E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Policing Major Events: Perspectives from Around the World book cover

    Policing Major Events

    Perspectives from Around the World, 1st Edition

    Edited by James F. Albrecht, Martha Christine Dow, Darryl Plecas, Dilip K. Das

    Whenever a major event requires police intervention, questions are raised about the nature of the police response. Could the police have prevented the conflict, been better prepared, reacted more quickly? Could they have acted more forcefully or brought the altercation under control more…

    eBook – 2014-11-20
    CRC Press

  • Research Methods for Sport Management book cover

    Research Methods for Sport Management

    1st Edition

    By James Skinner, Allan Edwards, Ben Corbett

    Research methods courses have become a compulsory component of most degree programs in sport management. This is the first introductory research methods textbook to focus exclusively on sport management. Through the use of examples, cases and data taken from the real world of sport management it…

    eBook – 2014-10-30
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • Foundations of Sports Coaching: second edition book cover

    Foundations of Sports Coaching

    second edition, 2nd Edition

    Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, Foundations of Sports Coaching is a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the practical, vocational and scientific principles that underpin the sports coaching process. It provides the reader with all the skills, knowledge and scientific…

    eBook – 2014-10-30

  • Human Resource Management for the Event Industry book cover

    Human Resource Management for the Event Industry

    2nd Edition

    By Lynn Van Der Wagen, Lauren White

    Human Resource Management for Events still remains the only text to introduce students to the unique application of HR principles in the context of a highly complex event environment. Linking theory, research and application it looks at the purpose and processes of managing such a sizable &…

    eBook – 2014-10-17
    Events Management

  • Sports Marketing: A Strategic Perspective, 5th edition book cover

    Sports Marketing

    A Strategic Perspective, 5th edition, 5th Edition

    By Matthew D. Shank, Mark R. Lyberger

    Now in a fully revised and updated 5th edition, Sports Marketing: A Strategic Perspective is the most authoritative, comprehensive and engaging introduction to sports marketing currently available. It is the only introductory textbook to adopt a strategic approach, explaining clearly how every…

    eBook – 2014-10-03

  • Analytic Methods in Sports: Using Mathematics and Statistics to Understand Data from Baseball, Football, Basketball, and Other Sports book cover

    Analytic Methods in Sports

    Using Mathematics and Statistics to Understand Data from Baseball, Football, Basketball, and Other Sports, 1st Edition

    By Thomas A. Severini

    The Most Useful Techniques for Analyzing Sports DataOne of the greatest changes in the sports world in the past 20 years has been the use of mathematical methods to analyze performances, recognize trends and patterns, and predict results. Analytic Methods in Sports: Using Mathematics and Statistics…

    eBook – 2014-08-05
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Body Studies: The Basics book cover

    Body Studies: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Niall Richardson, Adam Locks

    Consideration of the body as a subject for study has increased in recent years with new technologies, forms of modification, debates about obesity and issues of age being brought into focus by the media. Drawing on contemporary culture, Body Studies: The Basics introduces readers to the key…

    eBook – 2014-07-25
    The Basics

  • Total Sportscasting: Performance, Production, and Career Development book cover

    Total Sportscasting

    Performance, Production, and Career Development, 1st Edition

    By Marc Zumoff, Max Negin

    Whether you want to be in front of the camera, on the microphone, or behind the scenes, Total Sportscasting gives you the skills you’ll need to become successful in this dynamic industry. This book covers everything from performance and production techniques to all aspects of sportscasting,…

    eBook – 2014-06-20

  • Sport Psychology: The Basics book cover

    Sport Psychology

    The Basics, 1st Edition

    By David Tod

    Sport Psychology: The Basics provides an accessible introduction to the fundamental ideas at the heart of Sport Psychology today. It examines the links between sport participants’ behaviours, their personality and their environment to identify the factors which affect performance. Exploring theory…

    eBook – 2014-06-05
    The Basics

  • Becoming a Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology Professional: A Global Perspective book cover

    Becoming a Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology Professional

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Gualberto Cremades, Lauren S. Tashman

    This edited book by two prominent professionals of Sport and Exercise and Performance Sciences addresses relevant issues and experiences as one becomes a sport, exercise and performance psychology practitioner. Chapters discuss the supervision and training involved along with models of practice,…

    eBook – 2014-05-23
    Psychology Press

  • Lab Reports and Projects in Sport and Exercise Science: A Guide for Students book cover

    Lab Reports and Projects in Sport and Exercise Science

    A Guide for Students, 1st Edition

    By Mike Price

    Lab Reports and Projects in Sport and Exercise Science: A guide for students provides a comprehensive overview of what should be contained within each section of a scientific report, and clearly explains how it should be presented. Written in a friendly and engaging style, it guides the reader…

    eBook – 2014-05-22

  • Strategic Sports Event Management: Third edition book cover

    Strategic Sports Event Management

    Third edition, 3rd Edition

    By Guy Masterman

    The hosting of sports events – whether large international events, or smaller niche events – can have a significant and long-lasting impact on the local environment, economy and society. Strategic Sports Event Management provides students and event managers with an insight into the strategic…

    eBook – 2014-05-16

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