E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Essentials of Performance Analysis in Sport: second edition book cover

    Essentials of Performance Analysis in Sport

    second edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Mike Hughes, Ian Franks

    Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, Essentials of Performance Analysis in Sport is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to this core discipline of contemporary sport science. It introduces the fundamental theory of match and performance analysis, using real-world illustrative…

    eBook – 2015-05-08
    Routledge

  • Entrepreneurship for the Creative and Cultural Industries book cover

    Entrepreneurship for the Creative and Cultural Industries

    1st Edition

    By Bonita Kolb

    Artists, musicians, actors, singers, designers and other creative individuals need to understand basic business concepts if they are to successfully pursue their chosen artistic profession. These skills have historically not been taught to creative students, which leaves them unprepared to make a…

    eBook – 2015-03-27
    Routledge
    Mastering Management in the Creative and Cultural Industries

  • School Nutrition and Activity: Impacts on Well-Being book cover

    School Nutrition and Activity

    Impacts on Well-Being, 1st Edition

    Edited by Areej Hassan

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters.Childhood obesity is a major public health crisis nationally and internationally. This insightful compendium provides valuable information and assesses the research foundations behind several school initiatives to help combat the epidemic of…

    eBook – 2015-03-20
    Apple Academic Press

  • Psychology of Physical Activity: Determinants, Well-Being and Interventions book cover

    Psychology of Physical Activity

    Determinants, Well-Being and Interventions, 3rd Edition

    By Stuart J. H. Biddle, Nanette Mutrie, Trish Gorely

    The positive benefits of physical activity for physical and mental health are now widely acknowledged, yet levels of physical inactivity continue to increase throughout the developed world. Understanding the psychology of physical activity has therefore become an important concern…

    eBook – 2015-02-20
    Routledge

  • Sports Marketing: A Practical Approach book cover

    Sports Marketing

    A Practical Approach, 1st Edition

    By Larry DeGaris

    Any sports marketing student or prospective sports marketer has to understand in detail genuine industry trends and be able to recognise solutions to real-world scenarios. Sports Marketing: A Practical Approach is the first textbook to offer a comprehensive, engaging and practice-focused bridge…

    eBook – 2015-02-11
    Routledge

  • Managing People in Sport Organizations: A Strategic Human Resource Management Perspective book cover

    Managing People in Sport Organizations

    A Strategic Human Resource Management Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Tracy Taylor, Alison Doherty, Peter McGraw

    Managing People in Sport Organizations provides a comprehensive overview of the theory and practice of managing people within a strategic framework. This revised and updated second edition examines a range of strategic human resource management approaches that can be used by sport organizations to…

    eBook – 2015-01-09
    Routledge
    Sport Management Series

  • Sports Journalism: A Multimedia Primer book cover

    Sports Journalism

    A Multimedia Primer, 2nd Edition

    By Rob Steen

    Sports Journalism is a comprehensive guide to the purpose, principles and practice of this unique profession. Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, including important new material on social media and the rise of on-line journalism, this is still the only book to explore the…

    eBook – 2014-12-17
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Sport Marketing: Second edition book cover

    Introduction to Sport Marketing

    Second edition, 2nd Edition

    By Aaron C.T. Smith, Bob Stewart

    Introduction to Sport Marketing is an accessible and engaging introduction to key concepts and best practice in sport marketing. Aimed at students with little or no prior knowledge of marketing, the book outlines a step-by-step framework for effective sport marketing, from conducting market…

    eBook – 2014-12-17
    Routledge
    Sport Management Series

  • Exercise Physiology: for Health and Sports Performance book cover

    Exercise Physiology

    for Health and Sports Performance, 1st Edition

    By Nick Draper, Helen Marshall

    Exercise Physiology for Health and Sports Performance brings together all the essential human anatomy and applied physiology that students of exercise science, physical education and sports coaching need to know. Written in a friendly, accessible style and containing a wide range of features…

    eBook – 2014-12-05
    Routledge

  • Statistics for Sports and Exercise Science: A Practical Approach book cover

    Statistics for Sports and Exercise Science

    A Practical Approach, 1st Edition

    By John Newell, Tom Aitchison, Stanley Grant

    Statistics in Sport and Exercise Science assumes no prior knowledge of statistics and uses real-life case studies to introduce the importance of statistics in sport and exercise science. Statistical tests and techniques are described here in a friendly and easy-to-understand manner, giving you the…

    eBook – 2014-12-05
    Routledge

  • Research Methods for Sports Studies: Third Edition book cover

    Research Methods for Sports Studies

    Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Chris Gratton, Dr Ian Jones, Ian Jones

    Research Methods for Sports Studies is a comprehensive, engaging and practical textbook that provides a complete grounding in both qualitative and quantitative research methods for the sports studies student. Leading the reader step-by-step through the entire research process, from identifying a…

    eBook – 2014-12-05
    Routledge

  • Practical Sports Coaching book cover

    Practical Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Nash

    Practical Sports Coaching is a thorough and engaging guide for all sports coaching students and practitioners. Drawing on real-life case studies and examples, the book is designed to develop practical coaching skills and provides readers with the methods and tools they need to become an expert…

    eBook – 2014-11-24
    Routledge

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