E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • The Sports Management Toolkit book cover

    The Sports Management Toolkit

    1st Edition

    By Paul Emery

    The Sports Management Toolkit is a practical guide to the most important management tools and techniques available to those working in the sport and leisure industries. Designed to bridge the gap between the classroom and the workplace, it includes ten free-standing chapters, each of which provides…

    eBook – 2011-04-19

  • Managing Sport Finance book cover

    Managing Sport Finance

    1st Edition

    By Robert Wilson

    All good managers working in sport need to have a clear understanding of the principles of finance and accounting. Whether working in the private, public or voluntary sectors, a firm grasp of the basic concepts and techniques of financial management is essential if a manager is to make effective…

    eBook – 2011-03-17

  • The Business of Sports: A Primer for Journalists book cover

    The Business of Sports

    A Primer for Journalists, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Conrad

    This book explores the business aspect of sports with an orientation to those topics that are most relevant to journalists, providing the foundation for understanding the various parts of the sports business. Moving beyond sports writing, this text offers a distinct perspective on professional,…

    eBook – 2011-02-02
    Routledge Communication Series

  • The Coaching Process: A Practical Guide to Becoming an Effective Sports Coach book cover

    The Coaching Process

    A Practical Guide to Becoming an Effective Sports Coach, 1st Edition

    By Lynn Kidman, Stephanie J. Hanrahan

    In this fresh and engaging introduction to sports coaching, Lynn Kidman and Stephanie Hanrahan guide students through the coaching process. Focusing on the practical aspects of sports coaching, the book helps students to develop their basic technical skills as well as strategies for working with…

    eBook – 2010-12-16

  • Making Sense of Sports book cover

    Making Sense of Sports

    5th Edition

    By Ellis Cashmore, Ellis Cashmore

    Updated, revised and enhanced with new features, the fifth edition of Making Sense of Sports is the biggest and strongest yet. Ellis Cashmore's unique multidisciplinary approach to the study of sports remains the only introduction to combine anthropology, biology, economics, history, philosophy,…

    eBook – 2010-09-13

  • Hoop Dreams on Wheels: Disability and the Competitive Wheelchair Athlete book cover

    Hoop Dreams on Wheels

    Disability and the Competitive Wheelchair Athlete, 1st Edition

    By Ronald Berger

    Hoop Dreams on Wheels is a life-history study of wheelchair athletes associated with a premier collegiate wheelchair basketball program. The book, which grapples with the intersection of biography and history in society, situates the study in broader context with background on the history and…

    eBook – 2010-08-27
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • International Cases in the Business of Sport book cover

    International Cases in the Business of Sport

    1st Edition

    International Cases in the Business of Sport focuses specifically on the analysis of high profile cases studies within the management of sport businesses and offers an innovative teaching solution to a market that is often overlooked. This book is a truly international text examining sports from a…

    eBook – 2010-05-14

  • Sport and Tourism book cover

    Sport and Tourism

    1st Edition

    By James Higham, Tom Hinch

    Sport and Tourism: Globalization, Mobility and Identity marks a new era in sport tourism texts. Written by global experts whose previous collaborations have been integral to the development of the field, the book applies key social science concepts and issues relevant to the academic study of sport…

    eBook – 2010-05-04

  • Qualitative Research in Sport Management book cover

    Qualitative Research in Sport Management

    1st Edition

    By Allan Edwards, James Skinner

    Qualitative Research in Sport Management is the first book of its kind to bring together valuable research designs based on extensive research in qualitative research methods across a number of different fields. Research designs from the fields of business, education, cultural studies, media…

    eBook – 2010-05-04

  • Marketing the Arts: A Fresh Approach book cover

    Marketing the Arts

    A Fresh Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daragh O'Reilly, Finola Kerrigan

    In recent years, there have been significant shifts in arts marketing, both as a practice and an academic discipline. The relationship between art and the market is increasingly complex and dynamic, requiring a transformation in the way the arts are marketed.   Marketing the Arts argues that…

    eBook – 2010-04-27

  • Arts Management book cover

    Arts Management

    2nd Edition

    By Derrick Chong

    The second edition of Arts Management has been thoroughly revised to provide an updated, comprehensive overview of this fast-changing subject. Arts managers and students alike are offered a lively, sophisticated insight into the artistic, managerial and social responsibilities necessary for those…

    eBook – 2009-12-18

  • Research Methods for Sports Performance Analysis book cover

    Research Methods for Sports Performance Analysis

    1st Edition

    By Peter O'Donoghue

    Modern techniques of sports performance analysis enable the sport scientist, coach and athlete to objectively assess, and therefore improve upon, sporting performance. They are an important tool for any serious practitioner in sport and, as a result, performance analysis has become a key component…

    eBook – 2009-12-16

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