E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Research Methods: The Key Concepts book cover

    Research Methods: The Key Concepts

    1st Edition

    By Michael Hammond, Jerry Wellington

    This invaluable resource provides a comprehensive overview of the many methods and methodologies of social research. Each entry provides a critical definition and examines the value and difficulties of a particular method or methodology of concept across different fields of social research.…

    eBook – 2012-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Equity and Inclusion in Physical Education and Sport book cover

    Equity and Inclusion in Physical Education and Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gary Stidder, Sid Hayes

    An essential component of good practice in physical education is ensuring inclusivity for all pupils, regardless of need, ability or background. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, Equity and Inclusion in Physical Education fully explores the theoretical and practical issues faced by…

    eBook – 2012-09-10
    Routledge

  • Understanding Sport: A socio-cultural analysis book cover

    Understanding Sport

    A socio-cultural analysis, 1st Edition

    By John Horne, Alan Tomlinson, Garry Whannel, Kath Woodward

    In the decade or more since publication of the first edition of Understanding Sport, both sport and wider global society have undergone profound change. In this fully updated, revised and expanded edition of their classic textbook, John Horne, Alan Tomlinson, Garry Whannel and Kath Woodward offer a…

    eBook – 2012-08-21
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Advanced Motorsport Engineering book cover

    Advanced Motorsport Engineering

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Livesey

    Advanced Motorsport Engineering is an essential textbook for students on Motorsports Engineering courses and a handy reference those already working in the industry.The book covers advanced topics in motorsport such as diagnosing and rectifying faults in engines, chassis and transmission. Sections…

    eBook – 2012-07-26
    Routledge

  • Managing Sports Organizations book cover

    Managing Sports Organizations

    2nd Edition

    By Daniel Covell, Sharianne Walker, Peter Hess, Julie Siciliano

    Managing Sport Organizations, second edition, is a newly updated and comprehensive introduction to the themes and elements surrounding sport management. The book teaches management theory and principles in a coherent manner, helping to reinforce these concepts for students in schools of…

    eBook – 2012-06-25
    Routledge

  • Leisure Marketing book cover

    Leisure Marketing

    1st Edition

    By Susan Horner, John Swarbrooke

    Divided into nine parts, Leisure Marketing: a global perspective guides the reader through leisure and marketing concepts, the marketing mix, key issues in different sectors, topical issues (such as globalisation, marketing research and ethics, for example branding and environmental issues), and…

    eBook – 2012-06-25
    Routledge

  • Skill Acquisition in Sport: Research, Theory and Practice book cover

    Skill Acquisition in Sport

    Research, Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicola J. Hodges, A. Mark Williams

    Success in sport depends upon the athlete's ability to develop and perfect a specific set of perceptual, cognitive and motor skills. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, Skill Acquisition in Sport examines how we learn such skills and, in particular, considers the crucial role of…

    eBook – 2012-06-25
    Routledge

  • Game Sense: Pedagogy for Performance, Participation and Enjoyment book cover

    Game Sense

    Pedagogy for Performance, Participation and Enjoyment, 1st Edition

    By Richard Light

    Game Sense is an exciting and innovative approach to coaching and physical education that places the game at the heart of the session. It encourages the player to develop skills in a realistic context, to become more tactically aware, to make better decisions and to have more fun. Game Sense is a…

    eBook – 2012-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Sports Tourism: Participants, Policy and Providers book cover

    Sports Tourism

    Participants, Policy and Providers, 1st Edition

    By Mike Weed, Chris Bull

    Sports Tourism: Participants, Policy and Providers is an unparalleled text that explains sports tourism as a social, economic and cultural phenomenon that stems from the unique interaction of activity, people and place. Unlike other texts, it establishes sports tourism as a unique area that…

    eBook – 2012-06-14
    Routledge

  • Organization Behaviour for Leisure Services book cover

    Organization Behaviour for Leisure Services

    1st Edition

    By Darren Lee-Ross, Conrad Lashley

    Organization Behaviour for Leisure Services provides the reader with the conceptual tools necessary for analysing organizational behaviour in the context of hospitality, leisure and tourism provision, and understaanding events in order to take appropriate management action.Taking the view that…

    eBook – 2012-06-14
    Routledge

  • Festival and Events Management book cover

    Festival and Events Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Yeoman, Martin Robertson, Jane Ali-Knight, Siobhan Drummond, Una McMahon-Beattie

    Festival and Events Management: an international perspective is a unique text looking at the central role of events management in the cultural, tourism and arts industries. With international contributions from industry and academia, the text looks at the following: * Events & cultural environments…

    eBook – 2012-06-14
    Routledge

  • Sponsorship: For a Return on Investment book cover

    Sponsorship: For a Return on Investment

    1st Edition

    By Guy Masterman

    Sponsorship is both a critical communications tool for sponsors as well as a fundamental revenue stream for rights owners. Market leaders use sponsorship widely and arguably more successfully than any other communications tool to achieve competitive advantage whilst events of all sizes depend on…

    eBook – 2012-06-14
    Routledge

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