E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Pure Sport: Sport Psychology in Action book cover

    Pure Sport

    Sport Psychology in Action, 3rd Edition

    By John Kremer, Aidan P. Moran, Ciaran J. Kearney

    Pure Sport is a practical guide that provides insights on asserting positive mindsets, realising potential, remaining resilient against setbacks and using these experiences to move on to greater success. The book follows the journey of the athlete through six clear steps, creating a logical…

    eBook – 2019-05-28
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings book cover

    Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings

    3rd Edition

    By Shelly Newstead, Emma Isles-Buck

    Managers in child-centred settings need to be able to draw on a wide range of personal and professional skills to ensure that they are providing the best possible service. Now in its third edition, Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings looks at how you can develop the key…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge

  • Sports Marketing book cover

    Sports Marketing

    2nd Edition

    By Michael J. Fetchko, Donald P. Roy, Kenneth E. Clow

    Highly practical and engaging, Sports Marketing equips students with the skills, techniques, and tools they need to be successful marketers in any sporting environment. The book combines scholarly theory with the perspectives of those who have been actively involved in the sports business. A…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

  • Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance: Third Edition book cover

    Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance

    Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    Edited by T. Jeff Chandler, Lee E. Brown

    Fully revised and updated, the third edition of Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance provides strength and conditioning students with the clearest and most accessible introduction to the scientific principles underpinning the discipline. Covering bioenergetics and nutrition, a systematic…

    eBook – 2018-08-31
    Routledge

  • Teaching Physical Education to Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities book cover

    Teaching Physical Education to Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

    2nd Edition

    By Philip Vickerman, Anthony Maher

    Teaching Physical Education to Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities provides a thorough overview of the challenges and opportunities for inclusion in PE lessons. Combining a theoretical framework with practical strategies for teachers, the title covers a diverse range of issues…

    eBook – 2018-07-27
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Sports book cover

    The Economics of Sports

    6th Edition

    By Michael A. Leeds, Peter von Allmen, Victor A. Matheson

    The sports industry provides a seemingly endless set of examples from every area of microeconomics, giving students the opportunity to study economics in a context that holds their interest. Thoroughly updated to reflect the current sports landscape, The Economics of Sports introduces core economic…

    eBook – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science book cover

    Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science

    8th Edition

    By Alan C. Lacy, Skip M. Williams

    The eighth edition of Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science, now published in paperback and hardback, offers students a clear and practical guide to best practice for measurement and evaluation in school- and nonschool-based physical activity programs. Written…

    eBook – 2018-02-13
    Routledge

  • Visualizing Baseball book cover

    Visualizing Baseball

    1st Edition

    By Jim Albert

    Visualizing Baseball provides a visual exploration of the game of baseball. Graphical displays are used to show how measures of performance, at the team level and the individual level, have changed over the history of baseball. Graphs of career trajectories are helpful for understanding the…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    ASA-CRC Series on Statistical Reasoning in Science and Society

  • Sport Law: A Managerial Approach: A Managerial Approach book cover

    Sport Law: A Managerial Approach

    A Managerial Approach, 3rd Edition

      Sport Law: A Managerial Approach, third edition, merges law and sport management in a way that is accessible and straightforward. Its organization continues to revolve around management functions rather than legal theory. Concise explanations, coupled with relevant industry examples and…

    eBook – 2017-07-05
    Routledge

  • Financial Management in the Sport Industry book cover

    Financial Management in the Sport Industry

    2nd Edition

    By Brown T Matthew

    Financial Management in the Sport Industry provides readers with an understanding of sport finance and the importance of sound financial management in the sport industry. It begins by covering finance basics and the tools and techniques of financial quantification, using current industry examples…

    eBook – 2016-12-15
    Routledge

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