E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs and Substances: Issues, Influences and Impacts book cover

    Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs and Substances

    Issues, Influences and Impacts, 1st Edition

    By Aaron Smith, Bob Stewart, Kate Westberg, Constantino Stavros

    In the pursuit of more muscle, enhanced strength, sustained endurance and idealised physiques, an increasing number of elite athletes, recreational sport enthusiasts and body-conscious gym-users are turning to performance and image enhancing drugs and substances (PIEDS). In many instances, such use…

    eBook – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • Golf Turf Management book cover

    Golf Turf Management

    1st Edition

    By Lambert McCarty

    Golf Turf Management provides information on major agronomic and economic topics related to building and maintaining a viable golf course. The book features basic and applied information on available grasses including selection and use; applied turfgrass physiology; soils and soil amendments;…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    CRC Press

  • Sports Analytics: Analysis, Visualisation and Decision Making in Sports Performance book cover

    Sports Analytics

    Analysis, Visualisation and Decision Making in Sports Performance, 1st Edition

    By Ambikesh Jayal, Allistair McRobert, Giles Oatley, Peter O'Donoghue

    As the analysis of big datasets in sports performance becomes a more entrenched part of the sporting landscape, so the value of sport scientists and analysts with formal training in data analytics grows. Sports Analytics: Analysis, Visualisation and Decision Making in Sports Performance  …

    eBook – 2018-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sports Performance Analysis

  • Complex Cases in Sport Psychology book cover

    Complex Cases in Sport Psychology

    1st Edition

    By John E. Coumbe-Lilley

    Complex Cases in Sport Psychology offers instructors and students a unique and novel approach to teaching and learning about sport psychology. The book consists of a series of character-driven narratives—set within the context of a university athletic department—which encourage discussion and…

    eBook – 2018-05-30
    Routledge

  • Data Analytics in Football: Positional Data Collection, Modelling and Analysis book cover

    Data Analytics in Football

    Positional Data Collection, Modelling and Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Memmert, Dominik Raabe

    Data Analytics in Football provides students, researchers and coaches with a firm grounding in the principles of modern performance analysis. It offers an insight into the use of positional data, exploring how it can be collected, modelled, analysed and interpreted. Introducing cutting-edge methods…

    eBook – 2018-05-30
    Routledge

  • Title IX: The Transformation of Sex Discrimination in Education book cover

    Title IX

    The Transformation of Sex Discrimination in Education, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Kaufer Busch, William E. Thro

    This book examines the history and evolution of Title IX, a landmark 1972 law prohibiting sex discrimination at educational institutions receiving federal funding. Elizabeth Kaufer Busch and William Thro illuminate the ways in which the interpretation and implementation of Title IX have been…

    eBook – 2018-05-20
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • The Anti-Doping Crisis in Sport: Causes, Consequences, Solutions book cover

    The Anti-Doping Crisis in Sport

    Causes, Consequences, Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Paul Dimeo, Verner Møller

    The sense of crisis that pervades global sport suggests that the war on doping is still very far from being won. In this critical and provocative study of anti-doping regimes in global sport, Paul Dimeo and Verner Møller argue that the current system is at a critical historical juncture. Reviewing…

    eBook – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Joe Louis: Sports and Race in Twentieth-Century America book cover

    Joe Louis

    Sports and Race in Twentieth-Century America, 1st Edition

    By Marcy S. Sacks

    This insightful study offers a fresh perspective on the life and career of champion boxer Joe Louis. The remarkable success and global popularity of the "Brown Bomber" made him a lightning rod for debate over the role and rights of African Americans in the United States. Historian Marcy S. Sacks…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Artist Management: Agility in the Creative and Cultural Industries book cover

    Artist Management

    Agility in the Creative and Cultural Industries, 1st Edition

    By Guy Morrow

    Artists are creative workers who drive growth in the creative and cultural industries. Managing artistic talent is a unique challenge, and this concise book introduces and analyses its key characteristics. Artist Management: Agility in the Creative and Cultural Industries makes a major contribution…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Mastering Management in the Creative and Cultural Industries

  • The Exercise Effect on Mental Health: Neurobiological Mechanisms book cover

    The Exercise Effect on Mental Health

    Neurobiological Mechanisms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Henning Budde, Mirko Wegner

    The Exercise Effect on Mental Health contains the most recent and thorough overview of the links between exercise and mental health, and the underlying mechanisms of the brain. The text will enhance interested clinicians’ and researchers’ understanding of the neurobiological effect of exercise on…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    CRC Press

  • Bioethics, Genetics and Sport book cover

    Bioethics, Genetics and Sport

    1st Edition

    By Silvia Camporesi, Mike McNamee

    Advances in genetics and related biotechnologies are having a profound effect on sport, raising important ethical questions about the limits and possibilities of the human body. Drawing on real case studies and grounded in rigorous scientific evidence, this book offers an ethical critique of…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • The Sports Playbook: Building Teams that Outperform, Year after Year book cover

    The Sports Playbook

    Building Teams that Outperform, Year after Year, 1st Edition

    By Joshua A. Gordon, Gary T. Furlong, Ken Pendleton

    Why do so many sports teams have losing records, year after year? Why do others win big, but only every 20 or 30 years? And why is it that so few teams enjoy sustained, continual success? This book gives the answer. Providing a blueprint or "playbook" for success in sports at every level, it lays…

    eBook – 2018-03-15
    Routledge

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