basis of Prevention book cover

    Diet, Exercise, and Chronic Disease

    The Biological Basis of Prevention, 1st Edition

    Edited by C. Murray Ardies

    Exercise and diet are key factors in the etiology and prevention of chronic disease. While most books on chronic disease have a decided clinical approach, Diet, Exercise, and Chronic Disease: The Biological Basis of Prevention brings together the latest cellular- and molecular-based research on the…

    eBook – 2014-04-18
    CRC Press

  • France and the 1998 World Cup: The National Impact of a World Sporting Event book cover

    France and the 1998 World Cup

    The National Impact of a World Sporting Event, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hugh Dauncey, Geoff Hare

    The contributions here cover the major socio-economic, political, cultural and sporting dimensions of the 1998 World Cup. It is set within the sporting context of the history and organization of French football and the French tradition of using major sporting events to focus world attention.…

    eBook – 2014-04-08
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Amateurs and Professionals in Post-War British Sport book cover

    Amateurs and Professionals in Post-War British Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dilwyn Porter, Adrian Smith

    The pressures and demands of professionalism and commercialization have transformed Britain's sports. At the end of the 20th century sports have been packaged and marketed as mass entertainment for a national or even international audience. This volume explores different facets of this phenomenon.…

    eBook – 2014-04-08
    Routledge
    British Politics and Society

  • Sport in Latin American Society: Past and Present book cover

    Sport in Latin American Society

    Past and Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lamartine DaCosta, J A Mangan

    This work deals with the infancy, adolescence and maturity of sport in Latin American society. It explores ways in which sport illuminates cultural migration and emigration and indigenous assimilation and adaptation.…

    eBook – 2014-04-08
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association): The Men, the Myths and the Money book cover

    FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association)

    The Men, the Myths and the Money, 1st Edition

    By Alan Tomlinson

    Founded in 1904 by representatives of the sporting organisations of six European nations then expanding into the Americas, Asia and Africa FIFA has developed to become one of the most high profile and lucrative businesses in the global consumer and cultural industry.  Recent years however have…

    eBook – 2014-04-03
    Routledge

  • Superman Supreme: Fascist Body as Political Icon - Global Fascism book cover

    Superman Supreme

    Fascist Body as Political Icon - Global Fascism, 1st Edition

    By J A Mangan

    The supremacy of the global fascist superman never became a reality but was certainly an intention. This work explores the use of the image of the male body in European, American and Asian fascism of varying degrees and various interpretations, and the differences and similarities involved.…

    eBook – 2014-02-25
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Shaping the Superman: Fascist Body as Political Icon – Aryan Fascism book cover

    Shaping the Superman

    Fascist Body as Political Icon – Aryan Fascism, 1st Edition

    Edited by J A Mangan

    This is a study of masculinity as a metaphor and especially of the muscular male body as a moral symbol. It explores the Nazi's preoccupation with the male body as an icon of political power, and the ideology and theories which propelled it.…

    eBook – 2014-02-04
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Pedagogical Cases in Physical Education and Youth Sport book cover

    Pedagogical Cases in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen Armour

    Pedagogical Cases in Physical Education and Youth Sport is a completely new kind of resource for students and practitioners working in physical education or youth sport. The book consists of 20 richly described cases of individual young learners, each written by a team of authors with diverse…

    eBook – 2014-01-21
    Routledge

  • Exercise and Sport in Feminist Therapy: Constructing Modalities and Assessing Outcomes book cover

    Exercise and Sport in Feminist Therapy

    Constructing Modalities and Assessing Outcomes, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Hall, Carole Oglesby

    Integrate physical activity into feminist therapy!This book explores the healing use of exercise and sport as a helpful adjunct to therapy from several therapeutic orientations within the feminist context. It looks at the ways that feminist orientations challenge the mind-body dichotomy and…

    eBook – 2014-01-14
    Routledge

  • Reflective Practice in the Sport and Exercise Sciences: Contemporary issues book cover

    Reflective Practice in the Sport and Exercise Sciences

    Contemporary issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zoe Knowles, David Gilbourne, Brendan Cropley, Lindsey Dugdill

    Drawing on the experiences of scientists, researchers, practitioners and teachers in a wide range of sport and exercise settings, this book explores contemporary issues in reflective practice and considers the way that reflective practice impacts upon applied practice, on research methodology and…

    eBook – 2014-01-10
    Routledge

  • What Great Coaches Do Differently: 11 Elements of Effective Coaching book cover

    What Great Coaches Do Differently

    11 Elements of Effective Coaching, 1st Edition

    By Rob Haworth, Todd Whitaker

    This book describes the beliefs, behaviors, and attitudes of great athletic coaches. Where do they focus their attention? How do they spend their time and energy? And how can others gain the same advantages? Here, Rob Haworth and Todd Whitaker describe the qualities of champion athletes, coaches,…

    eBook – 2014-01-09
    Routledge

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