E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Science for Exercise and Sport book cover

    Science for Exercise and Sport

    1st Edition

    By David James, Craig Williams

    This handbook is written for undergraduate sport studies and sport and exercise students. It introduces students to the basic scientific principles that will underpin their learning and is aimed primarily at those who have little or no background in science. Craig Williams and David James…

    eBook – 2014-05-01

  • Teaching Physical Education Creatively book cover

    Teaching Physical Education Creatively

    1st Edition

    By Angela Pickard, Patricia Maude

    Teaching Physical Education Creatively provides knowledge and understanding in order to engage creatively with the primary Physical Education curriculum for both trainee teachers and qualified teachers. It is full of ideas for developing the teaching of dance, games, gymnastics and outdoor and…

    eBook – 2014-04-24
    Learning to Teach in the Primary School Series

  • Managing Organizations for Sport and Physical Activity: A Systems Perspective book cover

    Managing Organizations for Sport and Physical Activity

    A Systems Perspective, 4th Edition

    By Packianathan Chelladurai

    Managing Organizations for Sport and Physical Activity, fourth edition, presents a clear and concise treatment of managing organizations in sport and physical activity. The four functions of management--planning, organizing, leading, and evaluating--provide a general framework that represents the…

    eBook – 2014-04-15

  • Sports Architecture book cover

    Sports Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Rod Sheard

    This book offers a rare chance to understand how sport and architecture come together to create an outstanding building type - a symbol of our times. Rod Sheard shares the experience and expertise of HOK LOBB in this beautifully illustrated book, offering practical advice and guidance on…

    eBook – 2014-04-04
    Taylor & Francis

  • Fundamental Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise book cover

    Fundamental Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise

    1st Edition

    By James Watkins

    Fundamental Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise is an engaging and comprehensive introductory textbook that explains biomechanical concepts from first principles, showing clearly how the science relates to real sport and exercise situations. The book is divided into two parts. The first provides a…

    eBook – 2014-03-26

  • Research Methods in Sports Coaching book cover

    Research Methods in Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lee Nelson, Ryan Groom, Paul Potrac

    Research Methods in Sports Coaching is a key resource for any student, researcher or practitioner wishing to undertake research into sports coaching. It takes the reader through each phase of the research process, from identifying valuable research questions, to data collection and analyses, to the…

    eBook – 2014-03-26

  • Molecular Exercise Physiology: An Introduction book cover

    Molecular Exercise Physiology

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Henning Wackerhage

    Molecular Exercise Physiology: An Introduction is the first student-friendly textbook to be published on this key topic in contemporary sport and exercise science. It introduces sport and exercise genetics and the molecular mechanisms by which exercise causes adaptation. The text is linked to real…

    eBook – 2014-02-24

  • Childhood Obesity: Prevalence, Pathophysiology, and Management book cover

    Childhood Obesity

    Prevalence, Pathophysiology, and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rexford S. Ahima

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters.The prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity has increased worldwide in recent decades. Obesity in childhood is associated with a wide range of serious health complications and an increased risk of premature illness and death later in life.…

    eBook – 2013-12-07
    Apple Academic Press

  • Sport Psychology: Performance Enhancement, Performance Inhibition, Individuals, and Teams book cover

    Sport Psychology

    Performance Enhancement, Performance Inhibition, Individuals, and Teams, 2nd Edition

    By Nicholas T. Gallucci

    Sport Psychology, 2nd Edition provides a synthesis of the major topics in sport psychology with an applied focus and an emphasis on achieving optimal performance. After exploring the history of sport psychology, human motivation, and the role of exercise, there are three main sections to the…

    eBook – 2013-12-04
    Psychology Press

  • The Enduring Color Line in U.S. Athletics book cover

    The Enduring Color Line in U.S. Athletics

    1st Edition

    By Krystal Beamon, Chris M. Messer

    Sports are an integral part of American society. Millions of dollars are spent every year on professional, collegiate, and youth athletics, and participation in and viewing of these sports both alter and reflect how one perceives the world. Beamon and Messer deftly explore sports as a social…

    eBook – 2013-11-12
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • Dance Medicine in Practice: Anatomy, Injury Prevention, Training book cover

    Dance Medicine in Practice

    Anatomy, Injury Prevention, Training, 1st Edition

    By Liane Simmel

    Dance Medicine in Practice is the complete physical textbook for dance, written specifically to help dancers understand the anatomy, function and care of their bodies. Specific chapters are devoted to focusing on the spine, pelvis, hips, knees, feet, shoulders and arms. Each of these covers the…

    eBook – 2013-10-30

  • The Association Game: A History of British Football book cover

    The Association Game

    A History of British Football, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Taylor

    The story of British football's journey from public school diversion to mass media entertainment is a remarkable one. The Association Game traces British football from the establishment of the earliest clubs in the nineteenth century to its place as one of the prominent and commercialised…

    eBook – 2013-10-18

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