E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health: Global Perspectives book cover

    ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Laura Azzarito, Kevin Hylton

    ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health provides a resource that addresses ‘race’ and racism in an accessible way by contextualizing theory with practical evidence-based examples drawn from global geographical and cultural settings. This is the first book to focus on issues of ‘race’…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Perspectives on Equality and Social Justice in Sport and Leisure

  • Mental Skills for Athletes: A Workbook for Competitive Success book cover

    Mental Skills for Athletes

    A Workbook for Competitive Success, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth L. Shoenfelt

    Mental Skills for Athletes: A Workbook for Competitive Success is a step-by-step guide for developing a toolbox of mental skills. In this user-friendly workbook, Dr. Betsy Shoenfelt compiles materials from over 35 years of experience as a performance psychologist working to achieve competitive…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Elite Sport Performance book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Elite Sport Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dave Collins, Andrew Cruickshank, Geir Jordet

    The Routledge Handbook of Elite Sport Performance is the first book to examine a broad span of performance and support issues in contemporary elite sport; including coaching, sports science and medicine, leadership and management, operating in different societies, living in the system as a…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Extreme and Rare Sports: Performance Demands, Drivers, Functional Foods, and Nutrition book cover

    Extreme and Rare Sports: Performance Demands, Drivers, Functional Foods, and Nutrition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sourya Datta, Debasis Bagchi

    Two crucial components of a healthy life are nutrition and exercise. The importance of appropriate diet, food and nutrition are extremely important to be successful in sports, and, especially, in extreme sports. Extreme sport is an activity where a participant must demonstrate both mental and…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    CRC Press

  • The Physical Development Needs of Young Children book cover

    The Physical Development Needs of Young Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Duncombe

    With growing concerns over declining levels of school readiness and physical activity, this book highlights the importance of quality early movement experiences and explores the connection between poor early Physical Development opportunities and later difficulties in the classroom.  The book…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • From the Death Zone to the Boardroom: What Business Leaders and Decision Makers Can Learn From Extreme Mountaineering book cover

    From the Death Zone to the Boardroom

    What Business Leaders and Decision Makers Can Learn From Extreme Mountaineering, 1st Edition

    By Benedikt Boehm, Stefan Groschl

    This book explores experiences and reflections of an extreme sports athlete within the context of business, the latest scholarly works and research on topics that are relevant and timely for today’s managers and business leaders, and the daily challenges they face. Conviction, discipline, managing…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge

  • Football Fandom, Protest and Democracy: Supporter Activism in Turkey book cover

    Football Fandom, Protest and Democracy

    Supporter Activism in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Dağhan Irak

    Football Fandom, Protest and Democracy offers an in-depth and inside approach to the socio-political history of football in Turkey, where fandom is often revered as part of the national identity, presenting the historical context for football events in the country. Based on original research, the…

    eBook – 2019-05-08
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Olympic Aspirations: Realised and Unrealised book cover

    Olympic Aspirations

    Realised and Unrealised, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. A. Mangan, Mark Dyreson

    Olympic Aspirations: Realised and Unrealised surveys more than a century of the Olympic Movement’s promotion of Olympic ideals internationally. The idea for Olympic Aspirations emerged at the world-renowned annual Beijing Academic Forum just months after the city hosted the impressive 2008 Beijing…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Psychosocial Health and Well-being in High-Level Athletes book cover

    Psychosocial Health and Well-being in High-Level Athletes

    1st Edition

    By Nick Galli

    The psychological health of competitive athletes is of paramount importance to performance, retention, and well-being in sport, and national governing bodies are increasingly concerned with its promotion. Psychosocial Health and Well-being in High-Level Athletes offers students, researchers, and…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge

  • Football Psychology: From Theory to Practice book cover

    Football Psychology

    From Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erkut Konter, Jürgen Beckmann, Todd M. Loughead

    Presenting an empirically underpinned synthesis of research and theory, while offering guidance for applied practitioners, this is the first book to comprehensively map the psychology of learning, playing, and coaching the world’s favourite sport. The book provides a complete analysis of key topics…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge

  • Strategic Management in Sport book cover

    Strategic Management in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Danny O'Brien, Milena M. Parent, Lesley Ferkins, Lisa Gowthorp

    What role can strategic thinking play in contemporary sport management? It can be the difference between leading or languishing – it’s that important! Covering sport at all levels, from community-based sport to elite sport, this is the first textbook to focus on strategic management in a sport…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge

  • Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching book cover

    Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Light, Stephen Harvey

    Positive Pedagogy is an athlete-centred, inquiry-based approach that transforms the way we understand learning and coaching in sport. This book demonstrates how Positive Pedagogy for sport coaching can be successfully employed across a range of sports and levels of performance, while also providing…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge

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