E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Research Methods in Sport, Exercise and Health: From Process to Product book cover

    Qualitative Research Methods in Sport, Exercise and Health

    From Process to Product, 1st Edition

    By Andrew C. Sparkes, Brett Smith

    Qualitative forms of inquiry are a dynamic and exciting area within contemporary research in sport, exercise and health. Students and researchers at all levels are now expected to understand qualitative approaches and be able to employ them in their work. In this comprehensive and in-depth…

    eBook – 2013-10-15
    Routledge

  • Stress in College Athletics: Causes, Consequences, Coping book cover

    Stress in College Athletics

    Causes, Consequences, Coping, 1st Edition

    By Robert E Stevens, David L Loudon, Deborah A Yow, William W Bowden, James H Humphrey

    Stress in College Athletics: Causes, Consequences, Coping addresses the causes and consequences of stress in college sports and offers effective coping mechanisms that will help individuals understand and control stressors and emotions in their environment. Athletic administrators, coaches, student…

    eBook – 2013-10-08
    Routledge

  • Coastal Recreation Management: The sustainable development of maritime leisure book cover

    Coastal Recreation Management

    The sustainable development of maritime leisure, 1st Edition

    By Tim Goodhead, Johnson

    The maritime environment includes both the water resource of the terrestrial coast and estuarine and coastal inshore waters. This book, for undergraduate students and those training in the field, relates the need to manage water-based leisure activities with the need to manage the maritime…

    eBook – 2013-10-08
    Taylor & Francis

  • Sport Pedagogy: An Introduction for Teaching and Coaching book cover

    Sport Pedagogy

    An Introduction for Teaching and Coaching, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Armour

    Sport Pedagogy offers an essential starting point for anyone who cares about sport, education and young people. It offers invaluable theoretical and practical guidance for studying to become an effective teacher or coach, and for anyone who wants to inspire children and young people to engage in…

    eBook – 2013-09-27
    Routledge

  • Leveraging Brands in Sport Business book cover

    Leveraging Brands in Sport Business

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark P. Pritchard, Jeffrey L. Stinson

    This edited text compiles advanced material relating to strategy and marketing in the field of sports business. Featuring contributions from experts across the sports business field, the book approaches strategy from the standpoint of managing and marketing a brand. With integrated current-day…

    eBook – 2013-08-15
    Routledge

  • Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes: Science and application book cover

    Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes

    Science and application, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rhodri S. Lloyd, Jon L. Oliver

    Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes offers an evidence-based introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning for children and young athletes. Drawing upon leading up-to-date research in all aspects of fitness and movement skill development, the book adopts a holistic…

    eBook – 2013-07-18
    Routledge

  • Marketing for Cultural Organizations: New Strategies for Attracting Audiences - third edition book cover

    Marketing for Cultural Organizations

    New Strategies for Attracting Audiences - third edition, 1st Edition

    By Bonita M. Kolb

    Marketing for Cultural Organizations presents traditional marketing theory with a focus on the aspects most relevant to arts or cultural organizations. The book explains how to overcome the division between the concepts of high art and popular culture by targeting the new tech savvy cultural…

    eBook – 2013-07-18
    Routledge

  • Evolutionary Playwork and Reflective Analytic Practice book cover

    Evolutionary Playwork and Reflective Analytic Practice

    1st Edition

    By Bob Hughes

    Play is a crucial component in the development of all children. In this comprehensive and accessible text, Bob Hughes explores the complexities of children's play, its meaning and purpose, and argues that adult-free play is essential for the psychological well-being of the child. The book divides…

    eBook – 2013-07-04
    Routledge

  • Exercise Immunology book cover

    Exercise Immunology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Gleeson, Nicolette Bishop, Neil Walsh

    Exercise immunology is an important, emerging sub-discipline within exercise physiology, concerned with the relationship between exercise, immune function and infection risk. This book offers a comprehensive, up-to-date and evidence-based introduction to exercise immunology, including the…

    eBook – 2013-06-26
    Routledge

  • Developing Sport Expertise: Researchers and Coaches Put Theory into Practice, second edition book cover

    Developing Sport Expertise

    Researchers and Coaches Put Theory into Practice, second edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Damian Farrow, Joe Baker, Clare MacMahon

    eBook – 2013-06-26
    Routledge

  • Statistics for Sport and Exercise Studies: An Introduction book cover

    Statistics for Sport and Exercise Studies

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Peter O'Donoghue

    Statistics for Sport and Exercise Studies guides the student through the full research process, from selecting the most appropriate statistical procedure, to analysing data, to the presentation of results, illustrating every key step in the process with clear examples, case-studies and data taken…

    eBook – 2013-06-19
    Routledge

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