E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Managing High Performance Sport book cover

    Managing High Performance Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Popi Sotiriadou, Veerle De Bosscher

    How can managers design and implement effective high performance programmes in sport? What are the key challenges in managing elite athletes, sports people and teams? This is the first book to provide a comprehensive introduction to management practice, process and policy in elite and high…

    eBook – 2013-01-17
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • Issues in Physical Education book cover

    Issues in Physical Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Capel, Susan Piotrowski

    Issues in Physical Education stimulates student-teachers, NQTs and practising physical education teachers to reflect on issues important to improving teaching in physical education. It encourages reflection and debate as an important part of professional development. Issues discussed include: aims…

    eBook – 2013-01-11
    Issues in Teaching Series

  • Football Hooliganism book cover

    Football Hooliganism

    1st Edition

    By Steve Frosdick, Peter Marsh

    This book provides a highly readable introduction to the phenomenon of football hooliganism, ideal for students taking courses around this subject as well as those having a professional interest in the subject, such as the police and those responsible for stadium safety and management. For anybody…

    eBook – 2013-01-11

  • School Sport Psychology: Perspectives, Programs, and Procedures book cover

    School Sport Psychology

    Perspectives, Programs, and Procedures, 1st Edition

    By Charles A Maher

    Find out how—and why—sports can help you better understand your studentsBecause participation in sports is an integral part of the educational experience for students in both public and private schools, it’s essential that school psychologists and counselors have a solid…

    eBook – 2013-01-11

  • Science and Soccer: Developing Elite Performers book cover

    Science and Soccer

    Developing Elite Performers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark A. Williams

    Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Science and Soccer is still the most comprehensive and accessible introduction to the physiology, biomechanics and psychology behind the world's most popular sport. Offering important guidance on how science translates into practice, the book…

    eBook – 2013-01-04

  • Conferences and Conventions 3rd edition: A Global Industry book cover

    Conferences and Conventions 3rd edition

    A Global Industry, 3rd Edition

    By Tony Rogers

    Conferences and Conventions: A Global Industry 3rd edition provides a comprehensive introduction to the key elements of the global conference, convention and meetings industry. It examines the industry’s origins, structure, economic, social and environmental impacts, education, training and career…

    eBook – 2013-01-04
    Events Management

  • Strategic Management in the Arts book cover

    Strategic Management in the Arts

    1st Edition

    By Lidia Varbanova

    Strategic Management in the Arts looks at the unique characteristics of organisations in the arts and culture sector and shows readers how to tailor a strategic plan to help these diverse organizations meet their objectives. Strategic management is an essential element that drives an organisation…

    eBook – 2013-01-03

  • The Olympics: The Basics book cover

    The Olympics: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Andy Miah, Beatriz Garcia

    The Olympics: The Basics is an accessible, contemporary introduction to the Olympic movement and Games. Chapters explain how the Olympics transcend sports, engaging us with a range of contemporary philosophical, social, cultural and political matters, including: peace development and diplomacy…

    eBook – 2012-12-20
    The Basics

  • Team Physician Manual: International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS) book cover

    Team Physician Manual

    International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), 1st Edition

    Edited by Lyle J. Micheli, Fabio Pigozzi, Kai-Ming Chan, Walter R. Frontera, Norbert Bachl, Angela D. Smith, S. Talia Alenabi

    The FIMS Team Physician Manual is the official sports medicine handbook of the International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), the world’s oldest sports medicine organization. Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, the book offers a complete guide to the background knowledge,…

    eBook – 2012-12-12

  • Sports Publicity: A Practical Approach book cover

    Sports Publicity

    A Practical Approach, 1st Edition

    By Joe Favorito

    Effective communications skills are essential for any organization. In this fully revised and updated edition of his groundbreaking guide to communications in sports, Joe Favorito introduces the skills, knowledge and techniques needed to become a successful communicator. Drawing on nearly thirty…

    eBook – 2012-11-27

  • The Screenplay Business: Managing Creativity and Script Development in the Film Industry book cover

    The Screenplay Business

    Managing Creativity and Script Development in the Film Industry, 1st Edition

    By Peter Bloore

    The development of a film screenplay is a complex and collaborative process, beginning with an initial story and continuing through drafting and financing to the start of the shoot. And yet the best ways of understanding and managing this process have never been properly studied. The Screenplay…

    eBook – 2012-11-12

  • Sports on Television: The How and Why Behind What You See book cover

    Sports on Television

    The How and Why Behind What You See, 1st Edition

    By Dennis Deninger

    In Sports on Television, Dennis Deninger provides an all-encompassing view of the sports television industry. He progresses from the need for this book, to the history of the industry and discipline, to the pioneering events of sports broadcasting and sports television, to a nuts-and bolts,…

    eBook – 2012-11-12

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