E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Sport, Culture and Society: An introduction book cover

    Sport, Culture and Society

    An introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Grant Jarvie

    What can sport do to produce social change in our world today? It is impossible to fully understand contemporary society and culture without acknowledging the importance of sport. Sport is part of our social and cultural fabric, possessing a commercial power that makes it a potent force in the…

    eBook – 2017-07-20
    Routledge

  • How to Become a Sport and Exercise Psychologist book cover

    How to Become a Sport and Exercise Psychologist

    1st Edition

    By Martin Eubank, David Tod

    Whether you are an athlete suffering from nerves or someone who lacks motivation to exercise, sport and exercise psychology can help. As the discipline of psychology evolves, more and more people are training to become sport and exercise psychologists. But how do you qualify, and when you do, what…

    eBook – 2017-07-20
    Routledge
    How to become a Practitioner Psychologist

  • Golf Business and Management: A Global Introduction book cover

    Golf Business and Management

    A Global Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Breitbarth, Sebastian Kaiser-Jovy, Geoff Dickson

    Golf is big business around the world. With high profile series such as the PGA, LPGA and European tours to the re-introduction of golf to the Olympics at Rio 2016, golf occupies a prominent place in the global sport community. This is the first book to introduce the fundamentals of golf business…

    eBook – 2017-07-20
    Routledge

  • Presenting Your Data with SPSS Explained book cover

    Presenting Your Data with SPSS Explained

    1st Edition

    By Perry R. Hinton, Isabella McMurray

    Data Presentation with SPSS Explained provides students with all the information they need to conduct small scale analysis of research projects using SPSS and present their results appropriately in their reports. Quantitative data can be collected in the form of a questionnaire, survey or…

    eBook – 2017-07-14
    Routledge

  • Sport, Ethics and Leadership book cover

    Sport, Ethics and Leadership

    1st Edition

    By Jack Bowen, Ronald S. Katz, Jeffrey R. Mitchell, Donald J. Polden, Richard Walden

    Everybody involved in sport, from the bleachers to the boardroom, should develop an understanding of ethics. Sport ethics prompt discussion of the central principles and ideals by which we all live our lives, and effective leadership in sport is invariably ethical leadership. This fascinating new…

    eBook – 2017-07-12
    Routledge

  • Sport Law: A Managerial Approach: A Managerial Approach book cover

    Sport Law: A Managerial Approach

    A Managerial Approach, 3rd Edition

      Sport Law: A Managerial Approach, third edition, merges law and sport management in a way that is accessible and straightforward. Its organization continues to revolve around management functions rather than legal theory. Concise explanations, coupled with relevant industry examples and…

    eBook – 2017-07-05
    Routledge

  • Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology, Exercise Testing, and Physical Fitness book cover

    Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology, Exercise Testing, and Physical Fitness

    1st Edition

    By Terry J. Housh, Joel T. Cramer, Joseph P. Weir, Travis W. Beck, Glen O. Johnson

    Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology, Exercise Testing, and Physical Fitness is a comprehensive text that will provide students with meaningful lab experiences--whether they have access to sophisticated laboratories and expensive equipment, or they are looking for procedures that can be done…

    eBook – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Statistics in Human Performance: Using SPSS and R book cover

    Introduction to Statistics in Human Performance

    Using SPSS and R, 1st Edition

    By Dale P. Mood, James R. Morrow, Jr.

    "Our goal is to give readers the knowledge and skill to use statistics effectively in their professional lives and feel comfortable doing so."--From the Preface This new textbook, by two renowned authors with many years of teaching experience, provides: A sound overview of statistical procedures…

    eBook – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • Instructional Models in Physical Education book cover

    Instructional Models in Physical Education

    3rd Edition

    By Michael Metzler

    Ensures that physical educators are fully armed with a comprehensive plan for incorporating instructional models in their teaching! Instructional Models for Physical Education has two primary goals for its readers. The first is to familiarize them with the notion of model-based instruction for…

    eBook – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • Organizational Behaviour in Sport book cover

    Organizational Behaviour in Sport

    1st Edition

    By James Skinner, Bob Stewart

    What makes a sport enterprise successful? How can managers working in sport improve organizational effectiveness through strategic behaviour management? This comprehensive and accessible textbook addresses these important questions and examines the theories that underpin organizational analysis in…

    eBook – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • Human Motor Development: A Lifespan Approach book cover

    Human Motor Development

    A Lifespan Approach, 9th Edition

    By V. Gregory Payne, Larry D. Isaacs

    This book provides an overview of human development and includes the relationship between motor development and cognitive and social development. It explores factors affecting development, including effects of early stimulation and deprivation. The book addresses assessment in motor development.…

    eBook – 2017-04-25
    Routledge

  • Applied Exercise and Sport Physiology, With Labs book cover

    Applied Exercise and Sport Physiology, With Labs

    4th Edition

    By Terry J. Housh, Dona J. Housh, Herbert A. deVries

    Applied Exercise & Sport Physiology, Fourth Edition, presents theory and application in an appealing, balanced, and manageable format. By providing an essential introduction to the systems of the human body and covering important aspects of exercise and sport physiology, it will be a useful…

    eBook – 2017-04-04
    Routledge

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