E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • The Peer Guide to Applied Sport Psychology for Consultants in Training book cover

    The Peer Guide to Applied Sport Psychology for Consultants in Training

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark W. Aoyagi, Artur Poczwardowski, Jamie L. Shapiro

    Successful sport psychology professionals have benefitted from stimulating conversations, challenging questions, support, camaraderie, guidance, and advice offered by their graduate school classmates. Peer relationships are vital and valued aspects of professional development, with many of the…

    eBook – 2016-11-10
    Routledge

  • Sports Marketing book cover

    Sports Marketing

    1st Edition

    By Michael J. Fetchko, Donald P. Roy, Kenneth E. Clow

    For courses in Sports Marketing.Help students understand the business of sports through a practitioner’s perspective.Written from the perspective of those who’ve been actively involved in the sports business, Sports Marketing addresses business and marketing issues pertinent to sports as observed…

    eBook – 2016-11-03
    Routledge

  • Drugs in Society: Causes, Concepts, and Control book cover

    Drugs in Society

    Causes, Concepts, and Control, 8th Edition

    By Michael D. Lyman

    Drugs in Society: Causes, Concepts, and Control, Eighth Edition, focuses on the many critical areas of America's drug problem, providing a foundation for rational decision-making within this complex and multidisciplinary field. Lyman offers a comprehensive big-picture examination of the US drug…

    eBook – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • Managing Sport Facilities and Major Events: Second Edition book cover

    Managing Sport Facilities and Major Events

    Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By Eric C. Schwarz, Hans Westerbeek, Dongfeng Liu, Paul Emery, Paul Turner

    Sport events are inextricably linked to the places in which they are hosted. High-profile events require high-quality venues, and the proper management of facilities is crucial to their success. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, Managing Sport Facilities and Major Events is still the…

    eBook – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • Sport and Exercise Physiology Testing Guidelines: The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Guide book cover

    Sport and Exercise Physiology Testing Guidelines

    The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew M. Jones, Edward M. Winter, R.C. Richard Davison, Paul D. Bromley, Tom Mercer

    Sport and exercise physiologists are called upon to carry out physiological assessments that have proven validity and reliability, both in sport-specific and health-related contexts. A wide variety of test protocols have been developed and refined. This book is a comprehensive guide to these…

    eBook – 2016-09-17
    Routledge

  • Stress Management and Prevention: Applications to Daily Life book cover

    Stress Management and Prevention

    Applications to Daily Life, 3rd Edition

    By David D. Chen

    Gain a critical understanding of the nature of stress from a positive psychology framework that allows you to look beyond a simple pathology of stress-related symptoms. This new edition of Stress Management and Prevention integrates Eastern and Western concepts of stress while emphasizing an…

    eBook – 2016-07-22
    Routledge

  • From Numbers to Words: Reporting Statistical Results for the Social Sciences book cover

    From Numbers to Words

    Reporting Statistical Results for the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Susan Morgan, Tom Reichert, Tyler R. Harrison

    This invaluable resource guides readers through the process of creating scholarly, publishable prose from the results of quantitative experiments and investigations. It delves into the issues commonly encountered when reporting the results of statistical experiments and investigations, and provides…

    eBook – 2016-07-22
    Routledge

  • Sport Consumer Behaviour: Marketing Strategies book cover

    Sport Consumer Behaviour

    Marketing Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Daniel C. Funk, Kostas Alexandris, Heath McDonald

    All successful marketing strategies in sport or events must take into account the complex behaviour of consumers. This book offers a complete introduction to consumer behaviour in sport and events, combining theory and cutting-edge research with practical guidance and advice to enable students and…

    eBook – 2016-07-18
    Routledge

  • Olympic Cities: City Agendas, Planning, and the World’s Games, 1896 – 2020 book cover

    Olympic Cities

    City Agendas, Planning, and the World’s Games, 1896 – 2020, 3rd Edition

    Edited by John R. Gold, Margaret M. Gold

    The first edition of Olympic Cities, published in 2007, provided a pioneering overview of the changing relationship between cities and the modern Olympic Games. This substantially revised and enlarged third edition builds on the success of its predecessors. The first of its three parts provides…

    eBook – 2016-07-11
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Green Exercise: Linking Nature, Health and Well-being book cover

    Green Exercise

    Linking Nature, Health and Well-being, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Barton, Rachel Bragg, Carly Wood, Jules Pretty

    The concept of Green Exercise has now been widely adopted and implies a synergistic health benefit of being active in the presence of nature. This book provides a balanced overview and synthesis text on all aspects of Green Exercise and integrates evidence from many different disciplines including…

    eBook – 2016-07-07
    Routledge

  • Understanding the Olympics book cover

    Understanding the Olympics

    2nd Edition

    By John Horne, Garry Whannel

    The Olympic Games is unquestionably the greatest sporting event in the world, with billions of viewers across the globe. How did the Olympics evolve into this multi-national phenomenon? How can the Olympics help us to understand the relationship between sport and society? What will be the impact…

    eBook – 2016-05-20
    Routledge

  • Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance book cover

    Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Jeffreys, Jeremy Moody

    An effective strength and conditioning program is an essential component of the preparation of any athlete or sportsperson. Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance is a comprehensive and authoritative introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning, providing students,…

    eBook – 2016-04-28
    Routledge

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