E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Sports Fundraising: Dynamic Methods for Schools, Universities and Youth Sport Organizations book cover

    Sports Fundraising

    Dynamic Methods for Schools, Universities and Youth Sport Organizations, 1st Edition

    By David J Kelley

    Sports Fundraising is a complete introduction to fundamental principles and best practice in sports fundraising. Focusing on the particular challenges of fundraising in intercollegiate and interscholastic sport, and for youth sport organizations, the book is designed to help students develop the…

    eBook – 2012-05-31
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Primary Physical Education book cover

    An Introduction to Primary Physical Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Griggs

    Physical Education is a core component of the primary school curriculum. The primary years are perhaps the most significant period for motor development in children, a time during which basic movement competencies are developed and which offers the first opportunity for embedding physical activity…

    eBook – 2012-05-29
    Routledge

  • Sport Management book cover

    Sport Management

    2nd Edition

    By Russell Hoye, Matthew Nicholson, Hans Westerbeek, Aaron Smith, Bob Stewart

    Sport Management: principles and applications second edition provides a comprehensive introduction to the practical application of management principles within sport organisations. Ideal for all students studying sport management at an introductory level, it presents an international balanced view…

    eBook – 2012-05-23
    Routledge

  • Events Management book cover

    Events Management

    3rd Edition

    By Glenn Bowdin, Johnny Allen, Rob Harris, Ian McDonnell, William O'Toole

    Events Management is the must-have introductory text providing a complete A-Z of the principles and practices of planning, managing and staging events. The book: introduces the concepts of event planning and management presents the study of events management within an academic environment…

    eBook – 2012-05-23
    Routledge
    Events Management

  • Torkildsen's Sport and Leisure Management book cover

    Torkildsen's Sport and Leisure Management

    6th Edition

    For nearly thirty years George Torkildsen’s classic textbook has been the most comprehensive and engaging introduction to sport and leisure management available to students at all levels. Now in a fully revised sixth edition, it is still the only textbook that covers all the key topics taught…

    eBook – 2012-04-27
    Routledge

  • Adventure Therapy: Theory, Research, and Practice book cover

    Adventure Therapy

    Theory, Research, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Michael A. Gass, H.L. "Lee" Gillis, Keith C. Russell

    The evolution and history of adventure therapy, as chronicled in the second chapter of this book, well demonstrates how far this field has evolved from a “divergent therapy” into an efficacious form of therapy that engages clients on cognitive, affective, and behavioral levels. Adventure Therapy is…

    eBook – 2012-04-27
    Routledge

  • Research Methods in Physical Education and Youth Sport book cover

    Research Methods in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen Armour, Doune Macdonald

    This is the first research methods book to focus entirely on physical education and youth sport. It guides the reader through the whole research process; from the first steps to completion of a dissertation or practice-based project, and introduces key topics such as: formulating a…

    eBook – 2012-03-15
    Routledge

  • Sports Law book cover

    Sports Law

    4th Edition

    By Simon Gardiner, John O'Leary, Roger Welch, Simon Boyes, Urvasi Naidoo

    Long established as the market leading textbook on sports law, this much-anticipated new edition offers a comprehensive and authoritative examination of the legal issues surrounding and governing sport internationally. Locating the legal regulation of sport within an explicit socio-economic context…

    eBook – 2012-03-12
    Routledge

  • Strength and Conditioning: A concise introduction book cover

    Strength and Conditioning

    A concise introduction, 1st Edition

    By John Cissik

    Strength and Conditioning offers a concise but comprehensive overview of training for athletic performance. Introducing essential theory and practical techniques in all of the core areas of athletic training, the book clearly demonstrates how to apply fundamental principles in putting together…

    eBook – 2011-09-28
    Routledge

  • Human Resource Management in the Sport and Leisure Industry book cover

    Human Resource Management in the Sport and Leisure Industry

    1st Edition

    By Chris Wolsey, Sue Minten, Jeffrey Abrams

    The sport and leisure sectors possess unique characteristics that pose particular challenges for managers and human resource professionals. The age profile of workers, seasonality, the pressure to achieve short-term results, media intrusion, wide differences in pay between elite and community…

    eBook – 2011-09-02
    Routledge

  • Coaching Children in Sport book cover

    Coaching Children in Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Stafford

    All coaches working with children will know that they differ substantially from adults in their capabilities, capacity for development and in their ability to meet the demands that sport places upon them. Coaching Children in Sport provides an up-to-date, authoritative and accessible guide to core…

    eBook – 2011-05-02
    Routledge

  • Adventure Education: An Introduction book cover

    Adventure Education

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Hodgson, Matt Berry

    Adventure Education is a form of experiential learning typically associated with activities involving risk, from cooperative games such as raft building to high adventure activities such as rock climbing. Adventure Education: An Introduction provides a comprehensive introduction to the…

    eBook – 2011-04-21
    Routledge

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