E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Precarity, Critical Pedagogy and Physical Education book cover

    Precarity, Critical Pedagogy and Physical Education

    1st Edition

    By David Kirk

    This unflinching analysis explains the nature of precarity and its detrimental effects on the health and wellbeing of young people. It exposes physical educators’ unpreparedness to provide inclusive, fair and equitable forms of physical education that might empower young people to overcome the mal…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • The Meeting of Aesthetics and Ethics in the Academy: Challenges for Creative Practice Researchers in Higher Education book cover

    The Meeting of Aesthetics and Ethics in the Academy

    Challenges for Creative Practice Researchers in Higher Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate MacNeill, Barbara Bolt

    The Meeting of Aesthetics and Ethics in the Academy provides a deep understanding of the nuances of ethics in the creative environment and contributes to the critical exploration of the nature of research ethics in higher education. Written by world-renown academics with a wealth of experience in…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

  • Effective Coaching in Strength and Conditioning: Pathways to Superior Performance book cover

    Effective Coaching in Strength and Conditioning

    Pathways to Superior Performance, 1st Edition

    By Ian Jeffreys

    This book takes a radically different approach to the challenge of coaching in strength and conditioning. In doing so, it addresses many of the paradoxes of strength and conditioning, providing new perspectives that shed light on to the many questions that challenge coaches. Rather than focusing…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Exercise: Integrating Theory and Practice book cover

    The Psychology of Exercise

    Integrating Theory and Practice, 5th Edition

    By Curt L. Lox, Kathleen A. Martin Ginis, Heather L. Gainforth, Steven J. Petruzzello

    Now in its fifth edition, The Psychology of Exercise: Integrating Theory and Practice is the ideal resource for undergraduate courses devoted to the study of exercise behavior. Following the success of previous editions, this book successfully integrates theoretical principles and the latest…

    eBook – 2019-09-12
    Routledge

  • Sport, Development and Environmental Sustainability book cover

    Sport, Development and Environmental Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Millington, Simon C. Darnell

    This is the first book to consider the intersections of sport, international development and environmental sustainability. It explores the tensions between sport’s potential contribution to the environment and its rather poor record to date. Bringing together a diverse group of scholars who…

    eBook – 2019-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sport Development

  • Comprehensive Applied Sport Psychology book cover

    Comprehensive Applied Sport Psychology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jim Taylor

    The aim of Comprehensive Applied Sport Psychology (CASP) is to challenge our field to look beyond its current status and propel applied sport psychology and mental training forward and outward with a broad and multi-layered examination of everything psychological, emotionally, and socially that the…

    eBook – 2019-09-10
    Routledge

  • Mindfulness and Acceptance in Sport: How to Help Athletes Perform and Thrive under Pressure book cover

    Mindfulness and Acceptance in Sport

    How to Help Athletes Perform and Thrive under Pressure, 1st Edition

    By Kristoffer Henriksen, Jakob Hansen, Carsten Hvid Larsen

    Mindfulness- and acceptance-based approaches such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Mindfulness Acceptance Commitment (MAC) are gaining momentum with sport psychology practitioners who work to support elite athletes. These acceptance-based, or third wave, cognitive behavioral…

    eBook – 2019-08-19
    Routledge

  • Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes: Science and Application book cover

    Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes

    Science and Application, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Rhodri S. Lloyd, Jon L. Oliver

    Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes: Science and Application offers an evidence-based introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning for young athletes. Fully revised and updated, this second edition draws on leading research to offer a holistic approach to training…

    eBook – 2019-08-16
    Routledge

  • Experiential Learning and Outdoor Education: Traditions of practice and philosophical perspectives book cover

    Experiential Learning and Outdoor Education

    Traditions of practice and philosophical perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jim Parry, Pete Allison

    This book adds to the theoretical development of the emerging fields of experiential learning and outdoor education by examining the central concept, 'experience', and interrogating a central claim of experiential learning: whether, and if so how, a short-term singular experience can transform a…

    eBook – 2019-08-15
    Routledge

  • Hosting the Olympic Games: Uncertainty, Debates and Controversy book cover

    Hosting the Olympic Games

    Uncertainty, Debates and Controversy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie Delaplace, Pierre-Olaf Schut

    Hosting the Olympic Games: Uncertainty, Debates and Controversy provides a broad and comprehensive analysis of past Olympic and Paralympic events, shedding critical light on the future of the Games with a specific look at the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympics. It draws attention to the debates and…

    eBook – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Advances in Tourism

  • Sport Facility Operations Management: A Global Perspective book cover

    Sport Facility Operations Management

    A Global Perspective, 3rd Edition

    By Eric C. Schwarz, Stacey A. Hall, Simon Shibli

    Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Sport Facility Operations Management goes beyond the basic theories of sport facility management to include relevant practical professional experiences connecting facilities, people, and technology. This is a comprehensive and engaging textbook…

    eBook – 2019-08-09
    Routledge

  • Capitalism, Sport Mega Events and the Global South book cover

    Capitalism, Sport Mega Events and the Global South

    1st Edition

    By Billy Graeff

    What are the social, political and economic consequences of staging sport mega events such as the Olympics and the World Cup? Capitalism, Sport Mega Events and the Global South presents a new approach to sport mega events and related issues, exploring elements that are not present or are not…

    eBook – 2019-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

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