E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Risk Management for Meetings and Events book cover

    Risk Management for Meetings and Events

    1st Edition

    By Julia Rutherford Silvers

    Events of all types are produced every day for all manner of purposes, attracting all sorts of people. Creating and managing the environment in which these people will gather carries with it awesome responsibilities — legal, ethical, and financial. To provide a safe and secure setting and to…

    eBook – 2009-11-04
    Routledge
    Events Management

  • Sport and Policy book cover

    Sport and Policy

    1st Edition

    By Barrie Houlihan, Matthew Nicholson, Russell Hoye

    Sport and Policy is the first book of its kind to critically analyse the regulatory role of the state and its impact on sport and the intersections of sport with other areas of government policy. Offering a unique and comprehensive examination of how sport is affected by a range of government…

    eBook – 2009-11-04
    Routledge
    Sport Management Series

  • The Business of Conferences book cover

    The Business of Conferences

    1st Edition

    By Anton Shone

    For managers, students and conference professionals this timely new book will provide a firm foundation for understanding and operating in one of the UK's fastest growing business areas. Conferencing forms a large and expanding part of the UK economy and is now attracting serious analysis as the…

    eBook – 2009-11-03
    Routledge

  • Understanding American Sports book cover

    Understanding American Sports

    1st Edition

    By Gerald R. Gems, Gertrud Pfister

    Since the nineteenth century the USA has served as an international model for business, lifestyle and sporting success. Yet whilst the language of sport seems to be universal, American sports culture remains highly distinctive. Why is this so? How should we understand American sport? What can we…

    eBook – 2009-09-10
    Routledge

  • Sport Policy and Development: An Introduction book cover

    Sport Policy and Development

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Bloyce, Andy Smith

    Who makes sport policy and why do we need it? What is the purpose of sport development programmes? Sport Policy and Development answers these questions and more by closely examining the complex relationships between modern sport, sport policy and development and other aspects of the wider society…

    eBook – 2009-09-10
    Routledge

  • Sport, Physical Recreation and the Law book cover

    Sport, Physical Recreation and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Hazel Hartley

    It is important for anybody involved in sport and physical recreation to be aware of the legal context in which their activity takes place, to develop an understanding of their legal responsibilities and to know what might happen if something goes wrong. Sport, Physical Recreation and the Law is…

    eBook – 2009-06-30
    Routledge

  • Management of Sports Development book cover

    Management of Sports Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vassil Girginov

    Management of Sports Development is the first book to offer a holistic approach to a field which has been growing in importance for some years. Although many books exist on various aspects of development, never before has there been a text which addresses the process of development in such a…

    eBook – 2009-06-04
    Routledge

  • Sports Economics book cover

    Sports Economics

    1st Edition

    By Paul Downward, Alistair Dawson, Trudo Dejonghe

    Sports Economics is the ideal introduction for all sport management and sport policy students and those for whom economics is a relatively new area of study. The book will also provide an ideal introduction to sports economics for economics students new to the area. Specifically designed to make…

    eBook – 2009-06-04
    Routledge
    Sport Management Series

  • Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology Laboratory Manual: Tests, Procedures and Data: Volume One: Anthropometry book cover

    Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology Laboratory Manual: Tests, Procedures and Data

    Volume One: Anthropometry, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Roger Eston

    Kinanthropometry is the study of human body size, shape and form and how those characteristics relate to human movement and sporting performance. In this fully updated and revised edition of the classic guide to kinanthropometric theory and practice, leading international sport and exercise…

    eBook – 2009-06-02
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity and Health: The Evidence Explained book cover

    Physical Activity and Health

    The Evidence Explained, 2nd Edition

    By Adrianne E. Hardman, David J. Stensel

    Physical Activity and Health explains clearly, systematically and in detail the relationships between physical activity, health and disease, and examines the benefits of exercise in the prevention and treatment of a wide range of important conditions. Now in a fully updated and revised edition,…

    eBook – 2009-05-07
    Routledge

  • Sport Policy and Governance book cover

    Sport Policy and Governance

    1st Edition

    By Neil King

    Sport Policy and Governance: Local Perspectives is the first detailed study of the politics of sport policy at the local authority level of governance. In focusing on the local level, the book recognises that the extent to which we benefit from public policy is a result of where we live. Taking the…

    eBook – 2009-04-09
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives of Festivals and Events book cover

    International Perspectives of Festivals and Events

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Ali-Knight, Alan Fyall, Martin Robertson, Adele Ladkin

    International Perspectives of Festivals and Events addresses contemporary issues concerning the potential of festivals and events to produce economic, social, cultural and community benefits. Incorporating a range of international perspectives, the book provides the reader with a global look at…

    eBook – 2009-02-04
    Routledge

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